Date: Saturday, 24 September
Time: 10:30am till 12:30pm
Venue: Sal’s Bistro, Jumeirah Islands
Topic: Mind Health
Dress Code: Wear something Pink or Purple
Guest speaker: Dr Melanie Schlatter and Irina Sharma
Youth Advocate: Amina Jilani
Children above the age of 16 are welcome to attend the event
Join us on Saturday, 24 September at Jumeirah Islands for our third LiveWell with Nakheel event – a community health and wellness initiative and a series of monthly live sessions, where each month we explore different well-being topics.
This month, LiveWell Founder and Co-Host of the popular Wellevate Life Podcast, Irina Sharma will be discussing Mind Health with Clinical Health Psychologist Dr. Melanie Schlatter. This open conversation, they will talk about proactive stance of improving, maintaining, and nurturing our mind, to live a healthy and meaningful life.
LiveWell with Nakheel assures a safe space for attendees with similar pain points and challenges to listen, share, learn and gain opportunities to build meaningful connections with others. The attendees will also have a chance to ask questions while enjoying some nourishing Mood Food curated by Sal’s Bistro.
If you are unable to join us or displaying Covid-19 symptoms, you may tune in to our live stream on Instagram @nakheelcommunities.
Meet the speakers
Dr Melanie Schlatter (PhD)
Dr Melanie Schlatter (PhD) is a New Zealand born Health Psychologist and presents a unique advantage to the field of oncology. She works in the area of psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) along with the development and use of structured psychological group support programmes for breast cancer patients and has gained rich experience by working at the Well Woman Clinic and the American Hospital Dubai.
Her work involves helping adults cope with stress, anxiety, panic attacks, depression, grief, sleep difficulties, struggles with everyday life, and the initial shock of a disease or illness diagnosis. She is committed to ongoing learning, and primarily uses techniques of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT; ‘Advanced’ and ‘Trauma’ certified), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), and supportive therapy modalities.