From rocky beginnings growing up with domestic violence to author, entrepreneur and health advocate, Katherine is a compelling speaker and an inspiration to people all over
Katherine Maslen is a qualified naturopath, nutritionist, podcast host and a renegade for health. She is on a mission to change the face of health and to help others live a life that they love. As the author of the best selling book Get Well Stay Well, Katherine is a sought after media commentator, speaker and entrepreneur, and the host of the award-winning audio documentary podcast series ‘The Shift’. Katherine is a pioneer in her industry and has developed a world-first membership model of natural health care which is changing the face of health in Australia.
Katherine began her career as a naturopath in 2007 and in 2011 founded her first clinic, Shift at Brisbane Natural Health. From a handful of practitioners, Shift has grown to be one of Australia’s most successful health practices. In 2015 Katherine launched a worldwide first – natural health memberships that encompassed multiple practitioner care, educational resources and results tracking. Her signature memberships have disrupted the traditional model of health care and are now available worldwide as a virtual service.
If we could describe Katherine’s impact in two words it would be inspiring evolution. Katherine inspires and moves others to see what they need to shift in order to evolve into the next version of themselves.
It is Katherine’s creative outlook and entrepreneurial spirit that has made her a well-respected voice on the topic of health care in Australia. She is a go-to source for comment on health by the media and is featured frequently in publications like Good Health and Nature and Health magazines, has been interviewed on Channel 9, Channel 10 and Channel 7 and is frequently called to appear on radio.
Katherine is also an advocate for domestic violence, having grown up in a household where violence was a part of her daily life. This leads her to turn to drug use, and at the age of fifteen Katherine ended up addicted to heroin, homeless and living on the streets of Melbourne. Her recovery journey is something that Katherine believes has enriched the tapestry of her life and she brings this insight into the work that she does with others. Katherine is an avid supporter of Women’s Legal Service, which help to support women in domestic violence situations.
Katherine is energetic and sought after speaker. Her non-technical and conversational style paired with her obvious passion for what she does leaves her audience feeling empowered and inspired to make positive changes in their health and their life.
Katherine has presented to a wide variety of audiences. She has hosted workshops in a corporate setting, facilitated full-day health retreats, presented on stage to hundreds of entrepreneurs, presented Australia wide seminar series, and has been a keynote speaker at natural health symposiums.
Katherine can tailor her presentations to suit nearly any audience, whether it be those that are already health aware or those that need some basic health inspiration that lands and inspires them to make a change.
Katherine also has spoken at many business events about entrepreneurship, and in particular, disrupting traditional industries with her unique model of health care.
If you want a speaker that will engage your audience and have them making changes in their life from the session, then Katherine is for you.
Stress is more than something that happens to us – it is a response that varies within each and every person. This response can completely change the impact of stress on the individual and lead to a whole lot of pain if not managed effectively.
In this session Katherine helps you to identify what kind of stress responser you are and how to harness your physiology to deal with stress more effectively.
The health of your brain is integral in your ability to think, process and work. In this session Katherine will uncover the science behind issues like foggy headedness, lack of focus and poor productivity.
By making some simple shifts in how you live your life your brain can thrive which will greatly benefit you in work and all areas of your life.
When faced with adversity we have two choices – to suppress what is happening and ‘move on’ or to grow from the experience. By healing and growing from old traumas, you can change your beliefs and change your world. In this presentation, Katherine shares her story of growing up with domestic violence and living as a heroin addict on the streets of Melbourne at the age of 15, and how she overcame adversity and reconnected with who she was meant to be.
We are so out of touch with our bodies that we don’t even know what is wrong with us! This presentation is all about teaching you to reconnect with your body and tune into body wisdom – reading your signs and symptoms to find out what is happening in your body.
Take a journey through your digestive symptoms and discover how dysfunction can lead to digestive systems and nutritional deficiencies in the body. Katherine Maslen will discuss the 2-3 kilos of bacteria in your gut that make up your microbiome and what you need to eat to keep your gut healthy.
Your sleep-wake cycle is one of the most important functions of the body – yet when we are stressed it can get thrown of whack. In this presentation Katherine Maslen explains how stress impacts on your sleep and health via feedback loops in the body, which can be difficult to switch off. You’ll learn some practical tips for managing stress and breaking the cycle.
In this presentation Katherine talks about old paradigms in health care and why she chose to shift her business to disrupt this outdated model. She will challenge the beliefs that we have around self care and healing, and how this is holding us back from seeking the right care to be able to thrive.
When it comes to healthy habits, most of us know what we ‘should’ be doing. So why do we choose not to anyway?
In this session Katherine takes a deep dive into the psychological reasons why we build damaging habits that makes us unwell. She covers emotional eating, self-sabotage and what we can do about it.