Dr Nerina Ramlakhan

  • Sleep Therapist

My professional qualifications, accreditations and memberships:

  • BSc Physiology
  • PhD Neurophysiology

My professional experience:

1995-2000; BUPA Director of Corporate Wellbeing Services

2000 to date – I have run my own consultancy (drnerina.com) including organisational consultancy programmes and sleep therapy.

My work (including international) with individuals and organisations including Nightingale Hospital London involves motivational and leadership programmes, Wellness and Energy programmes, return to work coaching following long-term sickness absence, burnout prevention and sleep therapy. Ialso work with The Haven in Fulham Broadway running sleep programmes for those who are recovering from breast and other cancers.

My work has been featured in The Times, The Independent, The Sunday Express, The Guardian, New Scientist, The Evening Standard, The London Paper, Woman and Home, Healthy Living, Red and Psychologies Magazines. My work on sleep and technology addiction has been featured on ITV’s ‘This Morning’, Channel 4, GMTV and CNN. I am the sleep advisor to the SilentNight bed company.

My personal statement:

I use my academic background in physiology, philosophy and psychology to guide my teaching, but my approach is highly practical. I believe that everyone can live healthy and more fulfilling lives by finding optimal energy and balance – even in these hectic times that we live in.  My work, both with individuals and organisations, is dedicated to helping people to create this balance and equilibrium.

Additional information about my research, publications and interests:

Tired But Wired (Souvenir Press Ltd., June 2010)

I have also written for a number of journals including Legal Hub, Occupational Health and Police Review Magazine.

I am currently an active blogger for the Huffington Post. My articles can be found at http://www.huffingtonpost.com/dr-nerina-ramlakhan/