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Dr. Linda Friedland

Residing in Perth, Western Australia, since 2009, Dr. Linda is an international health expert, medical doctor, television personality, well-regarded international speaker and a bestselling author.

She is an authority on corporate health & wellbeing as well as women’s health, stress management & lifestyle interventions. She is one of the highest rated international speakers for many global organisations and has spoken in more than 25 countries in the past few years.

Her four books 'Self' (2005), 'Having it all’ (2008) ‘Ultimate Guide to Women’s health’ (2009)and ‘The Ultimate Guide to Family Health' (2011) have all reached bestseller sales internationally.

She had a long history of anchoring and participating in award winning television as well as radio shows in the health & wellbeing genres in South Africa. She delivers numerous keynotes and seminars globally and travels frequently presenting health, lifestyle and illness prevention programs and keynotes for corporations throughout Asia, the USA, the UK, Australia
and South Africa.

Dr Friedland’s clients include numerous financial institutions, the healthcare and beauty industry, women’s organisations and the media.

Her key interests include disease prevention, lifestyle interventions, work life balance, mental health and emotional wellbeing, parenting, as well as emerging health trends. She is one of the highest rated international speakers for many global organisations and has spoken in more than 25 countries.

A mother of 5 children, including an adult son and twin daughters in their 20’s and two younger sons still in their teenage years, her many years of parenting as well as those as a medical doctor treating and counseling families, Dr Friedland has vast personal and professional experience experience on the subject of adolescence.

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  • Raising Competent Teenagers Review

    Raising Competent Teenagers Review


    A how-to guide that can be read straight through, or dipped into for advice on more than 100 different issues common to parents of teens Traversing the teen years is tricky and challenging for most parents. Pornography, sex, cyber bullying, body piercing, drug experimentation, and tattoos are all part of adolescent life. How do you remain an effective, strong and compassionate parent, able to talk to your children as they become adult? This hands-on manual contains tools for keeping up communication with your teen.

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  • Can rebellion be a good thing?

    Can rebellion be a good thing?


      As parents we often make the mistake of confusing our teenager’s non-conformity or unusual behaviours as rebellion. “What the heck is that disgusting thing doing in your eyebrow!  Get it out before your dad comes home!” “Oh, Come on mum! It’s just a ring!” “Are you crazy?  You look ridiculous. What next? Piercings all over your body!  You are going off the rails!” Expressions of identity such as weird haircuts, strange clothing and body piercings are typical of adolescence.

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