American born, Deb grew up in Kansas and studied at the University of Texas, in Austin. In 1999 she completed a PhD in Public Health at The University of Melbourne.
Deb has held executive positions in the public and private health care sector, an Adjunct Faculty member at Monash University and an ambassador, writer and speaker for Australia’s mental health services provider Beyond Blue.
Other professional milestones include founding a successful school’s based yoga teaching business Yogabean, completing over 1000 hours of yoga teacher training mindfulness/meditation training, and becoming a registered Senior Teacher with Yoga Australia.
Deb’s unique approach combines western and eastern health methodologies and a philosophic inquiry that fuels her passion for self-care.
Her mission is to create healthier and kinder communities by taking action to support the physical and mental health of groups and individuals.