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The Sabir Bhatti Show



This was one of the most interesting interviews I have done! Sabir Bhatti runs a YouTube Channel called the Sabir Bhatti show. It is well worth the watch if you are interested in wellbeing and self improvement.

Deep Into Sleep


Discussing CBTI with Dr Yishan Xu, Sleep Pschologist

Deep Into Sleep is just one of Dr Yishan Xu’s many YouTube shows. It was a huge pleasure to be on her podcast and this is the video rendition of the time we chatted.


Podcast Guesting

This section is in development and will be updating. If you are interested in having me as a guest please contact me, I’d be thrilled to discuss your show and if we are a good fit.

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