Speaker Profile

Dr Lauren Macdonald

Medical Doctor, integrative practitioner, expert in mind-body connection and someone who has had Stage IV cancer.

Dr Lauren Macdonald has a background in Psychiatry and Integrative Medicine and works to support health, healing and optimal wellbeing. Since going into remission from stage IV cancer in 2016 she has been fascinated by our innate capacity to heal from disease, overcome trauma and thrive beyond adversity.

In addition to working as a medical doctor, Dr Lauren Macdonald is a podcast host, writer and speaker. She also facilitates transformative retreats that awaken the inner healer and allow a deeper connection with self, with others and the natural world.

Dr Macdonald qualified in Medicine from Brighton and Sussex University in 2013 and received her Psychology BSc from Cardiff University in 2007. She has completed additional trainings in Nutritional and Environmental Medicine, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), yoga, meditation, breathwork and Compassionate Inquiry. She is currently training in psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy and medical cannabis.

Dr Lauren Macdonald is speaking at 11:30.
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