Dr Deb Roberts is a writer, speaker and yoga teacher committed to normalising mental health challenges.


"I’ve had the privilege of knowing Deb Roberts for a few years. Deb is extremely genuine, caring, qualified and hard working. Deb’s goal to encourage conversations around mental health is an important step for how we do more to help people."

Dan Kneipp, Director, Orygen

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About Dr Deb Roberts

Dr Deb Roberts PhD is passionate about personal well-being and public health.

A writer, speaker, a yoga teacher and a health advocate Deb works with individuals, corporate groups and in school communities to elevate self-care, mental and physical health support and resilience.

Deb’s unique practice combines western and eastern health methodologies, and philosophic inquiry which fuels her passion for self-support through holistic practice in community settings.

In the words of Brene Brown Deb believes that “our sense of belonging can never be greater than our level of self-acceptance.”

”When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.”

Willie Nelson


“Happiness is when what you think, what you say and what you do are in harmony.”



Speaking & Events

Dr Deb Roberts works in many settings to promote self-care and community well-being.

She is available to present to schools, corporate, families and individuals on a wide range of wellness topics that encompass decades of evidence-based studies, teaching and consulting.


“Let go of who you think you’re supposed to be; embrace who you are.”

Brené Brown



Deb has completed over 1000 hours of yoga teacher training and mindfulness/meditation courses and is a registered Yoga Australia Level 2 Teacher and a Yoga Australia Registered Children's Yoga Teacher. 

From 2019 Deb is honoured to commence yoga teaching under Svastha Yoga a select global network of accomplished yoga teachers and health practitioners.

Deb teaches private yoga classes and one weekly public yoga class in her studio and guest lectures at Melbourne yoga schools.


“My heroes are the ones who survived doing it wrong, who made mistakes, but recovered from them.”



Tool Kit

We all need some help through the tough times. Below is an “emergency tool kit” - some tips and tools I’ve learned really work to calm our nervous system and our mind.

*if you NEED IMMEDIATE HELP PLEASE CALL 13 11 14  www.lifeline.org.au


TIPS FOR being your best

  • be yourself, don't compare yourself to others

  • don't fool yourself into thinking you are more or less than others

  • acknowledge what truly makes you happy

  • eat a healthy diet

  • ensure you get enough sleep


tips for study focus

  • study in pleasant, uncluttered surrounds

  • take regular breaks and move your body

  • set goals

  • celebrate wins

  • find a coach or study partner who helps you achieve


tips for panic attacks

  • remember it will pass

  • know many people experience them

  • try controlled breathing by counting your breathe out (1-2-3-4) and in (1-2-3)

  • get out into nature, take your shoes off, sit under an old tree, smell a flower