Dr Daniel Lewis
MBBS(Hons), FRACP, FASLM.
Daniel is an experienced rheumatologist (bone, joint and arthritis specialist) and pain physician who integrates mainstream medicine with natural approaches to health and wellbeing.
He is an inaugral Fellow of the Australian College of Lifestyle Medicine.
He has a private specialist medical practice in St Kilda, (Melbourne, Australia) and has previous appointments at Monash Medical Centre, Monash University and Deakin University. He is a member of the government appointed, Victorian Workcover Authority Medical Panels. Daniel is a Past President of Arthritis and Osteoporosis Victoria (Now called Move Australia). He was the co-director of the Deakin University Integrative Health Research Unit formed in 2007.
He conducts a muliti modal Musculo-Skeletal and Pain Management Programs at a rehabilitation hospital in Camberwell. In addition Daniel gives lectures and workshops on a range of medical subjects and has led retreats in Australia and overseas on various aspects of whole person care. He teaches meditation in The Lewis Institute’s More Than Meditation Course which is held regularly throughout the year.
Daniel’s passion is integrating balanced lifestyle practices into the mainstream management of bone, joint and arthritis-related disorders.
The Lewis Institute for Health and Wellbeing evolved out of Daniel’s desire to provide a supportive and empowering educational network for individuals with long term arthritis, fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, chronic pain – and other persisting illnesses and for those wishing to prevent illness.
Dr Beverley Lewis
B App Sc (Physio); B A; M Sc (Bioeng); Phd (Psych); Dip Clin Hypno & Psych; MAHA; MMAA.
Bev is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of The Lewis Institute for Health and Wellbeing. Her main interests are in education and the management of stress and anxiety, chronic pain and sleep disturbances.
Combining her experience as a therapist and clinical researcher in physiotherapy, psychology, bioengineering, meditation and hypnotherapy, Bev creates programs that enable people to discover skills, understandings and inspiration, in the areas of health and well-being.
She has worked extensively with teachers in schools to design educational programs for children from 5 to 18 years of age. The research on these unique programs has demonstrated that they greatly enhance learning, self-awareness, health and wellbeing simultaneously.
The Meditating Pathways to Wellbeing Audio Guide is the newest initiative devised by Bev and Dr Daniel Lewis. This set of audio recordings offers a simplified approach that enables people to experience and generate their own health and wellbeing.