Dr. Shahana Alibhai is a TEDx speaker, family physician and mental health advocate.

She has worked with a multitude of organizations including the University of British Columbia, Scotiabank, Takeda and Yale University to help the audience gain more clarity into their mental health. She has worked with accountants, engineers, physicians and government organizations instilling the message that your emotional health is directly tied to your mental health.

Her podcasts are heard internationally and she has volunteered her time through speaking to improve the mental health in developing countries such as Let’s Talk Nepal.

As a lead physician at one of British Columbia’s largest youth health centres, much of Dr. Shahana’s career is focused on those struggling with their mental health.

She has created an innovative program entitled “Think Like a Doc”, where Dr. Shahana volunteers her time to perform outreach in various schools to allow them to play the role of a doctor and in turn learn about their physical and mental health.

Her insights are highly sought after and she’s been featured in multiple major media including CTV and Global. She is best known for her “Emotional Literacy for Better Mental Health” TEDx talk and as a panelist at International Women’s Day.

She has served on the UBC Faculty of Medicine Residency training program and is currently a National accreditor for the College of Canadian Family Physicians.

Dr Shahana’s debut book “Feel Better” will be released May 2024.