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Sophie Scott

Sophie Scott

Award-winning journalist, broadcaster, author, and Adjunct Associate Professor, Sophie Scott’s mission is to inspire and enhance the health and happiness of everyone she meets. Sophie speaks and writes on burnout prevention and recovery and managing your mindset and mental health, using the latest neuroscience.

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Testimonials for Sophie Scott

Sophie has been MC at the Australian Medical Association (NSW) Charitable Foundation’s Black Tie Dinner at NSW Parliament House for the past five years. Our guest speaker has on two occasions been the Australian of the Year. We keep inviting Sophie back because she is a real asset to the event, ensuring with warmth and humour that the evening proceeds smoothly.

Australian Medical Association (NSW) Limited


You spoke extremely clearly, logically and helpfully. It was very well received and we had some great positive feedback. I suspect we should have scheduled two hours rather than one!

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children


Sophie Scott was absolutely brilliant. She obviously put in a lot of time and effort in her research and engaging with us and her professionalism, winning personality and knowledge made our World Mental Health Day the most successful to date. We received terrific feedback about her facilitation and our event would not have been nearly as good without her commitment to mental health and her media skills.

Mental Health Council of Australia


Sophie was a fabulous MC at the Health & Fitness Industry Gala Dinner. Her role was performed seamlessly.

Fitness Australia Limited

Sophie Scott Travels from NSW
Fee Range: :$5001 to $10000

Sophie Scott's Biography

SOPHIE SCOTT teaches people around the world how to prevent and manage burnout, reduce stress and adopt high performance habits.

In addition to her work as a multi award-winning medical TV journalist for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Sophie is a professional speaker and educator with expertise in mental health.


She has an extensive presence on social media, has been an invited speaker at the World Congress on Positive Psychology, authored two books (Live a Longer Life (ABC Books) and RoadTesting Happiness (Harper Collins), and has won major awards for her journalism and medical reporting.


She is an Advisory Board Member of the Australian National Mental Health Prize and sits on the advisory board on stigma at Australia’s National Mental Health Commission and the University of Melbourne’s Contemplative Studies Centre.


She is an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Notre Dame University Medical School lecturing in science communication.


Sophie’s mission is to help people help themselves, using evidence-based science and her own personal journey. 


She is an ambassador for Bowel Cancer Australia, Pain Australia and is a patient reviewer for the British Medical Journal.


Sophie is a highly sought after MC and speaker on topics such as preventing burnout, managing your mental wellbeing during times of change, the science of high-performance habits and how to use neuroscience to stick to new habits and overcome unwanted ones.


Her talks and workshops help people take better care of their mental health through science-backed techniques so they can build emotional resilience, maximise their potential and thrive at work and at home.


Sophie is a highly sought after MC and speaker.

Speaking Topics Include

Burnout prevention: -

How to recognise burnout, learn science-backed tips to prevent burnout by understanding how your nervous system works and uncovering your limiting beliefs. Why perfectionism and high functioning anxiety puts you at higher risk of burnout and preventative strategies to put in place. How to set boundaries, manage stress and live with intention, instead of feeling overwhelmed.


Thrive through change - Managing your mindset and mental wellbeing during times of change –

We’re all going through a time of massive upheaval and uncertainty- How do protect your mental wellbeing and energy   - and thrive through change, rather than fear it. Whether you are a leader or team member, learn crucial and easy to adopt science-backed strategies to thrive. 


The science of high performance habits

Optimizing your lifestyle, diet, exercise and sleep to achieve your best. Learn to work smarter, not harder. How to use neuroscience to stick to new habits and overcome unwanted ones. Learn about linch-pin habits, the importance of rest and recovery for high performance and developing resilience.


Sophie is available for Interactive In person or virtual workshops, keynote speeches