The host, Chrissy B, aka Christoulla Boodram, is a happy, friendly and caring TV presenter, writer and public speaker who loves life. Having battled with anxiety, depression, panic attacks and other mental health issues for many years and now completely recovered, she is passionate about sharing her happiness and positivity with the public and encouraging people to talk about mental health with the aim of getting the help they need.
Born and bred in London, and with a degree in Business Studies, Chrissy B’s portfolio career spans across human resources, web and graphic design, and press and community outreach projects before she found a niche in TV presenting.
Over the years she has presented Your Say, a controversial current affairs show, two women’s TV shows, and another that focussed on helping people find solutions to life’s problems. Since June 2012, she has been the Executive Producer and host of her own TV programme – The Chrissy B Show which is the UK’s only TV show dedicated to mental health and wellbeing.
Career highlights have included talks about mental health at Universities, presenting various women’s conventions and twice hosting the Love School event at Wembley arena for an enthusiastic audience of over 11,000.
Chrissy was awarded the Global Woman Award 2017 for the Best Cover Story.
Her life’s goal is to spread the happiness she has found to other people through her TV show, events, her writing and any other way she can. She loves to learn and develop and believes that everyone can continue to learn, grow and improve whatever their age or circumstances.
Visit Chrissy’s personal website www.mylifeafterdepression.com
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* Photo taken by Mark Seymour