Mary Birch is an expert on breathing retraining. Since starting her Melbourne breathing retraining practice in 1999, Mary has successfully helped numerous clients experiencing stress, anxiety and panic to improve their breathing pattern and transform their lives. After training as a nurse at Central Middlesex Hospital in London, Mary worked in Australia, the UK and in Zambia. Mary also worked as a nurse lecturer and clinical teacher for ten years in Australia. She has published several articles on breathing retraining and presents regularly on this topic to health care professionals and community groups. Mary lives in Melbourne with her husband.