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Has worked in health and in business. He is a published author and non-practising medical practitioner.


John Harrison is an inventive health commentator and practitioner who pioneered far reaching health perspectives in Australia and elsewhere.  A team player with superior conceptual and communication skills. Authored “Love Your Disease Its keeping you healthy” Angus & Robertson (Aus, UK 1984; Hay House, USA 1989) which sold over 100,000 copies and has become a classic in the field of mind-body medicine. Author of several other health manuscripts including “Where there’s smoke…” a smoking cessation program used for many years in clinical practice which helps people stop smoking by addressing the reasons behind them smoking.

“Highway to Health”, the second book in the “Love Your Disease” series, and the website: “Health in the Third Millennium”,, outline his current health philosophy and practice.

Special Interest

Negotiating with the medical profession.


MB BS (Batchelor or Medicine, Batchelor of Surgery).

University of Adelaide 1972

Extensive training in mind-body medicine, bodywork, multiple psychotherapies, acupuncture, dietetics, homoeopathy etc.

Australia, UK, USA, France, Sri Lanka.

Work History

2002 – present
Principal of Runfox Pty Ltd

Income Protection insurance product development consultancy

Medico-legal consultancy

2006 – 2008
Principal of MedLife – Claims Management Consultancy.
Health Consultant.
Reed Group Asia Pacific – Director.

2004 – 2006
Independent Medical Opinion.
Providing medico-legal services to insurance companies and law firms.
Reed Group Asia Pacific Publisher of the Medical Disability Advisor.

2002 – 2004
Assisted small business start up.
Author health manuscripts, health documentary.

2001 – 2002
Advanced Business Solutions Pte Ltd; Financial markets trader.
Istana East Investments Ltd; Authored and published Health websites.

2000 – 2001
United Kingdom
SOHO Tea & Coffee Co Zurich; UK representative.
Member of European Coffee Trades Federation.

1999 – 2000
United Kingdom
Fones Direct. Established Irish mobile phone company in UK market.

1998 – 1999
Fones Direct, Dublin. General Manager, strategic planner, mobile phone company.

1995 – 1997
United Kingdom
Authored Several Manuscripts in Health area.
Ristek; risk management software company. UK representative.

1984 – 1994
Health Consultant Private Practice.
Media health commentator.
Business Consultant.
Author on Medical and Health strategies.
Seminar leader; Aus, UK, USA, Indonesia, India, NZ.

1976 – 1983
Health Practitioner.

1974 – 1975
United Kingdom
National Health Service; medical officer.


  • Health
  • Psychology
  • Internet Health
  • Sport


Married with two children, living in Sydney
Keen tennis and golf player