The nation’s favourite television doctor, Dr Christian Jessen is an expert on the human body and has been dismantling the taboo on everything from sexual health to mental health. As the presenter behind ground-breaking docu-series like Embarrassing Bodies and The Ugly Face of Beauty, Christian has been tacking health concerns across the country for the past two decades. As a trusted and recognisable professional in his field, Christian is sought-after to share insightful presentations on mental and physical health as a speaker.
Best recognised for his longstanding role as the resident doctor and presenter on Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies, Christian investigated rare conditions for members of the public to support them in regaining their health. Equally professional as he is personable, Christian’s unfazed demeanour ensures he is the ideal medical professional to interact with a variety of patients, as he did on Supersize VS Superskinny and Embarrassing Fat Bodies.
Despite being known for his expert treatment of others’ ailments, Christian has suffered himself with depression, bulimia and body dysmorphia, both of which he has discussed openly in a bid to encourage others to ask for help. Through his specialist series, articles and TV features, Christian has empowered others through his moving story of mental health issues. Much of his career has also been dedicated to sexual health, malaria and HIV. As a member of the LGBT+ community, Christian has been subject to sexual discrimination, adding to his mental health issues, and his work on improving education on sexual diseases is driven by his desire to reduce the negative treatment of those who experience it.
Through publications including ‘Can I Just Ask’ and ‘Dr Christian’s Guide to Growing Up’ for children, and speaking engagements, Christian is educating the population on their own bodies. If you’re looking for a qualified professional, with first-hand experience in mental and physical health challenges, Christian is ideal to support your team in their health.
“You were fantastic to work with and we were very happy with Dr Christian.”