Melanie Lotfali

Dr Melanie Lotfali

Dr Melanie Lotfali

Author of Purposeful Parenting

Presenter Biography

Dr Melanie Lotfali has qualifications in psychology, education, sociology, and writing for children. For the past two decades she has engaged children, youth and adults in the spiritual educational processes of the Bahá’í community, and facilitated several other violence-prevention and respectful relationship programs in schools and workplaces. Melanie is a counsellor who specialises in responding to gender based violence such as sexual assault and domestic violence.  She is also the author of the Fellowship Farm books for 6-12 year old children which offer an example of a healthy family led by loving but spiritually disciplined parents. Most importantly, she serves as parent to four children aged 20 down to 13 years.