2001, R. Amir Norris B.Sc., has helped
over 800 adults and children with fatigue disorders, ranging from those
affected by M.E., Chronic Fatigue, Post Viral Fatigue, Fibromyalgia and
He is one of the UK's widely
respected leaders in the chronic fatigue field and is helping to
way the world views ME/CFS.
Amir first began working in the Stress
Management field back in 1991. Later he trained in Person-Centred
Counselling and then trained for two years in Neuro-Linguistic
Programming at the European College of
Holistic Medicine, before becoming an Advanced Practitioner
specialising in fatigue conditions.
Amir is one of only a handful of
professionals in the world to have pioneered a successful way of
working with chronic fatigue conditions, as well as having experienced
ME/CFS directly himself during 1986 - 96, so he knows the condition
Amir has spent thousands of hours training
people from all over the world, both individually and in seminars. He
has also been a mentor to many student practitioners who have sat in on
his client trainings and courses. Over a dozen people who got well
after attending his course went on to be therapists in this field.
In 2000, he received a Bachelor of Science
Degree in Educational Multimedia from the University of Wales,
knowledge he now uses to create powerfully engaging online training
accelerates learning for those attending his online course.
In 2001, Amir trained at Bangor University with world-renowned
Professor Jon Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., scientist and best selling author.
Amir was awarded a Practitioners Certificate in Mindfulness Based
Stress Reduction. MBSR has become an accepted and highly effective
clinical approach to stress, pain and illness.
In 2008, Amir started an outreach project
using Skype to help people in other countries. The success of this
project has grown
into a worldwide online recovery course.
Amir has been a keynote conference speaker
on ME/CFS in Wales' Capital and has published numerous articles and
reports on fatigue conditions, including authoring audio, video and
Amir was one of the professionals
interviewed in a recent Norwegian documentary film on ME/CFS, after the
film makers' daughter recovered by attending his Clinic in Wales. His
clients, which include celebrities, have also been interviewed on BBC
radio 2, as well as featuring
in local and national newspapers including the Daily Mail.