Gary Blackford is a writer/speaker who lives to inspire and equip people to re-write their brain and transform their lives.

Speaking across many corporate and spiritual organisations, Gary has had first-hand experience counselling and guiding groups and individuals through the journey of recovering from mental illness.

An award-winning trainer, life coach, author, teacher and speaker, Gary lives to make life a better place to live. Writing and speaking with unusual candour, Gary takes readers and listeners alike on a journey of discovery. His new book ‘Winning Between the Ears’ follows his acclaimed first release ‘The Fog Lifter.’ Whether hearing Gary in person or intimately engaging with him through his books, you’ll find Gary speaks from a profound place of personal transformation. With refreshing vulnerability, wisdom and empathy, Gary brings a life changing connection, whether in the boardroom, backyard, classroom or corporate keynote.

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Darren Bonnell – Snr Ps Northwest Church

“Since your seminar I have been going from strength to strength.  Just recently Mental health in Tamworth have discharged me from their system/books after being with them for 25 years. June 2013

“I’m now doing a Cert III in Community Services and I’ve started helping others. Thank you Gary, these principles have changed my life.” 2015

Seminar Attendee, Tamworth

Mick Cameron


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