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

‘Gary Blackford has been a friend and fellow minister here in Coffs Harbour for a number of years. As a pastor for over 14 years I am seeing an incredible rise in the numbers of people struggling with their emotional and mental health. Gary has written an outstanding book on depression and mental illness. It is full of real life experiences that will give hope to all readers, particularly those struggling in these areas. It’s straightforward and easy to read, yet very powerful with practical examples to help readers biblically address some of their own issues. I highly recommend it to you.’

Shaun Foster, Pastor, Former C3 Church Coffs Harbour, NNSW Director C3 Church International. Currently: Victorian director for Compassion Australia.

Shaun Foster


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