Dr Sharon Blackie

Dr Sharon Blackie is an award-winning writer of fiction and nonfiction. She has a PhD in behavioural neuroscience from the University of London, and an MA in Literature/Creative Writing; she is currently completing an MA in Celtic Studies at the University of Wales Trinity St David. Whilst in private practice, she specialised in narrative psychology, working with myth and story to achieve personal transformation in her clients.

Sharon is the author of the word-of-mouth bestseller If Women Rose Rooted: The Journey to Authenticity and Belonging, which offers up a new Heroine’s Journey for this age of social and ecological crisis. Her latest nonfiction book, The Enchanted Life, focuses on the mythic imagination as a bridge to a vivid sense of belongingness to a rich and many-layered world. She is also the author of the novel The Long Delirious Burning Blue, and of Foxfire, Wolfskin, a collection of original fairy tales about shapeshifting women which will be published in 2019.


Past and Current Confer Events


Psychotherapy and the Natural World
Friday 31 August – Sunday 2 September 2018




Conversion Hysteria – Adam Phillips