Mary Reynolds Thompson

Mary Reynolds Thompson, founder of Live Your Wild Soul Story, is an award-winning writer, facilitator of poetry and journal therapy, and a pioneer in the emerging field of spiritual ecology. She teaches and speaks internationally on the importance of developing a mutually enhancing relationship with the natural world. An instructor for TreeSisters, a nonprofit that empowers women and reforests the tropics,

Thompson also serves as core faculty of the Therapeutic Writing Institute, the leading training institute for expressive writing therapy. She is author of Embrace Your Inner Wild: 52 Reflections for an Eco-Centric World and Reclaiming the Wild Soul: How Earth’s Landscapes Restore Us to Wholeness, a 2015 Nautilus Book Award winner. She has roamed the farthest reaches of the planet, from the heights of the Himalayas to the tip of Tierra del Fuego, exploring the relationship between outer and inner nature, earth and self. Born in London, England, she now lives in Marin County, California, with her husband, Bruce.