Gill Coombs is a writer, coach, and facilitator. Her approach is rooted in her own long, colourful journey towards fulfilling work.

In 2010, Gill left a corporate Learning and Development career to travel around the country on foot and public transport, leading workshops for communities on living in harmony with self, people and planet. She then spent a year at Schumacher College in Devon studying Holistic Science.


She has worked with hundreds of people, 1:1 or on groups/teams, helping them to find and do work that's good for the soul, and good for the world. She has  been a trustee at Hawkwood College, and now works with the Embercombe team. She is a collaborator on Manda Scott's podcast Accidental Gods.

Gill has written three books: Hearing our Calling, about finding the right work, was published by Floris in 2014; The Game, about the role we all play in the health of the world, was published in 2016; and her latest work 'The Trembling Warrior: A Guide for Reluctant Activists' was published in 2019 to positive reviews. 

Gill has studied with Jan Mojsa, Jenny Mackewn, Malcolm Parlett, Mary-Jane Rust, Satish Kumar, Stephan Harding, Martin Shaw, David Abram, Mac Macartney and Rebecca Wildbear. She has completed a Diploma course in Therapeutic Counselling, has a Coaching Diploma (Distinction), Diploma in Gestalt in Organisations, and an MSc in Holistic Science. She continues to deepen her practice of eco-psychology and soul craft.

In conversation with author Manda Scott on the Accidental Gods podcast
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In conversation with Manda Scott about finding work we love.

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In conversation with Manda Scott about the choices we make in the game of life.

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In conversation with Manda Scott about activism for the tender-hearted.


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