Philip Carr-Gomm lives in Sussex, England, with his wife Stephanie and their children. From an early age Philip studied with Ross Nichols, the founder of The Order of Bards Ovates and Druids. He has a degree in psychology from University College London, and trained in psychotherapy for adults at The Institute of Psychosynthesis, and in play therapy for children with Dr Rachel Pinney. He also trained in Montessori education with the London Montessori Centre, and founded the Lewes Montessori School. In 1988 he was asked to lead The Order of Bards Ovates and Druids, and he combines his role in the Order with writing, and giving talks and workshops.
His books are published by HarperCollins, Random House, Simon & Schuster, St.Martinâ€™s Press, Quercus, John Murray, Granta and Reaktion, and have been translated into many foreign language editions.