Mandy Young studied at the University of Cape Town and has a Social Work Honors and a Masters in Psychology. She had her own Psychology Practise in Cape Town journeying with people of all ages to support them emotionally to have better relationships with themselves and others. Mandy is a team player and has worked with two professional medical teams, one counselling cancer patients and their families and the other supporting amputees rehabilitate back into life after the loss of a limb. However her passion is taking people into wilderness places to gain personal and professional insights from wildlife adventures, swimming with dolphins and from the wisdom of indigenous people. Much of her therapeutic and eco therapy work has been written about in newspaper articles, magazines, workshops and a children’s TV documentary. Mandy has co-authored several books and her own book: Awaken the Wild Within: Re-connect with yourself & Re-wild the World will be published by Integrity Media UK in September this year.