Rosemary is a psychoanalytically trained psychotherapist and has been involved in the environmental movement since her 20s when she was part of the editorial collective of ‘Undercurrents’ magazine. With Andy Brown, she developed the award winning Carbon Conversations project which uses a psychological, small-group approach to helping people reduce carbon emissions.
Her most recent book, co-authored with Andy Brown is In Time for Tomorrow? The Carbon Conversations Handbook. She is also the author of A New Climate for Psychotherapy?, an exploration of resistance to action on climate change. She is on the committee of the Climate Psychology Alliance. She is currently engaged in research with Paul Hoggett of the University of the West of England into the psychological impact of knowledge about climate change on climate scientists and on climate activists.