Fr Jim Cogley is a psychotherapist and woodturner with over thirty years experience. He was one of the early leaders in the Charismatic Renewal Movement in Ireland. Based in the picturesque village of Oylegate in Co. Wexford, his particular interest is that of Healing, both personal and intergenerational, and how the past that is unacknowledged can still influence the present. As an artist with wood he presents the age old truths in the form of symbols that speak to the soul.
Regarded as an inspirational speaker he in constantly in demand for seminars, retreats and conferences,. He is the author of several books in the popular Wood You Believe series including: The Unfolding Self, The Ancestral Self, and The Twinless Self. His latest publication, The Spiritual Self – A Spirituality of Healing and Integration, has been highly acclaimed as one of the best contributions to religious journalism in recent times.