Marian Van Eyk McCain. BSW (Melbourne), MA, East-West Psychology (C.I.I.S. San Francisco) writes on a number of subjects, including "Wellness," stress-management, psychology, personal development, women's health and spirituality, environmental issues, organic food production and alternative technology.

Born in 1936, she has sun in Cancer, moon Aquarius, Sag. rising. Enneagram #1 (2 wing) and Myers-Briggs INFJ. She is the author of Transformation through Menopause (NY Bergin & Garvey, 1991) Elderwoman ( Findhorn Press, 2002) and The Lilypad List (Findhorn Press 2004

Marian's articles appear in a wide range of magazines. She edits several newsletters, is Co-Editor of the GreenSpirit Journal and writes the "Books in Brief "column for Resurgence ( flagship of the "small is beautiful" movement).

She also enjoys writing poetry and short stories, for which she has won several awards.

Originally a social worker, and then for many years a transpersonal psychotherapist/workshop leader/health educator, Marian now concentrates on writing, and environmental activism. She is also secretary of the Wholesome Food Association. She runs a women's group and a writer's circle, writes for four hours every day, goes for long walks and dances a lot. She is a good lecturer and enjoys public speaking.

Marian has lived and worked on three continents. She still travels often - mostly in the USA and Europe - but spends most of her time in a tiny, eighteenth century cottage near the sea in Devon, England with her partner, Sky, where she lives a simple lifestyle and practises everything she preaches (...well, tries to, anyway).

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 Elderwoman Home Page

Who is the Elderwoman?

What's she like?

"The Other Side of the Mountain"

Grandmother's Footprint

A word about Rose Hips

About Marian


Transformation through Menopause

The Lilypad List

To Buy Books (main page)

To Buy Books (UK)

Links & Resources

Contact Marian