Alex Gunn was born in the South East Essex heartlands in the UK. He has worked as a school teacher, actor, university lecturer, and psychotherapist and had a brief but memorable career in the circus where he juggled chainsaws. He won a highly coveted Government Beacon Award for a Degree programme that he created for the University of Plymouth and is a long standing member of the International Network of Motivational Psychotherapy Trainers.He now busies himself teaching, writing and running a small unusual travel company in Thailand. He lives with his beautiful wife Chrissy and their two boys Jack and Teddy.