Ruth Clare is a multi-passionate human who doesn't fit neatly into a box. A TEDx and motivational keynote speaker, award-winning author, embodied speaking coach, performer, mental health and child voice activist, qualified scientist and expert in authenticity, resilience and change, Ruth is driven by a desire to help people find ways to face their challenges with hope, courage and optimism.
She loves unpacking and simplifying the complex psychology and biology that drives human behaviour, sharing practical self-development tools and mental health strategies, and wrapping concepts around personal stories to make them more engaging, accessible and entertaining.
Ruth's rare willingness to be vulnerable, open and honest, combined with the wisdom she has gained both from her first-hand experience overcoming adversity and her decades of research have connected with audiences all over the globe. Her online talks have attracted hundreds of thousands of views, and her writing has been published worldwide.
Ruth also writes and contributes to organizations, committees, panels, institutes and media, sharing the value of her lived experience and researched perspectives in the areas of: the impact of family violence on children, barriers to help-seeking and mental health services for young people, the impact of military experience on veterans and veteran families, overcoming the impact of childhood trauma and neglect, generational trauma, c-PTSD and ADHD.