Gael McCarte


Australian born with Scottish/Irish roots Gael now calls the US "home" She appreciates the grounding Australia and her heritage gave her and the wings she found in the US. She is passionate about writing. As a child she wrote late into the night. Her mother,switching the light off asked, "who do you think you are? Charlotte Bronte?" Gael's response would be "if only". She then resorted to writing under the covers by the light of her flashlight.

She earned her Master's Degree in Clincal and Community Psychology in California and practiced there as a Marriage, Family and Child Therapist. While in the State of Washington she worked with the 5 branches of the military and dependants. Licensed as a psychologist in Australia she worked with criminals in the justice system, and survivors of sexual abuse and assault. She has spoken at many seminars in the US and overseas on psychological issues and subjects related to trauma as a criminogenic variable, amongst others. As the wife of a pastor she has spoken and written on faith issues. She credits her celtic roots with her sense of humor and story telling abilites. She and her husband run their own business and their three grown children continue to be their sunshine.

Where to find Gael McCarte online

Twitter: @GaelMcCarte
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Where to buy in print


Jayden Daze
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Welcome to Jayden's adventures. He loves to spend time with his grandparents as they know what is important and what is not. If he does not want to tell a visitor his name, they do not fuss. They gently nurture him, knowing that he will grow into a fine young man. He is so full of energy grandma calls days spent with him her Jayden Daze, which is the title of the book.
The Con
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 83,170. Language: English. Published: June 4, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
The Con fictionalizes the author's work with criminals in Western Australia. It gives the reader a ringside seat to those called "criminals", Australian life,the dangers, frustrations and joys of working with offenders, psychological intervention with criminality. It is told with a story teller's flair, complete with a twist in the end. It is difficult to put down, impossible to predict.
ExGirlfriends ExSisters
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,810. Language: English. Published: August 11, 2010. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » Chick lit
(4.00 from 1 review)
This story is about friends and sisters and their petty jealousies and apprehensions. They ferment through the years until they explode when one of the couples undergoes a sea change. The result is estrangement and factions. It is told through the voices of their husbands as they talk only to their wives about their failing 40 year female relationships.

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