Kamalamani was brought up in Somerset and is now based in Bristol, England. She has been a Dharma practitioner since 1995 and was a member of the Triratna Buddhist Order for more than 11 years. Kamalamani works as a Body psychotherapist and Ecopsychologist and has been in practice since 2003. She is particularly fascinated by the interface between therapy and spiritual practice and social, political and ecological concerns and climate justice. Previously a steering group member of Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility, and editor of its Transformations journal, Kamalamani is also a member of the Climate Psychology Alliance. In addition to several journal articles, her first book, Meditating with Character, was published by Mantra Books in 2012 and she is also a column writer for the US journal Somatic Psychotherapy Today. For 21 years she has worked as a facilitator: leading retreats and Buddhist meditation and study, teaching postgraduate studies at Bristol University in International Development, working with NGOs in sub-Saharan Africa, and offering Wild therapy training.