Couch Fiction

Couch Fiction

A Graphic Tale of Psychotherapy

Summary

'A gem' - The Evening Standard
'Pure book joy. Deep thinking made digestible & doled up with lashings of wit' Bernardine Evaristo on Twitter

'So smart and interesting!' Fearne Cotton on Instagram

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Ever wanted to know what really happens in a therapist's consultation room?

Bestselling author Philippa Perry (The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read) turns her keen insights to the power of therapy. This compelling study of psychotherapy in the form of a graphic novel vividly explores a year's therapy sessions as a search for understanding and truth.

Beautifully illustrated by Flo Perry, author of How to Have Feminist Sex, and accompanied by succinct and illuminating footnotes, this book offers a witty and thought-provoking exploration of the therapeutic journey, considering a range of skills, insights and techniques along the way.
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'I loved it. I smiled and laughed. And nodded. One to read'
Susie Orbach, author of In Therapy

'(Full of) wit and good sense (...) Philippa is a tonic' Rachel Cooke, Observer

Reviews

  • Philippa is a tonic even if you're not her patient
    Rachel Cooke

About the authors

Philippa Perry

PHILIPPA PERRY has been a psychotherapist for the past twenty years. She is an agony aunt for Red Magazine, a freelance writer, and a TV and radio presenter. She has written two other books: Couch Fiction and How to Stay Sane. She lives in London with her husband the artist Grayson Perry, and they have a grown-up daughter, Flo. Her bestselling book The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read was published in 2019.
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Flo Perry (Illustrator)

Flo Perry is a writer and illustrator, former BuzzFeed editor and expert on making illustrations go viral. She was born and raised in the wilds of North London and still lives there with two lovely homosexual housemates and a terrible cat. Her book How to Have Feminist Sex was published in 2019.
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