'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
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.
'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
Philippa is a tonic even if you're not her patient
Pure book joy. Deep thinking made digestible & doled up with lashings of wit. How old habits hold us back. Perfect Xmas present.
So smart and interesting!
If you've ever wondered whether therapy is for you, Mrs Grayson Perry's entertaining, insightful guide will give you an idea (...) This is a story about connection, honesty and opening up emotionally - things many of us find difficult. Charmingly illustrated by daughter Flo
Curl up with a fireside read (and) swot up with psychology
a gem (...) funny, engaging, enlightening
Perry offers a digestible, droll guide to the therapeutic process
This can help many of us to understand the therapeutic process better
winningly illustrated (...) absolutely fascinating and very funny
Perry’s debut book Couch Fiction is being re-released after a decade. Here she talks about collaborating with her daughter Flo, and why her graphic novel demystification of psychotherapy still feels as relevant as ever.