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Unexpected Lessons in Love

Unexpected Lessons in Love

by Bernardine Bishop

  • Paperback £7.99

With the wit of Marina Lewycka, the piercing observation of Jane Gardam, and the bittersweet charm of Mary Wesley, this will appeal to all who loved Major Pettigrew's Last Stand or The Guernsey... (more)

The Therapist's Cat

The Therapist's Cat

by Stephanie Sorrell

  • Paperback £11.99

This is a poignant, charming and amusing fiction story that raises very moral questions about our interaction with animals and how this may impact on us at a later date. Psychotherapist Pete... (more)

The Freud Scenario

The Freud Scenario

by Jean Paul Sartre

  • Paperback £20.00

In 1958, John Huston asked Jean-Paul Sartre to write a script for a movie about Sigmund Freud. The Freud Scenario, found among Sartre's papers after his death, is the result. A fluent portrait of a... (more)

The Seducer: A Novel

The Seducer: A Novel

by Claudia Moscovici

  • Paperback £21.99

This psychological thriller shows both the hypnotic appeal and the deadly danger of psychopathic seduction. This novel traces the downfall of a married woman, Ana. Feeling trapped in a lacklustre... (more)

In-gratitude and Other Poems

In-gratitude and Other Poems

by Neville Symington

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'Where does the creative act come from? No one knows. All the rash of literature in recent times from artists, scientists and theologians on the subject of consciousness finds its origin in this... (more)

Something to Tell You

Something to Tell You

by Hanif Kureishi

  • Paperback £8.99

Jamal is a successful psychoanalyst haunted by his first love and a brutal act of violence from which he can never escape. Looking back to his coming of age in the 1970s forms a vivid backdrop to the... (more)

The Adventures of Inspector Canal

The Adventures of Inspector Canal

by Bruce Fink

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Psychoanalysts make the best detectives! When it comes to divining motives, deciphering ambiguous pronouncements, detecting delusions, and foiling the tricks memory plays, famed French analyst... (more)

Theraplay and Other Plays

Theraplay and Other Plays

by Christopher Bollas

  • Paperback £12.99

The main characters of these five plays by Christopher Bollas struggle to survive in a post "Catastrophe" world. As they go about ordinary life it is clear that something insidious has both preceded... (more)

I Have Heard the Mermaids Singing

I Have Heard the Mermaids Singing

by Christopher Bollas

  • Hardback £13.99

This dark comic novella follows the life of "the psychoanalyst" in an urban village engaging a cast of characters with whom he shares his life and his ideas. A vulnerable yet thoughtful person... (more)

The Training Patient

The Training Patient

by Anna Fodorova

  • Paperback £9.44 (RRP : £9.99 You save £0.55)

Gail May, a trainee therapist is seeing her first patient, that all all-important person on whose case study her qualification depends. As a novice therapist Gail is cautious to adhere to all the... (more)

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

by Mark Haddon

  • Paperback £7.99

This is a murder mystery novel like no other. The detective, and narrator, is Christopher Boone. Christopher is fifteen and has Asperger's, a form of autism. He knows a very great deal about maths... (more)

The End of Abuse: A Playreading in Three Parts

The End of Abuse: A Playreading in Three Parts

by John Woods

  • Paperback £6.99

This work shows us the inner lives of a family locked into a cycle of disillusionment, deprivation and despair, and their interactions with "caring professionals". The authenticity with which the... (more)

What You Want

What You Want

by Constantine Phipps

  • Hardback £20.00

Patrick is still in love with his separated wife. Returning with their son after a trip to an amusement park, he begs, one last time, to reconcile with her. When she refuses, he is driven to... (more)

What's Normal Anyway? Celebrities' Own Stories of Mental Illness

What's Normal Anyway? Celebrities' Own Stories of Mental Illness

by Anna Gekoski, Steve Broome

  • Paperback £9.99

Nobody is immune from mental ill health, not even celebrities...We all know someone who suffers from mental illness. It may be a family member, friend, neighbour, or colleague. Now or in the future,... (more)

How to Disappear Completely: On Modern Anorexia

How to Disappear Completely: On Modern Anorexia

by Kelsey Osgood

  • Paperback £12.99

At fourteen, Kelsey Osgood became fascinated by the stories of women who starved themselves. She devoured their memoirs and magazine articles, committing the most salacious details of their... (more)

The Nazi and the Psychiatrist: Hermann Goring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley, and a Fatal Meeting of Minds at the End of WWII

The Nazi and the Psychiatrist: Hermann Goring, Dr. Douglas M. Kelley, and a Fatal Meeting of Minds at the End of WWII

by Jack El-Hai

  • Hardback £18.99

In 1945, an improbable relationship between the fallen Reichsmarschall, Hermann Goering, and ambitious US Army physician, Douglas Kelley, becomes a hazardous quest into the nature of evil, amid the... (more)

To Call Myself Beloved

To Call Myself Beloved

by Eina McHugh

  • Paperback £11.99

An account of a therapy, told from the patientís perspective, that offers a fascinating window into the complex intimacy and power of the therapeutic experience, as well as a thought-provoking... (more)

A Psychologist's Childhood: At the Dawn of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

A Psychologist's Childhood: At the Dawn of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

by G. Alan Smith

  • Paperback £9.99

G. Alan Smith, a clinical psychologist, describes his own personal experience of social anxiety disorder and depression, which developed during his teenage years but recovered in early adulthood. He... (more)

Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing

Out of Time: The Pleasures and the Perils of Ageing

by Lynne Segal

  • Paperback £16.99

A brave book with a polemical argument on the paradoxes, struggles and advantages of aging. How old am I? Don't ask, don't tell. As the baby boomers approach their sixth or seventh decade, they are... (more)

Waiting for Sunrise

Waiting for Sunrise

by William Boyd

  • Paperback £7.99

Vienna, 1913. Lysander Rief, a young English actor, sits in the waiting room of the city's preeminent psychiatrist as he anxiously ponders the particularly intimate nature of his neurosis. When the... (more)

Eden Halt: An Antrim Memoir

Eden Halt: An Antrim Memoir

by Ross Skelton

  • Paperback £12.99

'We read, as if memory is being assembled in front of us. It is this precision, the beautifully executed detail, that makes Eden Halt a deeply moving memoir.' - Roddy Doyle

Eden Halt describes... (more)

Hysteria

Hysteria

by Terry Johnson

  • Paperback £9.99

...or Fragments of an Analysis of an Obsessional Neurosis.

In Hysteria one of Freud's earliest cases returns to haunt the psychoanalyst, but finds Salvador Dali hiding in the cupboard.

'It... (more)

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me

Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me

by Ellen Forney

  • Paperback £12.99

A graphic memoir. Shortly before her thirtieth birthday, Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Suffering from (but enjoying) extreme mania, and terrified that medication would cause her to lose... (more)

Couple Therapy: Dramas of Love and Sex

Couple Therapy: Dramas of Love and Sex

by Barbara Bloomfield

  • Paperback £14.99

GRAPHIC NOVEL

Anthony and Andrea aren't getting on. It's five weeks away from their marriage and Andrea has caught her fiance cheating on the internet, with an older woman! Share this couple's... (more)

The Spinoza Problem: A Novel

The Spinoza Problem: A Novel

by Irvin D. Yalom

  • Hardback £17.99

In The Spinoza Problem, Irvin Yalom spins fact and fiction into an unforgettable psycho-philosophical novel. A psychiatrist with a deep interest in philosophical issues, Yalom jointly tells the story... (more)

The Spinoza Problem: A Novel

The Spinoza Problem: A Novel

by Irvin D. Yalom

  • Paperback £10.99

In The Spinoza Problem, Irvin Yalom spins fact and fiction into an unforgettable psycho-philosophical novel. A psychiatrist with a deep interest in philosophical issues, Yalom jointly tells the story... (more)

Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama

Are You My Mother? A Comic Drama

by Alison Bechdel

  • Hardback £16.99

Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, her remarkable graphic memoir about her father, established itself immediately as a classic of the genre, being chosen as Time Magazine's Best Book of the Year for 2006,... (more)

Honor's Shadow

Honor's Shadow

by Voula Grand

  • Paperback £9.44 (RRP : £9.99 You save £0.55)
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Honorís Shadow is a story of betrayal and revenge. Dr Honor Sinclair, a psychiatrist and therapist, is forced to confront a long buried betrayal, when several small events converge to awaken... (more)

At Midnight in a Flaming Town

At Midnight in a Flaming Town

by Lorraine Bateman, Paul Cole

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It is 1914 and life has changed dramatically for the people of Belgium. The advancing German military, delayed by a valiant Belgian Army, take out their frustrations on innocent civilians. Shockwaves... (more)

Laughing Star: A Story of Tough Love

Laughing Star: A Story of Tough Love

by Jo Nisbet

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The story begins on the night that two security guards arrive at a house in Los Angeles, USA, to take the author's fourteen-year-old daughter Emily away to a ĎBrat Camp' in Utah. Emily had become so... (more)

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