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The Authority of Tenderness: Dignity and the True Self in Psychoanalysis

The Authority of Tenderness: Dignity and the True Self in Psychoanalysis

by Paul Williams

  • Paperback £13.49 (RRP : £14.99 save £1.50)

This insightful and beautifully written work explores non-linear processes of recovery of the loss of Self. The inherent healing power of hard-earned, wholehearted self-acceptance is conceived... (more)

The Fear of Doing Nothing: Notes of a Young Therapist

The Fear of Doing Nothing: Notes of a Young Therapist

by Valery Hazanov

  • Paperback £9.99
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In the spirit of Mikhail Bulgakov’s A Young Doctor’s Notebook and Sandeep Jauhar’s Intern, this is a deeply honest, searching examination of psychotherapy based on the experiences of a young... (more)

A Different Path: An Emotional Autobiography

A Different Path: An Emotional Autobiography

by Neville Symington

  • Paperback £29.99

"Our human task is to be lived by Life. Life as a transcendent principle. It seems to me that a reliable test of whether we have lived worthwhile lives is this: is the world a better place for my... (more)

The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves

The Shaking Woman or A History of My Nerves

by Siri Hustvedt

  • Paperback £9.99

While speaking at a memorial event for her father, the novelist Siri Hustvedt suffered a violent seizure from the neck down. Was it triggered by nerves, emotion - or something else entirely?

In... (more)

Growing Up?: A Journey with Laughter

Growing Up?: A Journey with Laughter

by Patrick Casement

  • Paperback £22.50

This book, by a well established author previously writing in a quite different genre, that of psychoanalysis, psychotherapy and counselling, is written for an entirely different readership. Patrick... (more)

Genius and Anxiety: How Jews Changed the World, 1847-1947

Genius and Anxiety: How Jews Changed the World, 1847-1947

by Norman Lebrecht

  • Hardback £20.00

Marx, Freud, Proust, Einstein, Bernhardt and Kafka. Between the middle of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries a few dozen men and women changed the way we see the world. But many have vanished... (more)

Not Just a Tomboy: A Trans Masculine Memoir

Not Just a Tomboy: A Trans Masculine Memoir

by Caspar Baldwin

  • Paperback £12.99

Caspar Baldwin uses his experiences to open up wider debates about how we impose gender on children, what cis people don't understand about the transition process, and how to thrive as a trans... (more)

Into the Woods and Out Again: A Memoir of Love, Madness, and Transformation

Into the Woods and Out Again: A Memoir of Love, Madness, and Transformation

by Dina Glouberman

  • Paperback £12.99
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1971 was the year Dina Glouberman went mad. Now, for the first time, Dr Dina Glouberman, renowned psychotherapist and author, co-founder of the world–famous Skyros Holidays, creator of Imagework... (more)

A Matter of Death and Life: Love, Loss and What Matters in the End

A Matter of Death and Life: Love, Loss and What Matters in the End

by Irvin D. Yalom, Marilyn Yalom

  • Hardback £16.99

Internationally renowned psychiatrist and author Irvin Yalom has devoted his career to counselling those suffering from anxiety and grief. But never had he faced the need to counsel himself until his... (more)

The Uncomfortable Truth About Racism

The Uncomfortable Truth About Racism

by John Barnes

  • Hardback £18.00 (RRP : £20.00 save £2.00)

An eloquent and thought-provoking book on racism and prejudice by the Liverpool and England football legend John Barnes.

John Barnes spent the first dozen years of his life in Jamaica before... (more)

Dweller in Shadows: A Life of Ivor Gurney

Dweller in Shadows: A Life of Ivor Gurney

by Kate Kennedy

  • Hardback £28.00

The first comprehensive biography of an extraordinary English poet and composer whose life was haunted by fighting in the First World War and, later, confinement in a mental asylum

Ivor Gurney... (more)

Thin Places

Thin Places

by Kerri ni Dochartaigh

  • Paperback £9.99

Kerri ní Dochartaigh was born in Derry at the very height of the Troubles. One parent was Catholic, the other Protestant. In the space of a year Kerri’s family were forced out of two homes and when... (more)

Thin Places

Thin Places

by Kerri ni Dochartaigh

  • Hardback £14.99

In Thin Places, a mixture of memoir, history and nature writing, Kerri explores how nature kept her sane and helped her heal, how violence and poverty are never more than a stone's throw from beauty... (more)

The Reactor: A Book about Grief and Repair

The Reactor: A Book about Grief and Repair

by Nick Blackburn

  • Paperback £12.99

The Reactor is a memoir about absence and creative possibilities, assembled like the pieces of a puzzle. Through philosophy, music, fashion, psychology, art and film, Blackburn travels a vast... (more)

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