Philippa Perry

Philippa Perry

After volunteering with the Samaritans, Philippa trained as a psychotherapist. She worked in the mental health field for several years before writing her graphic novel, Couch Fiction which lays bare the process of psychotherapy, published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2010. Her second book, How to Stay Sane, was written for a series published by the School of Life and Pan Macmillan in 2012. Her third book, The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (And Your Children Will be Glad That You Did) will be published by Penguin Life in April 2019. As well as continuing her psychotherapy work with an organisation called Talk for Health, Philippa has presented several documentaries including: The Truth about Children Who Lie; The Age of Emotion; and Humiliation for BBC Radio 4. For Channel 4 she has presented the documentaries: Being Bipolar; and The Great British Sex Survey. For BBC4 she has written and presented: Truth Lies and Love Bites, a history of Agony Aunts, and How To Be A Surrealist with Philippa Perry. Along with this, Philippa also created a cartoon agony aunt series for Guardian Video and has contributed to many other radio and television programs. She lives in London with her husband the artist, Grayson Perry and they have a grown up daughter, the writer and illustrator, Flo Perry.

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    • The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad That You Did)

    • By: Philippa Perry
    • Narrated by: Philippa Perry
    • Length: 8 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 286
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 246
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 240

    Penguin presents the audiobook edition of The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read (and Your Children Will Be Glad that You Did), by Philippa Perry....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent advice but focussed on young children

    • By lausam on 05-05-19

    Regular price: £19.99

    • How to Stay Sane

    • The School of Life
    • By: Philippa Perry
    • Narrated by: Zoe-Anne Phillips
    • Length: 3 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 26
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 24

    Philippa Perry's handbook consoles, nourishes and gently leads us on the path to sanity and emotional balance....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Truly terrible narrator

    • By Borders1 on 28-10-16

    Regular price: £6.99

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