Philippa Perry

Season 5, Episode 7

In the final episode of this season, psychotherapist and author Philippa Perry joins Robin and Josie this week to talk about some of the best books in her field, as well as her own work. Philippa also brought along some of her favourite books including work by Jane Austen, Harvey Pekar and EF Benson.




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Reading List

Philippa recommends:

American Splendor by Harvey Pekar

The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves by Stephen Grosz

Love’s Executioner, and other tales of psychotherapy by Irvin Yalom

Staring At The Sun: Being at peace with your own mortality: Overcoming the Dread of Death by Irvin Yalom

The Road Less Travelled by M. Scott Peck

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The Minor Works of Jane Austen by Jane Austen

The Mapp and Lucia series by E.F. Benson

The Diary of a Provincial Lady by E.M. Delafield

The work of Nancy Mitford

Mrs Ames by E.F. Benson

The Blotting Book by E.F. Benson

The Anthropology of Childhood: Cherubs, Chattel, Changelings by David F. Lancy

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Robin recommends:

Watching the English by Kate Fox

Couch Fiction: A Graphic Tale of Psychotherapy by Philippa Perry

How To Stay Sane: The School of Life by Philippa Perry

Baby, The Story of a Baby’s First Two Years by Desmond Morris

Josie recommends:

Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

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