Worldwide, an increasingly diverse and growing number of people are seeking therapy. We go to address past traumas, to break patterns of behaviour, to confront eating disorders or addiction, to talk about relationships, or simply because we want to find out more about ourselves. Susie Orbach has been a psychotherapist for over forty years. Also a million-copy bestselling author, The New York Times called her the 'most famous psychotherapist to have set up couch in Britain since Sigmund Freud'. Here, she explores what goes on in the process of therapy through a series of dramatized case studies. Insightful and honest about a process often necessarily shrouded in secrecy, In Therapy: The Unfolding Story is an essential read for those curious about, or considering entering, therapy. This complete edition takes us deeper into the world of therapy, with 13 further sessions and a new introduction.
In this complete and updated edition of the groundbreaking In Therapy, world-renowned therapist Susie Orbach reveals what really goes on in therapy
Read and re-read the exchanges; it's worth it. * The i * Praise for the In Therapy radio show: 'The episodes bring a new meaning to the term psychodrama and are a compulsive listen. ... There is no denying ... how gripping her radio programme is.' * The Times * Susie Orbach's stories from the couch are warm, revealing and irresistible * Guardian * These 15-minute short stories from the couch proved strangely addictive. ... thought provoking. * Irish News * Praise for Bodies: Original in her diagnoses and sympathetic in her treatment, she comes across as the intellectual lovechild of Freud and Trisha. How could this not be compulsive reading? * Daily Mail * Praise for Fat is a Feminist Issue: 'Virtually all feminist debate on body image and beauty imagery owes its existence to Susie Orbach. -- Naomi Wolf, author * The Beauty Myth * Invaluable * FT *
Susie Orbach is a psychotherapist, psychoanalyst, writer and social critic. She is the founder of the Women's Therapy Centre of London, a former Guardian columnist and visiting professor at the London School of Economics and the author of a number of books including What Do Women Want, On Eating, Hunger Strike, The Impossibility of Sex, Bodies - which won the Women in Psychology Prize - and the international bestseller Fat is a Feminist Issue, which has sold well over a million copies. The New York Times said, 'She is probably the most famous psychotherapist to have set up couch in Britain since Sigmund Freud'. She lives in London and lectures extensively worldwide.Find her on Twitter @psychoanalysis