The Skeleton Cupboard: The making of a clinical psychologist

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By Tanya Byron

Synopsis: Tanya Byron shares powerful stories inspired by her years of training as a clinical psychologist.

The Skeleton Cupboard is Professor Tanya Byron’s account of her years of training as a clinical psychologist, when trainees find themselves in the toughest placements of their careers. Through the eyes of her naive and inexperienced younger self, Tanya shares remarkable stories inspired by the people she had the privilege to treat. Gripping, poignant and full of daring black humour, this book reveals the frightening and challenging induction faced by all mental health staff and highlights their incredible commitment to their patients.

Powerfully moving and beautifully written, The Skeleton Cupboard shares the tales of ordinary people with an amazing resilience to the challenges of life.

Published: May 2014 | ISBN: 9781447261667

Author’s Homepage: http://www.professortanyabyron.com
Author’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/ProfTanya

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