Philippa Perry is a trained psychotherapist who worked in mental health services for many years before deciding to embark upon writing her graphic novel, Couch Fiction. Published by Palgrave Macmillan in 2010, Couch Fiction details the true nature of the psychotherapy process. Philippa’s second book, How to Stay Sane was part of a series written for and published by the School of Life and Pan Macmillan in 2012.
Philippa is an associate of the Talk for Health organisation and writes an advice column for Red Magazine. She is also a regular contributor to the Guardian.
On television and radio, Philippa has presented numerous documentaries including, The Truth about Children Who Lie, (Radio 4, 2016), Being Bipolar (Channel 4, 2015), Truth, Lies and Loves Bites (BBC 4, 2015) and The Agony Aunt Story (BBC4 2014). She also publishes an agony aunt comic strip series on Guardian-Video.