Listening in: A Novel of Therapy and Real Life (Paperback)Kevin Chandler (author)
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Listening In allows the reader to eavesdrop behind the closed door of the therapy room, where private and personal lives are stripped bare. Forty-something Patrick Chime is a talented therapist but terrible husband. When a client demands Patrick's personal, as well as professional, involvement in his life, he is forced to evaluate not only the true worth of the therapy but also the cost to him of a life spent listening in. As his world starts to unravel, and he learns more about his client's obsessions with the artist Degas and internet sex, Patrick comes to appreciate the parallels between therapy and prostitution and starts to question which is more genuine...
Kevin Chandler is a private therapist, specialising in relationship, marital, and sexual therapy, based in Holmfirth, West Yorkshire. He has trained many Relate counsellors during his career. Listening In is his first novel.
Publisher: Accent Press Ltd
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 200 g
Dimensions: 198 x 127 x 24 mm
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This is a well-written and intriguing novel which allows the reader to "listen in" to a host of believable characters and their problems. It opens the door to the therapy room and provides a... More
An intriguing and interesting first novel which gives an insight into the world of therapy. The author captures the humanity of the characters which leads you to become engrossed in their lives and problems. The novel... More
'Listening In' is a novel that made me feel I was doing just that: listening in on the fascinating world of therapy/counselling, and on the lives and thoughts of Patrick and the other characters. I found it... More
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