The Skeleton Cupboard: The Making of a Clinical Psychologist (Hardback)
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The Skeleton Cupboard: The Making of a Clinical Psychologist (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 22/05/2014
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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.

Publisher: Pan Macmillan
ISBN: 9781447261667

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“A Fascinating Read !”

Professor Tanya Byron writes about her early days when she is in training as a clinical psychologist and the work placements she goes to during this time.
Found this a fascinating read as it is interesting to see how... More

Paperback edition
12th June 2015
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“Fascinating read”

The majority of the mental health biographies I read are focused around the patients' stories and whilst this still interests me I was pleased to find that Tanya Byron reveals more about her journey as she... More

Hardback edition
2nd August 2014
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