Couch Fiction

Couch Fiction

by Philippa Perry and Junko Graat

Couch Fiction allows you to peep through the key-hole of the therapy room door and read the mind of the protagonists.
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    This is an excerpt of a beautifully illustrated  graphic novel based on a case study of Pat (a sandal-wearing, cat-loving psychotherapist) and her new client James (an ambitious barrister with a potentially harmful habit he can't stop).  The succinct footnotes offer a witty and thought-provoking exploration of the therapeutic journey. If you are curious of how Pat and James carry on this therapy, you can buy the book here .
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    Text and Story © Philippa Perry, 2010 Illustrations © Junko Graat, 2010
    Philippa Perry is a psychotherapist, psychotherapy supervisor and a fine art graduate. She wrote the story in Couch Fiction.

    Junko Graat trained and worked as a product designer in Japan before coming to England. She is a student of philosophy and practices as an illustrator. She is responsible for the art in Couch Fiction.
    One of the simplest yet deepest insights into the psychotherapy process I have ever read. Because so much is assimilated via pictures, you learn without having to swot up. I love it.
    Sara Jacobson
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