What Happens in Therapy?
What happens in therapy? Good question. Couch Fiction, a book-length comic by British psychotherapist, Philippa Perry, offers some answers.
Based on a case study of Pat (our sandal-wearing, cat-loving psychotherapist) and her new client, James (an ambitious barrister with a potentially harmful habit he can’t stop), this graphic novel follows the anxieties, frustrations, mind-wanderings and break-throughs of each, through a year of therapy sessions together.
On the page: What he says, what she says…what he’s thinking, what she’s thinking. At page bottom, explanations about the theory behind various therapeutic interventions, missteps made, etc.
(Also at WTCI)
Posted by Will Baum, LCSW