Dr Emma Hepburn is a clinical psychologist, with expertise in neuropsychology, who has over 15 years' experience of working with and treating mental health difficulties in both the public and private sector. She is passionate about bringing psychology and evidence-based mental health information beyond the clinic room to a wider audience and encouraging people to proactively look after their mental health. Her illustrative work has been used by a number of organisations including The American Association for the Prevention of Suicide, The Royal Society of Public Health and the Samaritans (India). She writes as @thepsychologymum on Instagram (65.5k followers) and has recently won a Bronze Lovie (Best of European Internet) award, as well as a Peoples' Choice Lovie, for her social media work and has been shortlisted for the mind Media Awards.
In a world of white noise it is often hard to hear - or even find - the mental health support you need. Emma has a unique way of cutting through to the heart of the issues we all face day-in-day-out. There isn't another book out there like this and it should be a mandatory read for anyone with a brain.Emma helped me understand my own thoughts in a way that resulted in me becoming much more compassionate towards myself. She makes hard scary things feel simpler, and for that I thank her enormously. Her incredible book is going to do the same for so many people. Read this book, feel better, then pass it on.This is a fabulous book for anyone who struggles with feeling guilty and overwhelmed by life. It will help you learn how to deal with those emotions in a positive and practical way and in turn be much kinder to yourself.Emma is relatable, practical and knowledgeable - making her the perfect guide to help you navigate life whilst safeguarding your mental health.Emma has an amazing talent for making evidence-based psychology easy to understand and simple to put into practice.Warm, fun, accessible and important. If you want to understand yourself on a serious level and enjoy yourself at the same time, this is the book for you.