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Nearly all of us find change difficult. But what wisdom can we glean from 'having a wobble' or 'going through a rough patch'? 

Psychotherapist Julia Samuel guides us through how the most troublesome times of our lives can teach us to grow and transform ourselves.  

This Too Shall Pass unflinchingly deals with major issues relating to: family, love, work, health and identity. We follow the personal narratives of 20 or so everyday people in their 20s to 80s during their most vulnerable and transformative experiences. 

We follow Jackson's character-building story of first love; Rachel's difficult return from maternity leave; Maria's midlife love crisis; Sara's hopeful new life as a refugee and Owen's well-received coming out.   

These are unforgettable and deeply intimate yet universal stories. They will resonate with each and every one of us and enlighten our own journeys in times of change - both good and bad.

©2019 Julia Samuel (P)2019 Penguin Audio

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  • Jo Brown
  • 11-03-2020

Awful

Depressing and monotone rather posh voice reading unremarkable book. Can’t imaging she’s a very good therapist. Waste of money

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  • Ellen
  • 17-04-2020

Didn’t enjoy

The book was narrated without any passion, very monotonous. Would be useful for someone focusing on transitions, therefore I think this is the wrong book selected for me

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  • ronnimary
  • 24-03-2020

Agree with last review

Stopped listening a third of the way through, just didn't get me interested enough to want to listen. Shame.

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  • Mamalina
  • 10-11-2020

A must for trainee counsellors

I am a student counsellor studying Person Centred Approach and found this book absolutely invaluable. Author gives insight into common issues that clients might bring into therapy room, she beautifully and tentatively tells clients stories, unfolding therapeutic relationships and her own process, and even mentions issues that she takes to supervision. I opted for an audio version and found author's voice and manner of speaking very gentle and calming.

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  • paul cameron
  • 05-11-2020

emotionally engaging

this is a very thought provoking book with a real cross section of client stories. the author describes the sessions with imense detail and draws you into the therapy room. great book to read for any aspiring Thetapist.

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