Vaughan Bell is a British clinical psychologist, currently at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust specialising in psychological interventions for psychotic outpatients and in training other professionals to deal with such patients.
4 books on this list
An intimate, moving book written with the immediacy and directness of one who still struggles with the effects of mental and chronic illness, The Collected Schizophrenias cuts right to the core. Schizophrenia is not a single unifying diagnosis, and Esmé Weijun Wang writes not just to her fellow members of the "collected schizophrenias" but to those...
This is a beautifully written, deeply observed book about life, encounters with psychiatry, and living with psychosis 'The Collected Schizophrenias' by @esmewang – source
Vaughan BellApr 19, 2019
Delusions, in their many different manifestations, are central to the concepts of madness and psychosis. Yet what causes them remains in many ways a complete mystery. McKenna's Delusions is the first comprehensive attempt to tackle one of the most arresting phenomena in psychiatry: an in-depth and critical review of what delusions are, the forms th...
Currently reading and enjoying Peter McKenna's academic book on delusions Good general summary of science of delusions with plenty of insightful points – source
Vaughan BellAug 06, 2018
Robin Ince has a good life. As a successful comedian, presenter, and writer, he's got a job that you are probably jealous of. So, why did he find himself stuck on a train platform in rural Northumberland, swearing maniacally, punching his own leg, vowing never to do stand-up again? Was he having an existential crisis? He didn't know. But he wanted ...
"I'm a Joke and So Are You" by @robinince is one of the most original, insightful and interesting psychology books I have ever read – source
Vaughan BellAug 19, 2019
For more than thirty years, On Being a Therapist has inspired generations of mental health professionals to explore the most private and sacred aspects of their work helping others. In this thoroughly revised and updated fifth edition, Jeffrey Kottler explores many of the challenges that therapists face in their practices today, including pressures...
@clinpsychris On Being a Therapist by Jeffrey Kottler I think I've pressed more copies of this book into people's hands than any other. – source
Vaughan BellFeb 27, 2020