Philippa Perry

Factual presenter for radio and television.
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After training and volunteering with the Samaritans, Philippa Perry trained as a psychotherapist and following several years work in the mental health field, and a decade in private practice, joined the faculty of the School of Life in 2010.

In an attempt to demystify psychotherapy, wrote the graphic novel, Couch Fiction. She has also written as a freelance journalist for the Guardian, The Observer, Time Out and Psychologies and as the current Agony Aunt for Red Magazine

Philippa is also an occasional presenter for The Culture Show, BBC2, and is married to the Turner Prize winning artist, Grayson PerryIn 2012 Philippa toured with her new book How To Stay Sane.

This year Philippa has had two one-off documentaries: Being Bipolar (on Channel 4) and Sex, Lies and Love Bites: The Agony Aunt Story (on BBC4) alongside her weekly Guardian video's, Philippa Perry's: what's troubling you? answering readers problems. Moreover she is a much sought after Keynote Speaker and equally adept as a panellist and chair.


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  • @Shingle_beach I think we should INVITE HIM TO EASTBOURNE

    @Shingle_beach no but hopefully he'll get in touch

    Tom Reed Wilson. I want him in my life #TheVoiceUK