(2019) Ted talk by Dr Emily Anhalt. A personal perspective on the upsides of therapy. Accessible and emotional.
(2016) by Jessica Benjamin. Thoughtful talk about how we might move on from our traumatic experiences with the help of another person.
(2002) by Babara Myers, BBC World service. Audio description of what therapy can be. The first of four programmes which include the history of therapy, training to become a psychotherapist and trauma work in therapy. A good enough introduction.
(2020) by Gwen Adshead. Thoughtful audio interview considering how therapy could help make society less violent.
(2008) by Lavinia Gomez. A wonderful reader on our need for relationships. A great start to understanding this human process. Free reviews.
(2001) by Irving Yalom. A practical description of what can happen in therapy. Download it for free.
(2017) by Jessica Benjamin. The best description I have found of how the therapist and client can create a therapeutic experience together. Free reviews.
(2000) by Michael Khan. Excellent overview of why insight might not be enough and how the relationship is the therapy. Free review.
(2018) Article detailing the upsides of having therapy alongside other people.
(2020.) Article detailing the harm associated with breaching professional boundaries in this way.
A relational perspective on enactments, boundary violations and self disclosure
(2020) article by Paul Renn. Wonderful description of loving and being loved within professional boundaries. A gift.