Susie Orbach





Susie Orbach



Dr. Susie Orbach - the therapist who treated Diana, Princess of Wales, for her eating disorders; the founder of the Women's Therapy Center of London; a former columnist for The Guardian; a visiting professor at the London School of Economics; and the author of 1978 best-seller Fat is a Feminist Issue - is, aside from Sigmund Freud, probably the most famous psychotherapist to have ever set up couch in Britain.

Average rating: 3.81 · 2,407 ratings · 194 reviews · 23 distinct works · Similar authors
Fat Is a Feminist Issue

3.77 avg rating — 1,233 ratings — published 1978 — 20 editions
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Bodies

3.78 avg rating — 512 ratings — published 2009 — 12 editions
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Susie Orbach on Eating

4.04 avg rating — 114 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
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The Impossibility of Sex: S...

3.64 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 1999 — 11 editions
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Hunger Strike: Starving Ami...

3.81 avg rating — 53 ratings — published 1986 — 11 editions
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What Do Women Want?

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3.66 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 1983 — 12 editions
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Fat Is A Feminist Issue 2

3.55 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 1982 — 4 editions
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What's Really Going On Here?

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1994
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Towards Emotional Literacy

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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Between Women: Love, Envy a...

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3.72 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 1987 — 11 editions
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“The truth is, we don't have an easy language for emotional life. That's why we have writers.”
Susie Orbach

“I thought of the analyst Winnicott's observation: 'It is a joy to be hidden but disaster not to be found'.”
Susie Orbach, The Impossibility of Sex: Stories of the Intimate Relationship between Therapist and Patient

“Dare to be as physically robust and varied as you always were.”
Susie Orbach

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