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The nscience Book Club: Our First Meeting for 2023

The nscience Book Club: Our First Meeting for 2023

Tired of solo reading sessions? Join us at the nscience book club meetings for stimulating discussions on the latest, the classic and the forgotten gems in the field of psychotherapy. Brew a cuppa, get comfy and join in. This is your opportunity to meet like-minded colleagues from all over the world and join them for a lively discussion!

Times: 6:30pm – 8:00pm, London, UK time

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At our first meeting for 2023, which is scheduled for 19th January 2023, we will discuss the book:

Why Has Nobody Told Me This Before?

By Dr Julie Smith (2022)

Drawing on years of experience as a clinical psychologist, online sensation Dr Julie Smith shares all the skills you need to get through life’s ups and downs.

Filled with secrets from a therapist’s toolkit, this is a must-have handbook for optimising your mental health. Dr Julie’s simple but expert advice and powerful coping techniques will help you stay resilient no matter what life throws your way.

Written in short, bite-sized entries, you can turn straight to the section you need depending on the challenge you’re facing – and immediately find the appropriate tools to help with . . .

– Managing anxiety
– Dealing with criticism
– Battling low mood
– Building self-confidence
– Finding motivation
– Learning to forgive yourself

This book tackles the everyday issues that affect us all and offers easy, practical solutions that might just change your life.


Brilliant. Bite-size. Easy to understand. Easy to flick through. It’s like a reference to how you feel — Phillip Schofield on ITV’s THIS MORNING

This book is a goldmine. I truly treat it like a handbook now Stylist

Julie Smith is the psychology teacher you wish you’d had at school Evening Standard

It’s so engaging that it’s even led me to switch off my phone for several hours so I can read it, and in this social media-obsessed age, I don’t think I can give a bigger recommendation than that — Bryony Gordon ― Telegraph

The book’s great. It’s real, it’s authentic . . . Very practical and very, very helpful– Lorraine Kelly

This book is basically an inside scoop into a therapist’s tool kit. Covers so many important topics such as managing anxiety, battling low mood, building self-confidence and learning to forgive yourself. It is no wonder that the author has become an online sensation with all her amazing advice Marie Claire

Relatable, real and easy to digest, it covers everything from understanding low mood to emotional pain, self-doubt and anxiety as if your wise best friend is chatting to you. An essential mental-health bible for adults and teenagersYOU Magazine

A guide for optimal mental wellbeing that you can dip into whenever you need Women’s Health

Wise words and compassionate tone . . . Smith’s work is hugely important in bringing applied psychology into the public realm The Psychologist

Smith . . . is especially adept at addressing the insecurities afflicting a younger generation raised on social mediaFinancial Times

About the Author

Dr Julie Smith is a clinical psychologist with over a decade of professional experience. She is also an online educator and social media star with a combined following of more than 4 million.

Julie launched her Tik Tok account to make her services more accessible; her posts on TikTok and Instagram have already amassed more than 20 million likes. She has appeared on BBC Breakfast, CNN International, Lorraine, Radio 2, Radio 5 Live, and in The Observer, The Mail on Sunday, The Evening Standard and The Daily Telegraph.


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