Change Your Mind…

A journey into the heartland of psychiatry.

This book debunks myths, challenges assumptions and offers fresh insight into what it means to be mentally ill.

And what it means to be human.

'This is a beautifully written book that brims with compassion and wit'

The Times

Winner Of

THE BIG ANXIETY PRIZE 2019

A SUNDAY TIMES 'BOOK OF THE YEAR' 2019

LONGLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2020

‘A hard-hitting and thoughtful account of contemporary mental-health practices'

The Sunday Times

'Filer does a brilliant job of bringing order and humanity to a seemingly chaotic scene'

Literary Review

'Genuinely deal-changing'

Caitlin Moran

'A brilliant, beautiful and bold book. It is illuminating and empathetic and needs to be read by all'

Bryony Gordon

'This is a beautifully written book that brims with compassion and wit'

The Times

‘At once conversational, confiding and challenging… helps us open our minds to new ways of thinking about mental health, about each other, and about our own selves’

The Bookseller

‘Erudite, well-researched and full of compassion, shedding an important light on the human cost of serious mental illness.’

Christie Watson

'A book that everyone should read... upsetting, entertaining and fascinating.'

The Observer

‘A tragic and comic account of living with schizophrenia. A must for fans of Matthew Quick’s The Silver Linings Playbook’

GQ