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

'Genuinely deal-changing'

Caitlin Moran

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

The Times

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

The Sunday Times

‘I have never read a more powerful book about mental health’

Joanna Cannon

‘Absolutely blew me away… I cannot think of another book in the field that would come close to this. In my opinion it is an essential read for those in the mental health arena'

Jo Brand

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

Literary Review

‘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 deeply moving (but also funny) first novel’

The Times