For over thirty years therapist and teacher Dorothy Rowe has brought her outstanding qualities of originality, clarity and unfailing wisdom to bear on the problems that affect every one of us in our lives. Most importantly, Dorothy Rowe works.
Born in Australia in 1930, Dorothy Rowe worked as a teacher and child psychologist in Australia, then took her PhD at Sheffield University. From 1972 until 1986 she was head of the North Lincolnshire Dept of Clinical Psychology. She is now engaged in writing, lecturing and research, and is renowned for her work on how we communicate, and why we suffer.
Her first book, The Experience of Depression, was published in 1978 and republished as Choosing not Losing in 1988. The Construction of Life and Death, published in 1982 was republished as ‘The Courage to Live’ in 1991. Her very popular Depression: The Way out of your Prison was published in 1983 with a second edition in 1996. Living with the Bomb: Can We Live Without Enemies, was published in 1985, Beyond Fear in 1987, The Successful Self in 1988, The Depression Handbook in 1990 and reissued in 1991 as Breaking the Bonds: Wanting Everything, in 1991, Time on Our Side in 1994 and Dorothy Rowe’s Guide to Life in 1995. The Real Meaning of Money, was published in September 1997. Friends and Enemies was published in 2000, and a special edition of Beyond Fear was published in 2007 to coincide with the 20th anniversary of its original publication.