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25 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 26 February 2013

In a brand new series for Radio 4, Susan Calman explores issues on which she has strong opinions.

When Susan was younger (and more than a little self-obsessed), she thought that the brooding, silent type was the best way to be. Then, whilst trying to deal with depression, she went on a journey of counselling, self-help. even writing poetry - you name it, she did it all. Now she is convinced that bottling things up makes things worse and that we should all talk about everything all the time. Well, not quite. But nearly.

But does counselling help or does it encourage self-pity? Should we all just pull ourselves together?

Produced by Lyndsay Fenner.


Susan Calman
Susan Calman
Lyndsay Fenner


Susan speaks out

Susan speaks out

Susan introduces her long-awaited debut Radio 4 show.

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