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James Withey

James Withey is the author of the bestselling book How to Tell Depression to Piss Off: 40 Ways to get Your Life back, and is the co-editor of The Recovery Letters: Addressed to People Experiencing Depression and What I Do to Get Through: How to Run, Swim, Cycle, Sew, or Sing Your Way Through Depression. He is the founder of The Recovery Letters project which publishes online letters from people recovering from depression. James trained as a person-centred counsellor and worked in addiction, homelessness and mental health services. He lives with depression & anxiety and writes and speaks about mental health. He lives in Hove in the UK with his husband and emotionally damaged cat.
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