Book Review: I had a black dog, by Matthew Johnstone

So because it’s Mental Health Awareness Month I thought I would recommend a book I read recently while visiting my awesome psychiatrist Dr. Dee. He was on the phone (again) and after I had rifled through the filing cabinet (I’m kidding!) I found this great little book lying around in his office. They’ll be a post about Dr. Dee later this month.

I had a Black Dog by Matthew Johnstone is a great little read about what it’s like to feel depressed and the many ways that people try to hide it, disguise it and not deal with it. It’s a simple cartoon based book with thoughtful explanations on each page.


1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. sarah menary
    Oct 24, 2012 @ 11:26:28

    Thanks for recommending Matthew Johnstone’s work. I am following his blog now too. I look forward to your blog on Dr D. cheers Sarah


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: