Anne loves being a novelist, a psychologist – and a park ranger!

As a clinical psychologist, Anne Goodwin helped people to acknowledge their own life stories. Now she is bringing mental health issues to a wider audience through her thought-provoking fiction, as Fiona Stubbs discovers.

ANNE GOODWIN has been scribbling stories since she could first hold a pencil. From casually-constructed stories to academic essays and reports during her career in clinical psychology, Anne has written prolifically.

In recent years, however, her passions for both writing and psychology have successfully forged, with Anne earning acclaim as both a novelist and short story specialist.

Her fiction explores themes of identity, mental health, marginalisation, attachment, gender, adolescence and other psychological and social issues…