Elitsa Dermendzhiyska
Book Editor, Freelance

Elitsa Dermendzhiyska has been a mental health researcher and writer, and is the editor of a mental health anthology, What Doesn’t Kill You: 15 Stories of Survival. (forthcoming in 2020). She lives in London.

Written by Elitsa Dermendzhiyska

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Essay/
Psychiatry and psychotherapy
Cradled by therapy

Why therapy works is still up for debate. But, when it does, its methods mimic the attachment dynamics of good parenting

Elitsa Dermendzhiyska

Austin, Texas. 1963. Photo by Thomas Hoepker/Magnum

Essay/
Social psychology
Rejection kills

The brain makes no distinction between a broken bone and an aching heart. That’s why social exclusion needs a health warning

Elitsa Dermendzhiyska