Philip Teasdale

Philip Teasdale is a pseudonym. He is a therapist, clinical supervisor, trainer and, most importantly, adoptive parent. He qualified as a person-centred counsellor in 2009, having retrained following a successful career in research and business. He has worked in private practice, primary care and, for several years, in acute mental health services. Philip has also worked with a number of adoption agencies and as an adoptive parent mentor. 

Books by Philip Teasdale

Inside Adoption

Inside Adoption: a parent's story

ISBN 9781910919378

Inside Adoption is written by someone who has both worked within the adoption industry and is an adoptive parent himself. Philip Teasdale and his wife, Anne, adopted Jemma when she was a very young child. He describes here the difficult, traumatising years that followed as they struggled to…