Dr James Brennan worked as a clinical psychologist in the UK’s National Health Service for over 30 years, helping a wide range of medically ill patients. In his academic role in palliative medicine at the University of Bristol, he has authored influential journal papers and lectured internationally on the psychology of cancer and mental adjustment. He has taught medical and doctoral clinical psychology students for most of his 40 year career.
His 2004 book Cancer in Context (Oxford University Press) received accolades in many academic journals and has been reprinted four times.
He lives and works in Bristol, UK
Praise for Cancer in Context
“Sensitivity and knowledge in perfect balance"
Writer and Broadcaster
"Sensible, humane and sophisticated"
Professor David Spiegel,
“Written with great sensitivity and compassion”
Health Psychology Update
“A reflective, informed and empathic book”