Cecile Ravell is a creative memoir writer who is inspired by her observations, as a psychotherapist, of human behaviour. She is a proponent of writing as therapy and has seen, first hand, how drawing on the strengths of Jungian Archetypes can help people move on from loss.
Cecile is the author of Child: Magical; and Dilemmas of a Middle-aged Madonna. Excerpts from these stories have been published in two Anthologies - Literary Allsorts and Ties that Bind. Her fascination with innate personality temperament combined with her passion for travel, take her female protagonists on an internal as well as external journey of discovery.
What do you read for pleasure?
Historic fiction, detective mysteries, stories set in different countries and Memoirs
An accomplished woman falls for the archetypal 'bad boy'. Her compulsion to remain in the 20-year relationship with a self-sabotaging abusive man, who is unable to reciprocate her love, leads her to enquire into the unconscious factors that kept her from leaving.