Building our relationships anew online: in conversation with Philippa Perry

May 6th, 2021

To mark the launch of Perspectiva’s Digital Ego Project, psychotherapist and bestselling author Philippa Perry talks to Tom Chatfield and Dan Nixon about what it has meant for our lives and relationships to migrate online during the last year; what we’ve learned about treating each other and ourselves well in a digital age; and what it means to align technology with the things that matter most.



Philippa Perry is a British psychotherapist and author. She has written the graphic novel, Couch Fiction; a graphic tale of psychotherapy, and How to Stay Sane and The Book You Wish Your Parents Had Read.

Tom Chatfield is a British author, educator and philosopher of technology. He has authored ten non-fiction books exploring digital culture—most recently Critical Thinking and Live This Book!.

Dan Nixon is a writer and researcher specialising in themes around attention, environmental philosophy and digital culture. He has led projects in these areas for several NGOs, including Perspectiva’s work on the attention economy and The Mindfulness Initiative’s paper on developing agency in urgent times.

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