"I created this work at a time when I did not feel loved at all - it was an attempt at affirming my right to be loved - a statement that I am lovable.
I was first diagnosed with 'clinical depression' aged 14 - I am now 58. In an attempt to find answers to my own problems I trained as a therapist and coach. I have a masters degree in Coaching Psychology from The University of East London.
John, my husband of 32 years and father of my children - killed himself on 29th October 2018. I firmly believe that a contributing factor was the medication he was prescribed.
I am in the process of writing a book about what happened to John - about the crisis in mental health - the impact of being bereaved by suicide and the dangers of side effects of SSRI anti-depressant drugs"