Clinical psychologist Jamie Chiu believes that literary classic, The Catcher in the Rye, gave her a better insight into what teenagers are going through. Photo: courtesy of Jamie Chiu Chin-mee
Clinical psychologist Jamie Chiu believes that literary classic, The Catcher in the Rye, gave her a better insight into what teenagers are going through. Photo: courtesy of Jamie Chiu Chin-mee

How The Catcher in the Rye helped a clinical psychologist get to know herself better, and have empathy and compassion for her teenage patients

  • Jamie Chiu works extensively with teenagers and the novel helped give her a better perspective on what they were going through
  • Generations of people have grown up identifying with the book, and it has helped many feel less anxious and isolated

Clinical psychologist Jamie Chiu believes that literary classic, The Catcher in the Rye, gave her a better insight into what teenagers are going through. Photo: courtesy of Jamie Chiu Chin-mee
Clinical psychologist Jamie Chiu believes that literary classic, The Catcher in the Rye, gave her a better insight into what teenagers are going through. Photo: courtesy of Jamie Chiu Chin-mee
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