Dr David Roland
Dr David Roland is a writer, presenter and psychologist drawing on his lived experience as well as his professional training. His latest book, The Power of Suffering: Growing through life crises (Simon & Schuster, 2020), draws together the real-life stories of 11 people who survived their crises and grew in transformative ways. His memoir How I Rescued My Brain: A psychologist’s remarkable recovery from stroke and trauma (Scribe, 2015) describes how David implemented his own rehabilitation plan using neuroplasticity, psychology and social connection. He has a BSc (Hons) in psychology and a PhD in clinical psychology with a research focus on performance anxiety in musicians.