Anxiety. Addiction. Depression.
We associate these words with the challenges of modern life. Rarely do we consider how these conditions shaped past generations.
Using archival sources, testimonies, and her grandfather Walter Parker’s experiences, the author not only paints a vivid picture of life in an English Victorian village, but she also draws upon psychological theory to explore the lives of her working-class ancestors.
What did your forebears inherit from their parents?
Which psychological characteristics did your ancestors hand down?
A Victorian’s Inheritance can help you find answers.
Helen is a former counsellor, turned geneatherapist. Her mission is to share historical and current theories of mental health, psychology, and neuroscience to help you answer your question, ‘Who Do I Think You Were?’ so you can connect and deepen your understanding of your ancestors for the benefit of present and future generations.