• Our twenties and thirties are often important, tumultuous decades

  • Psychotherapist Satya Doyle Byock has written her book Quarterlife as a guide for this developmental stage

Psychotherapist Satya Doyle Byock was in part inspired by her own sadness and confusion in her twenties to write her book Quarterlife: The Search for Self in Early Adulthood, as a guide to support people in early adulthood find a sense of self. 

Despite enormous changes in how we live our daily lives, Byock believes that, fundamentally, the period after leaving home, trying to establish your career and relationships, to ascertain who you are as an individual – these are timeless struggles that characterise what is really another developmental period in a person's growth. 

Watch our interview with Satya Doyle Byock here:

Satya Doyle Byock is the author of Quarterlife: The Search for Self in Early Adulthood

Further reading

5 essential self-care tips for your twenties

Why having therapy in your twenties is a great idea

Working with millennials: Three things I've learned as a therapist