Kenneth Pakenham

Memoir, gender & sexuality, mental health


A clinician, professor of psychology and a world expert on resilience in adversity, Dr Pakenham has committed his career to exploring the nexus between suffering and personal growth. His research in this field has been widely published. He lives in Australia.



Books by Kenneth Pakenham

The Trauma Banquet: Eating Pain - Feasting on Life

The Trauma Banquet: Eating Pain - Feasting on Life

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*** Winner 2020 Global Ebook Awards ***
Silver in Psychology/Mental Health Non-Fiction for The Trauma Banquet

The truth about overcoming adversity. This inspirational memoir exposes the raw reality of lingering trauma echoes. A psychology professor, Dr Pakenham uses his personal story to reveal a surprising truth behind resilience: embracing pain is empowering. This memoir shows you how to use inner pain to invigorate your life.