She is Visiting Professor for the Northern Programme for Art Psychotherapy (University of Sheffield). She teaches internationally and is a member of the International Association for Analytical Psychology and of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Analytical Psychology.
Her many publications include three books on the erotic transference: Desire and the Female Therapist (1995), The Dying Patient in Psychotherapy: Desire Dreams and Individuation (2002) and (edited) Gender, Counter-transference and the Erotic Transference (Routledge 2006). Her much acclaimed book Boarding School Syndrome: The Psychological Trauma of the ‘Privileged” Child was published in 2015 by Routledge and is an Amazon bestseller.
You can read The Guardian Newspaper review of Joy’s book here: “Boarding School Syndrome review – education and the pain of separation: A gripping study of the mental wounds inflicted by classic British institutions”
Joy started her psychotherapy career in the NHS in Hove, East Sussex.
Past Events with Joy Schaverien
Boarding School Syndrome: The Psychological Trauma of the ‘Privileged’ Child
Upcoming Events with Joy Schaverien
Testimonials for Joy Schaverien’s training
“Intelligent, deep and wide-ranging perspectives. An excellent, fascinating summary of the English wounds.”
“Enlightening, touching and thought provoking”
“A well informed and authoritative speaker who has researched and thought very deeply about the subject”
“Fabulous. Joy is a natural speaker who conveyed the subject matter with authority”
Books by Joy Schaverien
Desire and the Female Therapist
Boarding School Syndrome
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