Joy Schaverien | Does boarding school harm you for life?
Joy Schaverien PhD is a Jungian analyst, psychotherapist and supervisor with a private practice in Rutland in the East Midlands, UK. Joy writes and lectures extensively on a varied group of topics including psychoanalysis, gender in psychotherapy, art and psychoanalysis and the psychological effects of boarding school. Boarding School Syndrome describes common symptoms suffered by those affected by early boarding. Originator of the term her new book is to be published by Routledge in June 2015. Based on extensive research with ex-boarders, in psychotherapy and in semi-structured interviews, it depicts the enduring psychological effects of this trauma.
Joy Schaverien, Jungian analyst, Boarding School Syndrome, Boarding, School, Syndrome, Psychotherapist, supervisor, Private, Practice, Private Practice, Rutland, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Author, gender in psychotherapy, consultations, East Midlands
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Does boarding school harm you for life?

Does boarding school harm you for life?

Wednesday, September 2

 

Joy at the San Francisco Art and Psyche Conference 2008By: Stefanie Marsh
Published at 12:01AM, September 2 2015

In the week when parents drive their children off to boarding school, a psychotherapist discusses the long-term drawbacks
In 1990, a 44-year-old, married, well-educated, personable father of three named Theo walked into Joy Schaverien’s consulting room. Theo had been driven to seek therapy because of his mounting black moods. They were “poisonous”, his wife had told him and seemed to be getting worse. Yet they remained inexplicable to Theo. Then one day Theo mentioned to Joy that he’d been sent to boarding school aged eight. “And it just poured out of him,” Schaverien remembers.
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Boarding School Syndrome in the Times

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