Joy Schaverien PhD
Joy Schaverien PhD is a Jungian psychoanalyst, psychotherapist and supervisor.
Joy writes and lectures extensively on a varied group of topics including psychoanalysis, the erotic transference and 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 book on this topic was published in 2015. Based on extensive research with ex-boarders, in psychotherapy and in semi-structured interviews, it depicts the enduring psychological effects of this trauma.
Originally trained as a painter at the Slade (University College London). Joy is author of the seminal art psychotherapy text The Revealing Image and Visiting Professor for the Northern Programme for Art Psychotherapy.