Curriculum Vitae
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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Curriculum Vitae

Joy at the Art & Psyche conference San Francisco 1-4th May 2008

Professor Joy Schaverien works as a Jungian psychoanalyst, psychotherapist and art psychotherapist in private practice.   She supervises experienced practitioners and trainees.  She also lectures at home and internationally on varied topics. Her research interests are reflected in her books and published articles.


Prior to training as a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist she worked in the NHS psychiatry and psychotherapy departments.  She has held posts in Universities, including Course leader of the Master’s programme in Art Psychotherapy at the University of Hertfordshire and a founder member of the staff team at the University of Sheffield Art Psychotherapy programme.