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Professor Joy Schaverien

Professor Joy Schaverien PhD is a Jungian Psychoanalyst, a Training Analyst of the Society of Analytical Psychology (London) with a private practice in the East Midlands. She is Visiting Professor at 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 (an edited book) Gender, Countertransference and the Erotic Transference (Routledge 2006). Her acclaimed book on Boarding School Syndrome was published in 2015.


Website
www.joyschaverien.com


Past and present Confer events
Desire in the Consulting Room
Saturday 4 November 2017

The Artist in Therapy
Saturday 20 June 2015

The Establishment on the Couch
Saturday 9 May 2015

The Therapeutic Frame
10 January to 21 March 2011

Countertransferences, Intersubjective Fields and Enactments
5 June, 26 June, 25 September & 6 November 2010






Book of the Month
Brett Kahr's Top Ten Psychotherapy Books - 2017
Professor Brett Kahr certainly knows something about the art of authoring books. Over the years he has written or edited ten volumes, and has served as series editor of some fifty further titles. Earlier this year, he published Coffee with Freud (Karnac Books, 2017) and, more recently, New Horizons in Forensic Psychotherapy... More >>
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Helen Fisher: The brain in love

Why do we crave love so much, even to the point that we would die for it? To learn more about our very real, very physical need for romantic love, Helen Fisher and her research team took MRIs of people in love and people who had just been dumped... view...

Did you know?
The Latest Neuroimaging Findings in Borderline Personality Disorder

Altered function in neurotransmitter systems including the serotonin, glutamate, and GABA systems was observed in patients with BPD... read more...