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



Past and Current 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



Allan N. Schore, PhD (2019) Right Brain Psychotherapy W.W.Norton


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