Prof Joy Schaverien, an Analyst with the SAP, was on Channel 4 on 11 April, debating whether boarding schools are damaging. She is author of "Boarding School Syndrome".
She brought up the important points that children who have been to boarding schools, especially if sent when young, felt exiled and bereaved. Jon Snow, the interviewer, was clearly affected, as he talked about his mother crying when he went back to school.
Joy will be speaking at an SAP talk in Oxford on 10 June 2017
Author Schaverien discusses Boarding School Syndrome
May 3, 2017
Author Joy Schaverien discusses her new book, Boarding School Syndrome: The Psychological Trauma of the ‘Privileged’ Child. Published in June 2015 it is already a Routledge best seller and was number one bestseller on Amazon in psychoanalytic theory in July.
Boarding School Syndrome is a detailed analysis of the enduring psychological impact of boarding schools on adults who, as children who grew up in them. It is an attempt to begin to develop a theory for this particular trauma and an ...
The excellent press reviews for the “Boarding School Syndrome” by Joy Schaverien
May 3, 2017
Boarding School Syndrome: The Psychological Trauma of the ‘Privileged’ Child
The new book, by SAP member Prof Joy Schaverien, has been given an excellent press reviews. It will be followed with the Conference: Boarding School Syndrome: Post-Jungian and Psychoanalytic Perspectives. The main presenter will be Joy Schavieren with the response by Francis Grier. The Conference will be chaired by Catherine Crowther. See below for more information about the book and the conference.
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