Boarding school syndrome: The anatomy of a trauma

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16th November 2024, 10.00am - 4.00pm
Counsellors and trainees

Boarding school syndrome: The anatomy of a trauma: Insights from Joy Schaverien

Are you ready to delve into the psychological complexities of boarding school syndrome (BSS)? Join us for an enlightening exploration of BSS with renowned psychoanalyst Professor Joy Schaverien. Discover the ABC-D of BSS, where abandonment, bereavement, and captivity intersect, leaving lasting psychological scars on individuals.

Learning objectives:

  • Consideration of specialist ways of working with ex-boarders in the clinical setting.
  • Awareness of particular sensitivities of boarding school syndrome.
  • To draw attention to the subtle forms of abuse that take place in boarding schools.  (Challenging the mantra ‘it never did me any harm’).

New material will consider:

  • Working with parents who sent their children to boarding school.
  • Working with sibling relationships affected by the associated ruptured attachments.
  • To consider ways in which there may be some form of resolution.
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