- MA Clinical Counselling, University of Chester.
- BA (Hons), Nottingham Trent University.
- Introduction to HE Counselling Level 3 – CCSW
- Introduction to Counselling Level 2 – CCSW
Counselling Online – a coronavirus primer (Open University & BACP training)
- Working with Suicide in Private Practice
- Making Room for Ambivalence in Motherhood
- Child sexual abuse : Hope for Healing
Boarding School Syndrome Specific Training and Research Publication
Dawn Grundy (2021) An Exploration of the Trauma of Attending Boys Boarding School and its Impact on Adult Life, University of Chester: MA dissertation
Normalised Neglect & Privileged Abandonment – Continuing Professional Development (CPD) training
Privilege and Abandonment – CPD training
Introduction to Working with Boarding School Survivors – CPD training
Working with women boarding school survivors – A workshop for therapists – CPD training
Boarding School support organisations
Boarding School Survivors: (www.boardingschoolsurvivors.co.uk) provides therapy for ex-boarders and specialist training for therapists. Boarding School Survivors also has a support group accessed via Facebook.
Boarding Recovery: Healing the Wounds (www.boardingrecovery.com) is a network of therapists with expertise in working with ex-boarders.
Boarding Concern: (www.boardingconcern.org.uk) is a support network and aims to educate the public about the risks of boarding.
Boarding School Action: (http://boardingschoolaction.wordpress.com) is an organisation that seeks to challenge the tradition of boarding schools in Britain.
* Details of support organisations noted from – Duffell & Basset, Trauma, Abandonment and Privilege, 2016
Reference List – Books/ Articles & Documentaries
Basset, T. (2018). Reflections of a Survivor. Self and Society, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 75-77.
Duffell, N. (2000). The Making of Them. The British Attitude to Children and the Boarding School System. London: Lone Arrow Press.
Duffell, N. (2014a). Wounded Leaders. Therapy Today, July, Vol 25, Issue 6.
Duffell, N. (2014b). Wounded Leaders: British Elitism and the Entitlement Illusion. London: Lone Arrow Press.
Duffell, N. (2020, August 17). #164 Surviving Boarding School: The trauma at the core of the British & Commonwealth Pysche. (B. Edwards, Interviewer)
Duffell, N., & Basset, T. (2016). Trauma, Abandonment and Privilege. London & New York: Routledge.
Gottlieb, M. (2005). Working with Gay Boarding School Survivors’ . Self and Society, 33, 3, p 16-23.
Green, F., & Kynaston, D. (2019). Engines of Privilege; Britain’s Private School Problem. London, Oxford, New York, New Delhi, Sydney: Bloomsbury.
Grier, F. (2013). The hidden traumas of the young boarding school child as seen through the lens of adult couple therapy. In E. McGinley, & A. Varchevker, Enduring Trauma Through the Life Cycle (pp. 147-170). Karnac Books.
Jack, C. (2020). Recovering Boarding School Trauma Narratives. London & New York: Routledge.
Jack, C. T., & Devereux, L. (2019). Memory objects and boarding school trauma. History of Education Review, Vol 48, No. 2, pp. 214-226.
Latham, S. D., & Ferdows, R. M. (2018). The Boarding School Girls: Developmental and Cultural Narratives. London & New York: Routledge.
Laughton M, Paech-Ujejski, A & Patterson, M (Ed’s), Men’s Accounts of Boarding School. Sent Away. London & New York: Routledge.
Lewis, D. (2014, November 30). Desert Island Discs. (BBC Radio 4, Performer)
Luke, C. (Director). (1994). Forty Minutes, ‘The Making of Them’ BBC TV [Motion Picture]. Retrieved from www.youtube.com/watch?v=2uRr77vju8U.
Maxtone Graham, Y. (2016). Terms & Conditions: Life in Girls’ Boarding Schools 1939-1979. London: Abacus.
Okely, J. (1996). Own or Other Culture. London & New York: Routledge.
Origin. Join the Family. (2020, Feb 7). What’s Life Like in a Private British Boarding School? | Leaving Home at 8 Years Old. Retrieved from youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6vfjWBT45o
Partridge, S. (2007). Trauma at the Threshold: An Eight-Year-Old Goes to Boarding School. New Directions in Psychotherapy and Relational Psychanalysis, Vol. 3, November, 310-312.
Renton, A. (2014, May 4). Abuse in Britain’s boarding schools: why I decided to confront my demons. The Guardian Newspaper.
Renton, A. (2018). Stiff Upper Lip. Secrets, Crimes and the Schooling of a Ruling Class. Croydon: Weidenfeld & Nicholson.
Schaverein, J. (2004). Boarding school: the trauma of the ‘privileged’ child. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 683-705.
Schaverein, J. (2011, March 28). Boarding School Syndrome: Broken Attachments a Hidden Trauma. Retrieved from Wiley Online Library: https://onlinelibrarywiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1752-0118’2011.01229.x
Schaverein, J. (2015). Boarding School Syndrome. London & New York: Routledge.
Schaverein, J. (2015). Boarding School Syndrome: The psychological trauma of the ‘privileged’ child. London & New York: Routledge.
Simpson, N. (Ed) (2019). Finding Our Way Home: Women’s Accounts of Being Sent to Boarding School. London & New York: Routledge.
Stibbe, M. (2016). Home at Last: Freedom from Boarding School Pain. London: Malcolm Down.
Verkaik, R. (2018). Posh Boys; How English Public Schools Ruin Britain. London: Oneworld.