The Institute for Clinical Social Work


Joan Servatius, Ph.D.
Class of 2010

​Joan Servatius is a faculty member, clinical consultant, and practicum coordinator for the distance program at ICSW. She also maintains a clinical practice where she works with adolescents, adults, and couples. She is interested in clinical process topics and has completed research using the case study method to study perspectives of clinical social workers who are psychodynamic psychotherapists on deepening the treatment.


Clinical social workers, psychoanalytic theory, and deepening the treatment (2010)


  • Northeastern Illinois University, B.S.
  • University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, A.M.
  • Institute for Clinical Social Work, Ph.D.


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