Joan Servatius, PhD- Practicum Chair


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

Joan Servatius is a faculty member, clinical consultant, and Practicum Chair 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.

Areas of Interest & Approaches to Practice

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy; Clinical Process Topics


  • PhD , Institute for Clinical Social Work, Chicago, Illinois

  • MA, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


  • L.C.S.W., Illinois

Courses Taught at ICSW

  • CL 521: Clinical Process and Technique 1: The Therapeutic Idea

Additional Faculty Roles

  • Consulting

  • Research Advising

Professional Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Association for Psychoanalysis in Clinical Social Work


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