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The Absent Father Effect on Daughters, Father Desire, Father Wounds.

Wimbledon Guild Counselling Training are very excited to be holding a very special webinar with Susan E. Schwartz Ph.D., Jungian analyst who will be joining us from Arizona USA , this will be our first event with an international speaker.

Susan will be basing her talk around her new book: The Absent Father Effect on Daughters, Father Desire, Father Wounds.

Which investigates the impact of absent – physically or emotionally – and inadequate fathers on the lives and psyches of their daughters through the perspective of Jungian analytical psychology.

Susan will illustrate the maladies and disappointments of daughters who lack a father figure and incorporate clinical examples describing how daughters can break out of idealizations, betrayals, abandonments and losses to move towards repair and renewal.

There will be time for Q&A built into the 1 hour webinar

The event will be of interest to for anyone seeking understanding of father and daughter relationships, father figures, analytical and depth psychologists, other therapy professionals and health care professionals, academics and students.

The speaker:

Susan E. Schwartz, Ph.D. is a Jungian analyst educated in Zurich, Switzerland and is a licensed clinical psychologist. For many years Susan has been giving workshops and presentations at numerous local, national, community and professional organizations, and lectures worldwide on various aspects of Jungian analytical psychology. She has written several journal articles and book chapters on daughters and fathers, Puella, Sylvia Plath and has co-authored a couple of books.


She is a member of the International Association of Analytical Psychology, New Mexico Society of Jungian Analysts and the American Psychological Association. Susan maintains a private practice in Paradise Valley, Arizona serving people in the greater Phoenix area, Tuscon, Prescott and Cottonwood, West Valley, Scottsdale and Tempe.