Joanne Emmens

Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies
 Joanne Emmens



  • Masters of health science in psychotherapy Auckland University of Technology, (2007)

  • BA in Psychology and Sociology Massey University, (1998)

Teaching and supervision

Current teaching responsibilities

  • Counselling Contexts (PA215)

  • Psychodynamic Observation for Counsellors (PA216)

  • Psychodynamic Concepts (PA217)

  • Personality Development (PA218)

  • Literature Review (PA804)

  • Psychodynamic Theory and Practice 1 (PA961)

  • Psychodynamic Theory and Practice 2 (PA963)

  • Using Psychosocial and Psychodynamic Thinking in Practice (PA964)

  • Applications of Research to Psychodynamic Practice (PA965)

  • Professional Development 2 (PA969)


Book chapters (3)

Emmens, J., (2022). Continuing to disturb the sleep of the world; Bion's intuitions on dreaming and reverie. In: Bion and Intuition in the Clinical Setting. Editors: Grimalt, A., . Taylor & Francis. 1000598802. 9781000598803

Emmens, J., (2021). Chapter 2 Exploration of animal-human relationships in psychoanalytic psychotherapy: Finding pathways to bridge remnant, disowned or as yet undebeloped parts of self. In: Animals as the Third in Relational Psychotherapy Exploring Theory, Frame and Practice. Editors: Silbert, J. and Frasca, J., . Routledge. 1000343227. 9781000343229

Emmens, J., (2018). Dynamics of Condoned Inhumanity Living in Our Neighbourhoods and Just Outside of Our Capacity for Awareness--A Reflection of Themes in Chekhov's 'Ward No. 6' that are "Old and Yet Not Out of Date".. In: The Politics of Traumatic Literature Narrating Human Psyche and Memory. Editors: Çakırtaş, Ö., Trinidad, AC. and Kızıltaş, Ş., . Cambridge Scholars Publishing. 1527520587. 9781527520585



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