Joanne Stubley

Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy

Joanne Stubley MBBS, MRCPsych, TSP, APP, Member BPAS is a Consultant Psychiatrist in Psychotherapy at the Tavistock Clinic. She leads the adult section of Tavistock Trauma Service, and has experience of working with individuals, groups and organisations who have experienced trauma. She is actively involved in teaching and training in this field, with a particular interest in complex trauma.

She is trained in tf-CBT and EMDR. Dr Stubley is a member of the British Psychoanalytic Society.



Stubley J. Chapter on psychotherapy for trauma. Oxford Specialist Handbook of Medical Psychotherapy 2015

Stubley J. Counter-transference experiences with traumatised patients. Psychoanalytic contributions to Mental Health Work. Edited by A. Vaspe 2017

Stubley J. Working with traumatized refugees. What Social Workers need to know. Edited by M Bower and R Solomon. Routledge 2017

Stubley J., Barker. V., Eyres M. Historical Child Sexual Abuse in Womens’ Voices in Psychiatry 2018

Etchegoyen A., Stubley, J (1997)  Nursery Observation: A Trainee’s Perspective. In Psychiatric Bulletin March 1997

Stubley J. Disorders of Narcissism. Book Review Published in the British journal of Psychiatry November 1999.

Stubley J. False Memory Syndrome Review article Published in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Vol. 14 No. 1 2000.

Stubley, J. Bearing the Unbearable: Melancholia Following Severe Trauma. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy September 2003 and as chapter in Perversion of Loss, edited by Levy S and Lemma A 2004

Stubley, J. Book Review on A Self-Help Guide to managing the Trauma of Everyday life? Peace and Conflict Journal of Peace Psychology Volume 12, No 1, 2006

Stubley, J. Mourning and Migration. Psychodynamic practice. Vol 15 No 2 May 2009

Stubley J. Outcome Studies in Group Psychotherapy. The Groups Book edited by Caroline Garland. Karnac 2010

Stubley J. Trauma in Women. Oxford textbook for Women Edited by Dora Kohen. Oxford University Press 2010

Stubley J Crossing Borders – Integrating Differences. Book Review for Journal of Psychodynamic Practice. Volume 18 no. 1. February 2012

Stubley J. The Kraken Awakes: The Re-emergence of Traumatic Experience.  Chapter Six in Enduring Trauma through the Life Cycle. Edited by Eileen McGinley and Arturo Varchevker. Karnac 2013

Stubley J. Trauma. Chapter 8 in Consultations in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Edited by Peter Hobson. Karnac 2013

Stubley J. Book Review on Understanding and Treating Dissociative Identity Disorder. Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Vol 28 No 2 June 2014

Joanne Stubley