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Crawshaw, Joanna Eve, 1934-2014 (Cert. Social Study, Edinburgh University)



  • Existence: 1934 - 2014


Cert. Social Study 1956. From Matlock, Derbyshire. Joanna went on to complete training as an almoner, initially working at the Hammersmith Post Graduate Medical School and then the Princess Louise Children's Hospital, where she worked with Donald Winnicott, where she developed an interest in psychotherapy. She moved to Australia in 1965 and worked for the National Heart Foundation focusing on psycosocial aspects of patient rehabilitation. She was then appointed Senior Social Worker at Prince Henry's Hospital before moving to the Marriage Guidance Council, and eventually setting up a private psychotherapy practice. She died in 2014.

Sources:]. Oral history transcript from Australian Association of Social Workers project recorded in 1996 available at:; student admission file, EUA; Edinburgh University calendar.

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C82 Crawshaw, Joanna Eve, 1953-1957

 File — Box SW 15
Identifier: EUA IN1/ACU/S2/8/1/193
Scope and Contents Cert. Social Study 1956. File contains: Photograph, enrolment form and correspondence. Details of practical placements are located at the back of the file and include reports from: Mary M. Brwon, Headteacher, Children's House Nursery School, Edinburgh; M. b.Davies, Head Almoner, The United Sheffield Hospitals; C. D. Kerr, Secreatry, Edinburgh Association for Mental Welfare; Area Officer, National Assistance Board Edinburgh West; A. V. Ebdon, Principle Youth Employment Officer, Youth...
Dates: 1953-1957