Aug 18, 2016
To say this was an incredible interview on The Dialogue is an understatement. Joan Philips is a celebrated child and family psychologist. She pioneered working with children and families launching successful initiatives in her home country South Africa. Now a young 98 she has a memory that would leave you gasping as well as a beautiful energy and sense of humour. We follow Joan from her childhood town of Bethal where she taught herself to read at 7 through her school career and admittance to University at 14. At the age of 22 after studying in London at the London School of Economics she returned to Johannesburg and set up her practice as a child psychologist. During the apartheid years Joan and her husband fought for equality and justice while both building stellar careers. All I can say is Thank you Joan it was an honour to interview you.