Joseph Schwartz is an attachment-based psychotherapist practising in London. A member of the Bowlby Centre in London, he is co-editor of Ritual Abuse and Mind Control: The Manipulation of Attachment Needs and author of Cassandra's Daughter: A History of Psychoanalysis in Europe and America. He has also published numerous papers in professional journals.
A former physicist, he is also the author of Einstein for Beginners, Partial Progress, and The Creative Moment. He was a civil rights worker in Mississippi from 1964 to 1965, a shop steward in the college teachers’ union in New York and a minor officer in the National Union of Journalists in London. He was active in Science for the People in the US and the British Society for Social Responsibility in Science in the UK. He is married to Rachel Wingfield Schwartz.