Public Programs

Violence in Fairy Tales: A Symbolic Key to Violence in our Culture and its Possible Transformation

Zoom Webinar NM

REGISTRATION FOR THIS PROGRAM IS NOW CLOSED DONALD KALSHED, Ph.D. When Bruno Bettelheim published The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales in 1989, controversies erupted about how all the violence in the Grimm’s tales might traumatize our children or provoke them to violent behavior. Bettelheim said this was nonsense—that violence was […]

$10

Psyche and the Given Earth

Zoom Webinar NM

BRADLEY A. TEPASKE, Ph.D. Dr. TePaske’s presentation offers four segments on our depth psychological relationship with our planetary environment. The focus of tonight’s lecture is “Pacha Mama: Reflections of Eros in Nature.” While Pacha Mama is indigenous to the Andes and Amazonia, an initial sense of her nature is conveyed in biblical passages such as […]

$10

Archetypal Manifestations in the World of Warcraft: The Gamers’ World in Jungian Analysis

Zoom Webinar NM

SHERYL CORCHNOY, M.A., LMFT Well before the Covid-19 Pandemic there were half a billion gamers in the world. Since the global movement to 'shelter in place', the games industry has reported record numbers, as millions more have turned to online gaming for related contact and entertainment from home. The most highly populated Massively Multiplayer Online […]

$10

Oedipus Revisited: The Hero as Initiate [Zoom Webinar]

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FRANCES HATFIELD, PHD, MFT By the time of Homer’s Odyssey, where we find the first mention of Oedipus, the myth was already ancient, reaching into prehistory. Sophocles’ play Oedipus Tyrannus […]

$20 – $35

From Toxic Masculinity to the Wounded Healer [Zoom webinar]

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GUILFORD DUDLEY, PHD It was inevitable that someday a man in a highly visible leadership position would give flesh and blood to the cultural archetype of toxic masculinity lurking in the collective psyche as Donald Trump did. We have him to thank for the personification, mirroring back to us a distorted masculinity that thrives on […]

$20 – $35

Collective Dreaming: Probing the Psychology of the Climate Crisis Through Film [LECTURE]

Santa Fe Friends Meeting Hall, Santa Fe, NM NM

by Lisa A. Pounders, PhD In stating that “image is psyche,” C. G. Jung positioned depth psychology to offer a unique way of working with cultural images. Films are multi-dimensional, image laden creative works evoking an embodied or sensory experience of a phenomenological and collective reality. Akin to dreams, films are often saturated with numerous […]

$20 – $30

Lessons Learned in Indian Country [WORKSHOP]

Santa Fe Friends Meeting Hall, Santa Fe, NM NM

by Anita Treloar La Cour, PhD, RSP Jung visited Taos Pueblo to acquire “an outside point to stand on” (Memories, Dreams, Reflections, p. 246), and reflected on the words and wisdom of an elder there. Many of the tools Jung used to access and balance his own spirituality, such as the use of mandalas, parallel […]

$60 – $80