Public Programs

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

Zoom Webinar

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

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 Nonviolence: King, Jung and Culture through the Eyes of Selma

Zoom Webinar

RENEE CUNNINGHAM, M.A., M.F.T. The lecture will focus exclusively on the March from Selma to Montgomery and the development of culture through the implementation of the eightfold path of nonviolence. The concepts of individuation, the Ego/Self Axis, the cultural unconscious and cultural complex will be demonstrated and amplified as key components of development within the […]

$10.00

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

Zoom Webinar

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 […]

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Introducing The Collected Works of Marie Louise von Franz: Archetypal Symbols in Fairytales

Zoom Webinar

STEVEN BUSER, M.D. At the age of eighteen, while still in high school, Marie-Louise von Franz met Carl Jung at his Bollingen Tower. She later described this as the most decisive encounter of her life. She entered into analysis with him months later, completed her doctorate in classical philology and began seeing her first analysands […]

$20 – $35

Behind the Seen: Contemplating the Relationship Between the Persona and the Self

Zoom Webinar

SUSAN CLEMENTS NEGLEY, MA, LPC According to Jung, the Persona is an image—a social mask—that helps us meet the universal need for relationship to the outer world. This presentation will explore the necessity and usefulness of the Persona but also the conditions under which the Persona becomes a problem. We will use a series of […]

$20 – $35