Tag Archive: Jungian Themes

Confessions of a Reluctant Jungian

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Further Reflections on “Rilke: Poetry and Alchemy Len Cruz If I Ain’t Jungian (Adapted by Len Cruz with permission from If I Ain’t African by Glenis Redmond.  Her poem is printed below.) If I ain’t Jungian someone tell my soul to stop sounding an ancient meditation bell. If I ain’t Jungian someone tell that woman in…

Art and Jungian Psychology Poll

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JavaScript needs to be enabled for polling to work. Online Surveys by Constant Contact. Thank you for participating in our poll! Please let us know your thoughts below and for more captivating conversation about the art and Jungian Psychology join us on July 27th for the next installment in our “At Home with Jung: The…

The Christchurch Earthquakes: A Jungian Analyst’s Devastating Journey

SELF CARE IN THE MIDST OF INNER & OUTER FAULT-LINES Reflections on the impact and significance of the Christchurch earthquakes An address to the Christchurch Branch of the New Zealand Assn of Counsellors by Joy Ryan-Bloore, Jungian Analyst _______________________________________________________________________________   Abstract Since 4 September 2010, we, the people of Christchurch have been subjected to ongoing,…

Ecopsychology: Revisioning Ourselves and the World

The upcoming seminar on Ecopsychology is timely. Ecopsychology is a nascent field that seeks to restore our connection to the world. It raises questions about the boundaries and focus psychology should have.

“Stone” – A Film Analysis

The movie “Stone” directed by John Curran, dropped like one from the theater marquees before you anyone knew it and so when I ask anyone of they have seen the film, the answer is “Oh yea! What happened to that one? I saw the trailer and that was it.”  So “Stone” will be remembered for…

The Alchemy of the Black Swan: Nina’s Magnum Opus

Len’s posting last week about the film the Black Swan addresses not only an aspect of the protagonist’s nature, the pursuit of perfection, but it also reflect’s our society’s addiction to perfection. We not only want perfection, we want a shortcut to get there. Over the last few months postings on this blog regarding the…

Fall Conference in New Mexico: “Civilization in Transition”

“Where there is no vision, the people perish.”  – Proverbs Civilization in Transition: Jungian Presence in Creative World Change. Carl Jung foresaw a change in world order that he believed was a “spiritual transformation” in civilization. Aware of both its dangers and positive potential, he spoke of it in Civilization in Transition, part of which…

Eating “The Book of Symbols”

The Asheville Jung Center would like to thank Thomas Singer, M.D. for allowing us to republish his captivating review of The Book of Symbols in our blog. (Thomas Singer, M.D. is a psychiatrist and Jungian psychoanalyst with particular interests in contemporary political and social movements. He has written and/or edited several books including the newly…

The Original Graphic Novel: The Sungod’s Journey Through the Netherworld

Don’t miss the chance to register for the Asheville Jung Center’s conference, “Symbols of Individuation in Religion and Mythology: The Case of Egypt.” Schweizer authored a book, “The Sungod’s Journey Through the Netherworld: Reading the Ancient Egyptian Amduat”. Deeply woven into our biology and psychology is the drama of the nightly descent of the sun. Our own solar consciousness departs each night. This most ordinary matter of the sun setting and rising again is the backdrop of a drama the Egyptians told as the original graphic novel.

Facing Multiplicity 2010 IAAP Congress in Montreal

The 2010 Congress of the IAAP began yesterday. The conference title is FACING MULTIPLICITY and there are topics of wide interest. If you are not familiar with the IAAP a visit to the website is recommended.