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Engaging the Consciousness of Change, Presented by Barbara Friedman & Doris Klinkhamer

  • The First Unitarian Church of Cleveland 21600 Shaker Boulevard Shaker Heights, OH, 44122 United States (map)


"Changing Consciousness & Therapeutic Practice"

Cost: $25 for members | $30 for non-members

CEUs: 2 CEUs are available for Friday's lecture (an additional $10)

Lecture Description:

Carl Jung engaged in a process of deep change that restructured his consciousness. This change was informed by moving away from strictly scientific and rational constructs toward a focus on non-rational experiences and non-ordinary perception.

As Jung developed his theory from these experiences, the analytic focus began to shift to the field that is created between two people and ever-widening spheres of connecting energies. Within this new context some of the basic assumptions of treatment and intervention, which are based on separateness, became less relevant. It is his process of engagement, rather than the content of his theory, that is the focus of this talk.


"Engaging the Consciousness of Change"

Date: 5/4/13

Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost: $85 for members | $95 for non-members

CEUs: 4.5 CEUs are available for Saturday's workshop (an additional $25)

Event Location: The First Unitarian Church of Cleveland
(21600 Shaker Blvd., Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122)

Workshop Description:

Many people are experiencing dramatic changes in their lives as our world passes through a collective shift in consciousness. This workshop is designed to explore how to respond to the changes that are occurring as we move away from old rational scientific rules based on linear time and three-dimensional space into new dimensions of consciousness. In this workshop, we’ll explore the use of information gained from non-rational sources and transparent realms to give us guidance during these challenging times.

CEU Objectives: 

1. To describe how Jung engaged in the process of changing consciousness.

2. To explore the use of non-rational ways of gaining information, relativizing the historical position of the ego in the psyche.

3. To discuss how the analytic focus shifts to the field of interconnection, thereby challenging some of the old theoretical constructs based on separateness.

4. To understand our responsibility in creating the form the new consciousness will take.

About the Presenters:
Barbara Friedman, Ph.D., is a Jungian analyst and a licensed psychologist. She also is a certified addictions counselor and a certified Yoga Instructor. She has devoted many years to the study of spiritual wisdom traditions. Barbara is a published author of many articles and a book, Partners in Healing: Redistributing the Power in the Counselor Client Relationship. She is a founding member of Jung Cleveland and has a private practice in Chicago, Ill.

Doris W. Klinkhamer, M.A. LCSW, graduated from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, has completed an advanced two-year clinical training program in Jungian Psychotherapy at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago and has served as an Adjunct Professor at the University of Illinois, Chicago. She is currently in private practice in Chicago where she integrates her experience and training in psychotherapy with teachings from wisdom traditions. She also serves on the Professional Affiliates Steering Committee and Program Committee of the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago.