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‘The Exploration of Cultural Attitudes According to C.G. Jung’s Theory of Psychological Type’ Lecture & Workshop Presented by Jungian Analyst Dr. John Beebe

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


The Exploration of Cultural Attitudes According to C.G. Jung’s Theory of Psychological Type

  • Date: 4/15/16
  • Time: 7p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Cost: $25 for members / $30 for non-members
  • CEUs: 2 CEUs are available for Friday’s lecture (an additional $10)

Lecture Description:

C.G. Jung’s theory of psychological type offers us tremendous insight into ourselves and others, yet people who are identical in type may still approach the world with very different attitudes and assumptions. How we make sense of the world seems to involve emotional investments and intellectual frameworks that tie to, but also go beyond, type. At a cultural level, these frameworks include social, religious, philosophical, aesthetic, and psychological attitudes.

Using illustrative clips from recent and classic films, Dr. John Beebe will lead us in exploring these orientations toward what is offered already by our culture. Participants will take away a new way of observing and understanding themselves and others.


The Impact of Cultural Attitudes and Psychological Type on Personal Lives and Relationships

  • Date: 4/16/2016
  • Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Cost: $85 for members / $95 for non-members
  • CEUs: 4.5 CEUs are available for Saturday's workshop (an additional $25)

Lecture Description:

This workshop looks at the interplay of cultural attitudes and psychological type in depth and explores how they impact our lives and relationships. We will ask questions such as: Is it possible or desirable to try to develop the attitudes that we do not naturally prefer? Should we be working in parenting or therapy to foster the development of these attitudes?

Participants will be able to formulate examples of communication problems and values conflicts that can arise in a relationship because of differences in cultural and psychological attitudes. Using case examples of his own as well as examples volunteered by participants, Dr. Beebe will demonstrate what it means to do psychotherapy employing each of the different cultural attitudes.

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About the Presenter:

John Beebe

John Beebe

John Beebe, M.D. is a senior analyst member of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, and a psychiatrist who specializes in psychotherapy. He is the author of Integrity in Depth, co-author ofThe Presence of the Feminine in Film, and co-editor of The Question of Psychological Types. A Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, he has written about psychological types for numerous books and journals, including Analytical Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives in Jungian Analysis, Jungian Analysis, Jungian Psychoanalysis, The Journal of Analytical Psychology,Jung Journal, Psychological Perspectives, and Theory & Psychology. Beebe’s eight-function, eight-archetype model of type is widely studied and applied in the field. In addition, he has spearheaded a Jungian typological approach to the analysis of film.