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Oct
5
to Oct 6

Annual Visiting Lecture Series: Jung and Ecology

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LECTURE: Friday evening October 5th 7 pm—9:00 pm

JUNG’S NEW AGE PARADIGM: AN ECOLOGICAL FRAMEWORK

In the 1950s, Carl Jung had already intuited the need for a paradigm shift in our relationship with nature, calling it a “new age” in which an ecological concept of psyche must exist alongside the human psychic experience. Come explore an archetypal perspective on the human impact on earth’s geology and ecosystems, and learn how Jung’s ecological lens can inform new models of educational and economic systems.

WORKSHOP: Saturday October 6th 10 am — 4:00 pm

JUNGIAN ECOSPYCHOLOGY: ESTABLISHING A SENSE OF PLACE IN THE MIDWEST

Our Midwestern landscape has been sculpted by ancient glaciers. Using myth, cultural stories of nature, and film, this workshop will open connections to the transcendent and sacred aspects of this geological history; and illustrate how this appreciation is an essential aspect to establishing, healing, and maintaining a sense of self. Participants will have opportunities to share their experiences of the land and seasons in their many dimensions.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER:

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Dennis Merritt, PhD is a Jungian analyst and ecopsychologist in Madison and Milwaukee, WI. He is a graduate of the C. G. Jung Institute-Zurich, and holds several academic distinctions, including Master’s Degrees in Humanistic Psychology—Clinical and Entomology, and a Doctorate in Insect Pathology from UC-Berkeley. Dr. Merritt is an author of several books, including The Dairy Farmer's Guide to the Universe—Jung, Hermes, and Ecopsychology. Dr. Merritt has special interest and expertise in exploring new alignments in academia to address environmental issues.

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The Quantum World and Jung's Notion of Self
Oct
27
to Oct 28

The Quantum World and Jung's Notion of Self

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The Self in the Quantum World

Friday evening lecture (October 27, 2017) and Saturday workshop (October 28, 2017).

Lecture: The Age of Imagination

  • Date: 10/27/17
  • Time: 7 p.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)

Is imagination central to the cosmos or is it only an addendum? Is it like some kind of dazzling make-up which, when removed, leaves the order of the universe fundamentally unchanged, or not?

Modern quantum mechanics increasingly reveals that imagination is integral to the cosmos. It matters and makes our world whole and delightful. In this lecture, Dr. LeMouël, international physicist, reflects on the central role that imagination may be destined to play in the coming age.

 

Workshop: The Quantum and the Self

  • Date: 10/28/17
  • 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)

Since psychiatrist C.G. Jung and physicist Wolfgang Pauli collaborated on the convergence of depth psychology and quantum physics in the 1950's, much scientific progress has been made which lends support to the far-reaching possibility of the unity of matter and psyche. This workshop situates Jung's work in the historical context of the development of physical sciences and shows that Jung's concept of the self, is a remarkable analog to the concept of the quantum.

 

About the Presenter:

Christophe LeMouël, Ph.D. was trained as a quantum physicist and did theoretical research in high energy physics for several years in France and Greece. He also worked as a project manager at the National Center for Nuclear Energy in Paris, France, before moving to Los Angeles in 2007. Fascinated by the connection of physics and psychology, he lectured internationally on this topic. He is currently the Executive Director of the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles and the Science Editor of the Jungian journal Psychological Perspectives. He is also adjunct faculty at Relativity School where he teaches physics to the next generation of filmmakers.      

 

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A Native American Paradox: Living in Harmony, the Necessity of Chaos
Jun
2
to Jun 3

A Native American Paradox: Living in Harmony, the Necessity of Chaos

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Coyote is sometimes a man, sometimes a god, sometimes an animal; a restless trickster, inquisitive, obscene, adventurous and diabolically challenging — a desert Mephistopheles. — Joseph Henderson (1956)

Lecture

Living in Harmony with the Natural World: The Lakota World View

  • Date: 6/2/17
  • Time: 7 p.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:

Dyane Sherwood will speak about the symbolic and experiential way that the Lakota (“Sioux”) tribe’s ancient spiritual tradition situates the individual within the natural world and within community.

We will look at fundamental symbols and rituals, as well as a story that teaches the value of feminine wisdom. This will be related to the alienation and suffering expressed by many people seeking psychotherapy today, who have lost their orientation and sense of belonging in the natural world and within a community with shared values.

The lecture will be followed by a ritual of drumming as a form of active imagination, as practiced by the late Donald Sandner. Wear comfortable clothing and bring drums and rattles so we can celebrate together at the end.

Workshop

Coyote: The Great North American Trickster

  • Date: 6/3/17
  • 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)

Workshop Description:

Dyane Sherwood will introduce you to Coyote, the Great North American Trickster, greedy and lascivious, who transgresses boundaries and cultural norms. Native American Coyote stories use outrageous humor to teach us about the Coyote in ourselves and in others.

Each person will have the opportunity to use paper, clay, paint, and other art supplies to make your own Coyote figure. We will make the figures in the morning, and then paint and decorate them at the end of the afternoon. You may also wish to write a story of your own about an encounter with Coyote!

After lunch, and before completing our Coyotes, we will learn about a Navajo story and no-longer practiced healing ritual that takes us more deeply into the evil and harm caused by Coyote when his path leads to addiction, abuse, and mental illness. The group will be invited to participate in a discussion of the ways the the stories and ritual can inform therapeutic practice, as well as everyday life. (Registration limited to 30 attendees.)

 

About the Presenter:

Dyane N. Sherwood, Ph.D., is a Jungian psychoanalyst and a teaching member of the Sandplay Therapists of America. She began her study of shamanism, including Native American traditions, with the late Jungian analyst, Donald Sander. She worked for many years with the Lakota elder Pansy Hawking and underwent vision quests and participated in the Sun Dance on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. Dr. Sherwood has a private practice in Oberlin.

 

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AFFILIATE EVENT: James Hollis Presents “Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives”
Feb
10
to Feb 11

AFFILIATE EVENT: James Hollis Presents “Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives”

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Please note: JUNG CLEVELAND is not handling or accepting registrations for this event. For additional information and to register, please contact: workshops@jungohio.com

Lecture:

Date: February 10, 2016                                                                                                       
Time:  7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Costs:  Donation $25

Lecture Description:

Our ancestors believed in ghosts, and perhaps they were not far off the mark as so much of daily life is driven by invisible psychic forces, archaic agendas, and imperious admonitions and prohibitions, all the more powerful because they operate unconsciously. What are the features of such “hauntings,” and how might we gain some further foothold on a more conscious conduct of life? 

Workshop:

Date: February 11, 2016                                                                                                       
Time:  9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Costs:  Donation $25

Workshop Description: 

We will use literary and case studies to illustrate the presence of “hauntings” in people’s lives. Questions and exercises designed to elicit insight into one’s own haunting will be provided by the speaker. Please bring notepad and pen upon which to reflect on the invisible powers which govern your daily life. 

About the Presenter:

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James Hollis, Ph.D., is a Zurich-trained, Jungian analyst in private practice in Washington, D.C. He is the author of fourteen books, most recently, Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life, What Matters Most, and Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives

 

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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
    Apr
    15
    7:00 PM19:00

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

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    Lecture

    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.

    Workshop

    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

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    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.

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    AFFILIATE EVENT: The First Annual Claire Bauza Lecture: Ann Ulanov on These Difficult Times
    Apr
    15
    7:00 PM19:00

    AFFILIATE EVENT: The First Annual Claire Bauza Lecture: Ann Ulanov on These Difficult Times

    Please note: JUNG CLEVELAND is not handling or accepting registrations for this event. For additional information and to register, please visit: http://www.jungcentralohio.org/Flyers/Ulanov_2016.pdf

    Lecture

    What Can We Do In These Difficult Times?

    Date: April 15, 2016                                                                                                       
    Time:  7 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    CEUs:  Available for counselors and social workers.  OPA/MCEs also available for psychologists.
    Costs:  Registration only through Jung Central Ohio (http://www.jungcentralohio.org/Flyers/Ulanov_2016.pdf)

    Lecture Description:

    The suffering places in our psyches, so intimately related to sufferings in our world, are inextricably related to creativity and service in our shared existence with others.  Suffering, madness and creativity are closely linked.  Each of us experiences this connection as a major complex that dogs our lives, despite all our work to relieve it.  Questions confront us: What is the life theme this complex is trying to communicate to me? 

    Workshop

    Meaning Matters

    Date: April 16, 2016                                                                                                       
    Time:  9:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m. (Registration 8:30AM)
    CEUs:  Available for counselors and social workers.  OPA/MCEs also available for psychologists.
    Costs:  Registration only through Jung Central Ohio (http://www.jungcentralohio.org/Flyers/Ulanov_2016.pdf)

    Workshop Description: 

    Meaning makes the difference between suffering that opens to experience of vital significance and suffering that feels a waste.  Our complexes show our path to creativity.  Does meaningfulness exist independently, showing itself to us?  Or do we construct it in our symbol-making?

    About the Presenter:

    Ann Ulanov, PhD is the Christiane Brooks Johnson Professor of Psychiatry and Religion, Emerita, at Union Theological Seminary.  A psychoanalyst in private practice and a member of the Psychoanalytic Association, NY, and the International Association for Analytical Psychology, Dr. Ulanov is also the author of many books.  She received the Gradiva Award for the best book in Psychiatry and Religion 2002 from the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis.

    Claire Bauza Lecture Series
    In 2016 the Jung Association is initiating the Claire Bauza Lecture to be held each spring, featuring a noted Jungian speaker.  One of JACO’s founders, Claire has served in numerous capacities over the 27 years of our organization’s existence—as trustee and board chair, creator and manager of our art gallery, program organizer and presenter, financial donor, and ongoing volunteer-at-large.  JACO dedicates this namesake lecture series to Claire in honor of her devotion, her spirit and unceasing service to our organization.

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    Apr
    5
    12:00 PM12:00

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

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    Lecture

    "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.

    Workshop

    "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.

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    Oct
    9
    6:30 PM18:30

    Explore the Archetypal Symbolism in the Fashion of Alexander McQueen, Presented by Mary Wells Barron, Jungian Psychoanalyst

    A Tear in the Veil: Beauty and Shadow in the Art of Alexander McQueen


    Please note: This free lecture is open to the public but seating is limited. Please RSVP for this event, on or after September 1, by clicking here

    Cost: FREE, but please RSVP by clicking here

    Event Summary:

    Join Jung Cleveland and The Cleveland Institute of Art in the co-sponsored presentation of "A Tear in the Veil: Beauty and Shadow in the Art of Alexander McQueen." 

    Jungian Psychoanalyst Mary Wells Barron will present a lecture exploring the archetypal symbolism in the fashion of Alexander McQueen. 

    In the spring of 2011, The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York opened an exhibition titled "Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty." This retrospective of the fashion created by McQueen presented archetypal images of astonishing power. 

    This talk – featuring more than 40 images from Savage Beauty – explores these "soul clothes" and the creative genius of Alexander McQueen. 

    The free presentation and discussion will include a light reception, including guests from local fashion and fiber studios. A question and answer session will follow the lecture.

    About Mary Wells Barron: Mary Wells Barron M.A., M.I.M., M.B.A. is a Jungian Psychoanalyst in private practice in Saint Louis, Missouri. She trained at the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich and has lectured in the United States and abroad for over twenty years on subjects related to the interface of art and psyche. Mary is a member of the Board of Directors of the Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (ARAS).

    Please note: This free lecture is open to the public but seating is limited. Please RSVP for this event, on or after September 1, by clicking here

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    ‘Psyche, Soul, and Taboo in the Neuroscientific Age’ Lecture Presented by Dr. Jerry Kroth
    Apr
    29
    6:30 PM18:30

    ‘Psyche, Soul, and Taboo in the Neuroscientific Age’ Lecture Presented by Dr. Jerry Kroth

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    Lecture

    Psyche, Soul, and Taboo in the Neuroscientific Age

    Cost: $5

    CEUs: No CEUs Available

    Lecture Description:

    In his lecture about eight different psychological phenomena, Jerry Kroth, Ph.D., will take a closer look at those considered taboo in the current deterministic and mechanistic scientific landscape and those which challenge any such reduction of soul and human experience. Honing in on near death experiences, psychic dreams, telepathy, synchronicity, premonitions, creative possession, archetypes, and paranormal activity, this presentation has a deeply Jungian flavor, and those interested in Jungian psychology will find it a fascinating lens from which to explore constructs in today’s scientific landscape.

    About Kroth:

    Dr. Kroth is an Associate Professor Emeritus from Santa Clara University in California whose teaching assignments have included psychotherapy/personality theory, dreamwork, and research methods. In addition, he has an abiding therapeutic interest in working with dreams, personal oracles, and the applications of dream theory to psychohistory.

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    Dr. Leonard to Present ‘The Art of Aging’ Lecture & Workshop this May
    May
    30
    7:00 PM19:00

    Dr. Leonard to Present ‘The Art of Aging’ Lecture & Workshop this May

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    Where do we look for inspiration as we age in a culture bound to youth and materialism? What are the limitations of aging and the possibilities? Through “The Art of Aging,” Dr. Leonard will explore the various themes – including finite, time, death, remembering, despair, hope and the creative challenge of gains – plus, explore various archetypal patterns in our attitude toward changing. 

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

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

    Lecture Description:

    Dr. Leonard will focus on three phases that we experience during the aging process. She’ll present a description of each phase accompanied by examples from others and herself, plus examples from film that show some of these issues in each phase. Dr. Leonard also will look at the archetypal structure in the psyche that is relevant to the aging process. She’ll present some current day definitions of aging in contrast with the original etymological meaning of the word “old.”

    Lecture Objectives:

    1. Understand phases and challenges of the aging process.

    2. Discover how films can help people identify and understand issues in aging.

    Workshop

    Date: 5/31/2014

    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: The Workshop will offer possibilities for further discussion of the material presented in the lecture, an experiential writing exercise in which each person can focus on their own issues with aging, and break-out groups designed to help us dialogue about our experiences with more awareness. In the workshop, participants will be encouraged to share their ideas, experiences and dreams as they’ve gone through the aging process.

    Workshop Objectives:

    1.  Learn to apply this material to one's own life.

    2.  Discover how to help others – clients and groups – to understand the phenomenon of aging and apply it to their lives.

    3.  Learn an exercise designed to help bring up aging issues and to discuss them with others.

    Linda Leonard, Ph.D.is a Jungian analyst trained in Zurich and also was trained while there by existential psychiatrist Medard Boss. She received a diploma from the original Zurich Institute in 1972. She is a founding member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. She is an internationally renowned author, lecturer and workshop presenter.

    Her books include The Wounded WomanOn the Way to the WeddingWitness to the FireMeeting the MadwomanFollowing the Reindeer Woman and The Call to Create. 

    She’s also written a number of articles, including two specifically about films Kieslowski's The Double Life of Veronique and Malick's The Tree of Life. These film essays were published by Spring Journal.

    She has taught philosophy at California State University, San Diego, and the University of Colorado, Denver. Her doctorate degree is in philosophy from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh. She also has worked as a newspaper reporter.

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    Dr. Kugler to Present Lecture & Seminar This January
    Jan
    17
    7:00 PM19:00

    Dr. Kugler to Present Lecture & Seminar This January

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    Lecture

    The Red Book and Psyche's Art

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

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

    Lecture Description:

    Friday's lecture will set the context for Jung's Red Book with a discussion of how therapeutic analysis and expressive art therapy slowly became interwoven over the past 100 years.

    Seminar

    East Meets West: Jung, I Ching and the Legacy of the Eranos Conferences

    Date: 1/18/14

    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 seminar (an additional $25)

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

    Seminar Description:

    Saturday's seminar will continue to develop an overview of analytical psychology through a screening of excerpts from the new documentary movie Wisdom of Changes: Richard Wilhelm and the I Ching, directed by Bettina Wilhelm. Richard Wilhelm has often been characterized as the Marco Polo of the inner world of China. His many translations of the great spiritual texts of the East opened the cultural and spiritual traditions of China to the West. The second half of Saturday's seminar will explore the role played by the Eranos Conferences in the development of analytical psychology, opening and sustaining Jung's 30-year dialog with distinguished scientists, clinicians, scholars and spiritual leaders from the Far East, Middle East, and West.

    Paul Kugler, Ph.D., completed his diploma in analytical psychology from the Jung Institute, Zurich (1979). While in Zurich, he worked at the Clinic and Research Center for Jungian Psychology before returning to the U.S. to teach at the State University of New York and work in private practice in Aurora, N.Y. He is the author of more than 60 articles and three books, ranging from contemporary psychoanalysis and clinical supervision to experimental theatre, photography and postmodernism. Past president of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and a past officer of the International Association of Analytical Psychologists, Dr. Kugler has worked part-time in China for the past five years, teaching, doing clinical supervision and personal analysis.

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    Nov
    8
    7:00 PM19:00

    The Psyche on Stage: The Transformation of the Soul Through Drama, Led by Jungian Analyst Constance Romero

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    Lecture

    "The Psyche on Stage: The Transformation of the Soul Through Drama"

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

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

    Lecture Description:

    Theater has long provided the human soul with the possibility of transformation. Viewing and/or participating in dramatic ritual allows us to see hidden aspects of ourselves and repressed aspects of the culture at large. It also provides a channel for the healthy expression of deep emotions. Jung described such creative work as becoming conscious of the Shadow and working toward Individuation; that is becoming more of who we really are, as opposed to who we think we should be. This lecture takes a look at the Individuation process in theater using scenes and images from modern and ancient plays.  Also explored is the archetypal pattern of Death and Rebirth that underlies Drama as an art form and fuels the possibility for healing and transformation. Come join us as we explore that great Theater in the Round that is the Psyche on Stage. 

    Workshop

    "Mining Character, Mending the Soul"

    Date: 11/9/13

    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:

    This workshop takes the subject of Friday's lecture into the realm of personal experience. In a friendly, supportive environment, participants will have the opportunity to further explore their own individuation process through the medium of theater.

    The workshop begins with a gentle warm-up period to loosen the voice and relax the body (this section is not strenuous and may be done seated). After this, short scenes and/or monologues from various plays will be provided for attendees. Through discussion and personal reflection, participants will then select the material they wish to work with. Following lunch, there will be a rehearsal period with the chance to explore the emotional, psychological and physical aspects of a character or scene. This material will then be presented for the group in the format of a dramatic reading. The chance to discuss and process one's personal experience will follow.

    Please Note: All are welcome. The atmosphere provided is relaxed, non-competitive and meant to facilitate a psychological process rather than a performance. No prior acting/theater experience is necessary. Please wear comfortable clothing.

    About Romero:
    Constance Romero, LPC, LMFT, is a Jungian Analyst in private practice in the New Orleans area. She also is on the teaching faculties of the New Orleans Jung Seminar and The Florida Association of Jungian Analysts. She has a professional background in theatre and lectures frequently on the arts and Depth Psychology. Her essay, The Cane is Crying: Notes on Katrina, was published in Psychological Perspectives. 

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    Oct
    4
    7:00 PM19:00

    Dying to Get Ahead: Ambition and the Art of Individuation, Led by Jungian Analyst Tim Pilgrim

    Lecture

    "Dying to Get Ahead: Ambition and the Art of Individuation"

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

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

    Lecture Description:

    Ambition has many faces. It can appear as intense desire, a desperate hungering after success or an overwrought need for fame and power. However, in its benign aspects, ambition reflects genuine desires that give individuals the energy and focus necessary to fulfill goals and realize themselves. 

    Using Jung’s insights into man’s “motive factor” and imaginal materials including art, dreams and the symbols of alchemy, this lecture will examine the inner workings of ambition. As we will discover, ambition is produced by the interaction of consciousness with unconscious factors, which interrupt and often redirect our willful efforts to achieve our goals. This interaction can be confusing, frustrating, painful or dangerously pleasurable. But if properly held and understood, ambition provides opportunities for self-realization that help us move through life and connect with our world.

    Workshop

    "Dying to Get Ahead: Excursions into Ambition, Failure, and Other Psychological Endeavors"

    Date: 10/5/13

    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:

    Participants will be encouraged to bring images and stories that relate to their own personal encounters with ambition and failure. As well, we will look more closely at one of literature and film’s most memorable stories of ambition, Mary Shelley’s "Frankenstein: A Modern Prometheus." We will discuss elements of the story and view clips from two of the more poignant Frankenstein films: James Whale’s original "Frankenstein" with Boris Karloff and the more recent rendition with Robert De Niro, "Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein," directed by Kenneth Branagh.

    Optional readings for the workshop:
    Jung Mysterium Conjunctionis, pgs. 110-128 (section on “Sulphur”)
    Anna Fels, Necessary Dreams: Ambition in Women's Changing Lives, Anchor Books 2005 (paperback version)

    About Pilgrim:
    Tim Pilgrim, M.A., M.B.A., is a Jungian Analyst, member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and the Ontario Association of Jungian Analysts (OAJA). He has a private practice in Toronto, Ontario, and is a licensed marital and family therapist with clinical membership in the American Association for Marital and Family Therapy. He is a lecturer and instructor at the University of Toronto and is on the faculty of the Analyst Training Program for OAJA.

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    May
    17
    7:00 PM19:00

    Self Portrait With Ghost: The Art of Lament and Redemption, Presented in Partnership with Braden & Associates

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

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

    Lecture Description:

    "Let us build the bond of community so that the living and the dead image will become one and the past will live on in the present…" -C.G. Jung 

    "Often I have such a great longing for myself. I know that the path ahead still
    stretches far; but in my best dreams I see the day when I shall stand and greet myself." -Rainer Maria Rilke

     

    When you lose three children, your home and your country, how do you go on? If you are Emma Hoffman, a gifted painter in the impressionist tradition, you paint. Those paintings continue to speak of the redemptive power of art to Hoffman’s granddaughter, Naomi Ruth Lowinsky. Years ago, when she was in analytic training at the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, Lowinsky had a dream in which she was told, "On your way to Jung’s house, you must first stop at your grandmother’s house and gather some of her paintings.” Lowinsky was the first child born in the New World to a family of German-Jewish refugees from the Shoah. She had a special tie with her only surviving grandparent, whom she knew as Oma. Oma taught her that making art can be a way to transmute grief and bear the unbearable.

    A series of paintings, self portraits, portraits of family, landscapes and interior scenes of the houses she lived in reflects her lamentations, her wandering and her search for redemption. Lowinsky understood her dream to mean that she had to follow the path of her own creativity. She did not know then that the dream would turn out to be literally true as well. She would need to put her art — her poetry — at the service of her grandmother’s paintings. Her grandmother’s spirit would demand it. Her opus would need to intersect with her Oma’s, and together they’d make their way to Jung’s house. 

    This presentation is the result of an ongoing dialogue between Hoffman and Lowinsky’s art. She will weave together Emma Hoffman’s story and paintings, her poetry and prose and her reflections on Jung’s Red Book as an example of the “art of lament and redemption,” a form she calls Jungian memoir.

    Lecture Goals:

    1. Understand the psychology of the refugee

    2.  Understand the psychology of Jews who fled the Nazis and their descendants

    3. Contemplate the experience of grief

    4. Consider the uses of creative process in healing trauma

    Workshop

    Speak, Muse: A Day with the Sister from Below

    Date: 5/18/13

    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:

    In this writing workshop, Naomi Ruth Lowinsky will introduce her muse, the shape-shifting Sister from Below, and invite her to inspire your writing practice. With the Sister’s help, Lowinsky will facilitate an imaginative encounter with the stuff of your inner and outer life — your own Jungian memoir.

    The Sister from Below is a fierce inner figure. She emerges out of reverie, dream, a fleeting memory or a difficult emotion as the moment of inspiration — the muse. This Sister is not about the ordinary business of life: work, shopping or making dinner. She speaks from other realms. If you'll allow, she'll whisper in your ear, lead your thoughts astray, fill you with strange yearnings, get you hot and bothered, send you off on some wild-goose-chase of a daydream and eat up hours of your time. She's a siren, a seductress, a shape-shifter... Why listen to such a troublemaker? Because she is essential to the creative process: She holds the keys to the doors of our imaginations and deeper life—the evolution of soul.

    Open to those who write and those who want to. Bring pen and notebook.

    Workshop Goals:

    1. Have direct experience of the creative process

    2. Have direct experience of active imagination

    3. Deepen self knowledge about inner experience 

    4. Deepen psychological understanding of writers and other artists

    About Lowinsky:
    Naomi Ruth Lowinsky, Ph.D., lives at the confluence of the River Psyche and the Deep River of poetry. Her memoir, The Sister from Below: When the Muse Gets Her Way, tells stories of her pushy muse. She is the co-editor of the new collection Marked by Fire: Stories of the Jungian Way. She is a Jungian analyst and the author of four books of poetry, including the forthcoming Faust Woman Poems. Lowinsky is the winner of the Obama Millennium Award, and her poetry and prose have been widely published. She is a member of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco and has led a writing circle there, called Deep River, for years.

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    Nov
    14
    7:00 PM19:00

    "'The Sailor Cannot See North': The Psychospiritual Dilemma of Our Time"

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    Lecture

    "'The Sailor Cannot See North': The Psychospiritual Dilemma of Our Time"

    Register by Nov. 23 to be entered in a drawing for a surprise gift at the event!

     

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

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

    Lecture Description:
    What are the sources of guidance for a thoughtful person in our country amid political fractionation, animosity, divisive ideologies and numbing distractions — a time in which the individual has an enormous summons to social, psychological and spiritual integrity?  This presentation will challenge the audience to assume responsibility for a thoughtful, discerned and experientially verified authority, one which bases itself on respect for others, but also embodies a willingness to show up, to be different and to stand for something real.

    Workshop

    Date: 12/15/12

    Time: 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Cost: $75 for members | $85 for non-members

    CEUs: 4 CEUs are available for Saturday's workshop (an additional $20)

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

    Workshop Description:

    The participant is invited to bring a notebook and pen for personal reflection for, consistent with the task above, you will be challenged to discern your own values, be accountable for them, and summoned to the courage to live them. A continental breakfast and light lunch will be provided.

    Workshop Objectives:

    1. Gain an understanding of the psycho-spiritual context which may contribute to mental distress
    2. Learn how psycho-dynamic insights may provide avenues for developing more mature spiritualities

    About Hollis:
    James Hollis, Ph.D., is a Zurich-trained Jungian Analyst with a private practice in Houston, Texas, and is the author of 13 books, including his most recent title, What Matters Most: Living a More Considered Life.

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    Sep
    15
    9:30 AM09:30

    September Lecture & Discussion: "Rumpelstiltskin: An Exploration of the Psychological and Symbolic Meaning of Folk Tales,” Presented by Jody Wainer, LISW, Jungian Analyst

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    Lecture

    Lecture & Discussion Limited to 15 Participants

    Cost:

    Lecture & Discussion: Member $35
    Non-Member $45
    Student w/ ID $5
    Senior Member $30
    Senior Non-Member $35

    CEUs: 3.0 CEUs are available for Saturday’s lecture & discussion (an additional $15). 

    Lecture & Discussion Description:

    Folktales have been told over the millennia and across the globe, capturing the hearts and imaginations of every generation and affecting listeners everywhere. They are symbolic stories that reveal archetypal aspects of human existence. Rumpelstiltskin tells the story of a young girl’s desperate situation: to save her life, she promises her child to a gnome who rescues her. We will explore how the girl becomes trapped, how she is rescued, and how she regains her child and her life. We will seek to understand where we encounter similar dilemmas in our lives and how we can grow to regain autonomy. Rumpelstiltskin is the gnome who helps and hinders, whose power we have to appreciate and overcome and who will enslave us unless we passionately seek to know him and thereby reclaim our vitality.

    Outline of Topics: 

    • Dimensions of folklore
    • Rumpelstiltskin: The Brothers Grimm fairytale of the poor Miller’s daughter
    • Interpretation of the following:
      • Explore the figures in the story to see what psychological traits we find in them and where those traits reside in us
      • Look at the actions in the story and explore where they occur in our lives
      • Reflect on the protagonist’s dilemma and the means with which she finds a way out of her desperate situation
    • What does the story reveal? What are the psychological processes about which give the tale information out of the storehouse of humanity's way of living life? The story tells of a young feminine ego who lives in the father’s world and whose creative energies are aroused by father and king to further their needs, and at a moment of total helplessness and near despair, the affective realization of her dilemma calls forth a mannequin whose services on the one hand, rescue her, and on the other hand, deprive her. After having been saved by the mannequin, she has a period of growth in her pregnancy, and she becomes able to claim for herself her feminine creativity. She can then deal directly with that complex of living for others and she can own her life more fully.

    Lecture Objectives: 

    1. To identify the way in which folktales are symbolic stories that depict the inherited possibilities within all of us, they describe psychosocial development and create awareness of what helps and hinders our emotional growth.
    2. To examine the way in which folktales illuminate the attitudes that are most helpful in meeting life’s challenges.
    3. To offer an experience of the Jungian approach to psyche.

    Clinical Objectives: 

    1. To identify how unconscious “complexes” are formed. This folktale specifically illuminates the way in which a narcissistic person uses their child to secure their own sense of self, expecting the child’s life and the child’s work to be in service of the parent’s feelings of competence.
    2. To explore how the complexes that form in response to the parent’s demands at first help the child cope but in the process cut the child off from themselves, and their own sense of agency.
    3. To recognize how one “names” these destructive complexes and works toward becoming connected to themselves and their own talents, desires and competences. 

    Jody Wainer is a Jungian analyst and a Licensed Independent Social Worker. She has been in private practice since 1996. In April of 2003, she was awarded a diploma in Analytical Psychology by the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian analysts. She is a graduate of the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland’s four-year post-graduate training program as well as the Intimate Systems training program. She has over 20 years of experience as a therapist. Jody is currently active in IRSJA, serving on admissions and review committees. Her thesis was The Braided Candle: The Ten Sefirot of the Kabbalistic Tree of Life As Understood Through a Jungian Psychological Lens and Their Implications for Practice. She is interested in increasing the visibility and understanding of Jungian thought, and the support it can offer our everyday lives.

    Please email info@jungcleveland.org for more information.

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    Mar
    16
    7:00 PM19:00

    February Lecture & Workshop Led by Jungian Analyst Lionel Corbett, M.D.

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    Lecture

    Jung in Dialogue with the Soul: Is Analytical Psychology a New Religion?

     

    Lecture Description:

    This lecture will focus on the implications of the dialogues between Jung and his soul that are recorded in “The Red Book.” In one of these dialogues, the soul tells Jung that he has received a revelation that he should not hide. His calling is the new religion and its proclamation. The presenter will discuss his idea that because of Jung’s dialogue with the soul that 12 years later, he was able to write, “We stand on the threshold of a new spiritual epoch; and that from the depths of man’s own psychic life, new spiritual forms will be born.” 

    Is Jung's approach to the psyche really the revelation of a new form of spirituality, what Edward F. Edinger calls the "new dispensation," or is this idea merely a symptom of inflation? If analytical psychology is indeed an emerging form of spirituality, what does that look like in practice, how does it compare with traditional religious forms, and what are the implications for the practice of psychotherapy and for our culture?

    Workshop

    Depth Psychology as a Spiritual Practice

    3/17/12 | 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

    Workshop Description: 

    This workshop will review Jung's approach to religion and spirituality, and then present the idea that for many people the practice of depth psychotherapy is a contemporary form of spiritual direction. Instead of a traditional theistic idea – that of integrating spiritual direction into psychotherapy and depth psychology – Dr. Corbett suggests that using a Jungian approach these disciplines can be seen as synonymous.

    The psyche reveals the sacred in the form of numinous experience, and manifests the Self, which is an imago dei; the psyche is therefore sacramental. Because the Self acts as a kind of blueprint for the individuation of the personality, there is no firm distinction between our spirituality and our psychology or between psychological and spiritual problems. This workshop will illustrate this idea with examples from our participants’ experiences.

    About Corbett:

    Lionel Corbett, M.D., trained in medicine and psychiatry in England, and as a Jungian analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago, teaches depth psychology as a member of Pacifica Graduate Institute’s core faculty in Santa Barbara, Calif. Dr. Corbett is the author of “Psyche and the Sacred: Spirituality Beyond Religion,” “The Religious Function of the Psyche,”  “The Sacred Cauldron: Psychotherapy as a Spiritual Practice,” and is co-editor, with Dennis Patrick Slattery, of “Depth Psychology: Meditations in the Field” and “Psychology at the Threshold: Selected Papers.” 

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    Mar
    9
    6:00 PM18:00

    Scientific Meeting with Roger Brooke, Ph.D., ABPP

    Time: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres Reception | 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Lecture
    Cost: Registration only through Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center. Call (216) 229-5959 or email dmorsecpc@sbcglobal.net.

    Please note: Jung Cleveland is not handling or accepting registrations for this event. Contact the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center.

    Event Summary:

    The Family Romance: Freud and Jung

    It is well known that Jung criticized Freud for his tendency to interpret the symbolic richness of psychological life in terms of our primary childhood relations. With regard to the Oedipus complex evident in adulthood, Jung emphasized its symbolic meaning, interpreting incest fantasies in terms of the psyche’s inner development. However, Jung recognized the Oedipus complex as a universal situation of developmental significance, present in different ways through the life span. It will be shown that Jung’s views were closer to Freud’s than is generally appreciated. It will be shown that Jung has more to say about even child and adolescent Oedipal developmental stages than is sometimes recognized. Both optimal developmental conditions and typical difficulties will be described with reference to easily accessible clinical material.

    Participants can expect to:

    1. understand the clinical features of Oedipal problems;
    2. understand the surprisingly common perspectives of Freud and Jung, and the Jungian defense of Freud’s claim regarding the universality of the Oedipus complex;
    3. appreciate some of the contributions that Jungians have made to our understanding the Oedipus complex.

    Please note: Jung Cleveland is not handling or accepting registrations for this event. Contact the Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center by calling (216) 229-5959 or emaildmorsecpc@sbcglobal.net. Seating is limited and reservations are required.

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    Sep
    9
    7:00 PM19:00

    September Lecture & Workshop Led by Karen Magee, MA, LMFT, LPC & Jungian Analyst

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    Lecture

    "Certainty vs. Doubt: The Ethics of Integrity"

     

    Lecture Description: What role does integrity play in ethical decision making? When we are ready to engage the ethical questions and concerns encountered in our personal and/or professional lives, is the choice we make accompanied by certainty, or by doubt? As we become more conscious of the meaning and place ethics has in our lives, on what does our responsibility to act ethically, and with integrity, finally rest?  

    Carl Jung, with Erich Neumann following close behind him, long ago introduced what came to be known as the new ethic.  In more recent years, other Jungians have joined them with their own ideas and perspectives that together challenge each of us to bring more conscious awareness into our work and daily lives, especially wherever ethical issues exist.  

    The evening will include lecture and work with clips from a modern day film. It will offer an opportunity to further understand ethics from a Jungian perspective, as we explore both inner and outer influences that contribute to our certainties and/or doubts as we strive daily to become more ethical persons of integrity.

    Lecture CEU Objectives:

    • Compare the meanings surrounding moral versus ethics
    • Gain an understanding of  Carl Jung's foundational idea on what he referred to as the "New Ethic" and its relationship to both the individual and Jung's ideas regarding thecollective unconscious
    • Identify ethical ideas of other psychologists (or psychoanalysts) who have followed Jung : Erich Neumann, James Yandell, John Beebe, Luigi Zoja
    • Examine and explore the history of the word and ideas surrounding integrity, and its relationship to psychology, Jung, and ethics
    • Discuss what is involved in an individual's choice to stand with certainty versus doubt, where ethical matters or concerns exist, partially explored by way of clips from a popular film
    • Reflect on their own conclusions regarding the complexity of the film’s ethical questions, and the ethical questions that present themselves both personally and professionally
       

    Workshop

    “Beginnings and Endings: A Story’s Final Chapter as in ‘Gran Torino’”

     9/10/11 | Workshop 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Event Location: The Gathering Place | The Arnold & Sydell Miller Family Campus (23300 Commerce Park, Beachwood, Ohio 44122

    Workshop Description: In telling the story of one's life, what might anyone have to say? Which of the hundreds or thousands of experiences, along with the individuals who shared them, occupy the pages in the story of a single life? And, what kinds of themes run through the story's chapters, from beginning to end? For anyone, what is it (on the surface, or in the deepest layers of one's existence) that creates a lasting memory – a long awaited legacy, in terms of those beginnings and endings? For you or for me, as for Walt Kowalski in “Gran Torino,” might it be the words and images that fill the pages of that final chapter that, above all else, matter most? 

    “Gran Torino” is a story for our times, and perhaps, a story for each of us. It is the story of one man living into the last chapter of his life. In a changing neighborhood and world that no longer resembles the home and life he once knew, Kowalski comes face to face with an unexpected, unwanted invitation. In the end, his response to the invitation rewrites the final chapter in his story. With recognition and acceptance, Walt Kowalski makes a conscious, soulful choice regarding his own life, and in doing so, leaves behind his gift for the world.

    The goal of the workshop is, by way metaphoric story using film and exercises, to examine what causes one to live a "halted, soul-less" life, and then to look at the subtle opportunities presented if and when unexpected invitations arrive. The workshop will invite those present to consider the ways in which an individual who has surrendered to "not mattering in life," might come to value his/her life and contributions, in the end being able to say: "My life did matter."

    Join us for a day of lecture, exercises, and discussion, as we explore the depths of psychological meaning and wisdom for us all to be found in “Gran Torino.” As the chapters of our own stories continue beginning and ending, there is much to discover, contemplate, and gather from their pages. The final chapters are yet to be; the opportunity to become better acquainted with one's own stories is now.

    Workshop Methods: Methods will include the psychological use of film clips to open the door to work with one's personal story, as well as the universal stories that belong to each of us. Through lecture from a Jungian, psychological perspective, individual and group exercises, and discussion weaving through the day, participants will have an opportunity to become more consciously, psychologically, and intimately related to their own stories and the discovery of what may have prevented a fuller life, as well as encounters in their lives that might have lead (or will lead) to a more authentic, fully lived existence, especially as time goes by.

    Workshop Potential: The value lies for all participants, as well as practicing professionals, to be able to listen, recognize, and work more effectively with their own stories, and/or the stories told to them by clients and patients. Value will be found in helping all participants, as well as professionals, identify those aspects that have directly influenced their own lives and/or the lives of others in both negative and positive ways, oftentimes leaving one stagnated and paralyzed in an earlier chapter of their story, as compared with living into new and final chapters that could give new life to one's own existence, or another's, while also contributing to the world around them.

    Workshop CEU Objectives:

    • Consider what is possible when opportunity arrives to heal and restore a life including contributing to the lives of a surrounding community and its people
    • Explore and consider what it is that allows one to change their story and once again value life
    • Identify their own challenges when the neighborhoods and scenes of life once familiar, have become something not previously known
    • Become more consciously, psychologically and intimately related to their own stories and possibilities for a more authentic, more fully lived life
    • Learn to listen with more conscious sensitivity and a deeper understanding to their own stories, and/or stories told to them by others
    • Identify those aspects of one's life that might directly influence one's story in either positive or negative ways

    2.0 CEUs are available for Friday’s lecture ($10). 4.5 CEUs are available for Saturday’s session ($25). If attending both sessions for CEUs, the cost is $35. 

    Karen Magee, MA, LMFT, LPC, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in Houston, where she has been an instructor at the Houston Jung Center for more than 20 years and has presented ethics workshops to a broad range of professional caregivers for the last 13 years. A graduate of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, she chairs the Inter-Regional’s Ethics Committee and is a senior training analyst in the Texas Seminar.  Additionally, teaching ethics online, Karen is a faculty member for the Jungian Studies Program at Saybrook University. However, presenting lectures and workshops throughout Houston and nationally, Karen may be best known for her work with film as a means of psychological exploration, always inviting those present to discover something more of themselves through the lens of film.

    Please email info@jungcleveland.org for more information.

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    Aug
    29
    7:00 PM19:00

    "Stories Told, Stories Untold, Stories that Tell Us," Featuring James Hollis, Ph.D.

    Dates: Lecture - 4/29/11 | Workshop - 4/30/11
    Time: Lecture 7 - 9p.m. | Workshop 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

     

    Lecture: Our lives course with stories, stories that run through us from ancestors, stories we tell others and tell ourselves, and stories of which we are unaware and, thereby, tell us. We will reflect on the role these stories play in the shaping of our lives, and how they invite us to greater consciousness of what invisibly informs the visible world.

    Workshop: Please bring writing materials. Together, in a mixture of lecture, discussion and interactive exercises, we will put narrative flesh on the bare bones of our histories.

    CEU Goals:

    1. Understand the replicative nature of “complexes,” and their implications for therapy.
    2. Track, from behavioral patterns, the narrative threads that run through a person’s history.
    3. Discern ways to identify manifestations of the unconscious in the midst of biographical detail.
    4. Gain a greater appreciation for the role of affect-laden ideas to generate patterns.
    5. Identify the place of “secrets,” and stories untold in the shame-based sources of patient behavior.

    2.0 CEUs are available for Friday’s lecture ($10). 4.5 CEUs are available for Saturday’s session ($25). If attending both sessions for CEUs, the cost is $35. 

    About the Presenter: James Hollis, Ph.D., is a Jungian analyst in Houston, director of the Saybrook Graduate School Jungian Studies program in San Francisco, and author of thirteen books, the latest being What Matters Most: Living a More Considered Life.

    Please email info@jungcleveland.org for more information.

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    May
    21
    7:00 PM19:00

    "The Metaphoric Journey Toward Individuation" Featuring Kaye Lindauer

    Dates: Lecture - 5/21/10 | Workshop - 5/22/10

    Time: Lecture 7 - 9p.m. | Workshop 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Lecture: The lecture's theme \will come from the extended story of “The Salmon of Knowledge,” and references to Celtic spirituality will be included along with relevant poetry. According to Lindauer, “The Salmon of Knowledge,” is an Irish story that so perfectly follows the stages and challenges of a cycle of human development toward transformation of consciousness. She retells the story with commentary and enriches the experience with poetry by David Whyte, John O’Donohue and Rumi. The story is one that she has worked out from multiple sources and discussions with Irish people whom she has met over the past few years at the Jung in Ireland Conferences. It seems as if everyone in Ireland grew up knowing this story. Motifs from the story became part of the later story of “The Fisher King” which are woven into the “Epic of The Search for the Holy Grail.”

    Workshop: The workshop will be a study of “Orpheus and Eurydice” with references to opera, art and poetry. This classic myth continues to inspire generations of composers and storytellers who work with this material in an effort to express something about their understanding of the human experience that cannot be said through the language of conversation.

    2.0 CEU’s are available for Friday’s lecture ($10). 4.5 CEU’s are available for Saturday’s session ($25). If attending both sessions for CEU’s, the cost is $35.

    A note from Kaye: 

    “My life has been very challenging, extended, satisfying, and joyful as a school librarian, an adjunct professor at Syracuse University, a freelance storyteller, conference coordinator, and a workshop leader for the past thirty-five years. At Syracuse University, I taught courses in theories of human development for the College of Human Development, literature courses for the School of Education, and literature courses for the Graduate School of Information Studies. I also taught adult education classes at University College for thirty years. For the past five years, I’ve conducted literature retreats for Syracuse University at their conference center in the Adirondacks. The focus of my work has always been on teaching the world’s great literature as it relates to stages of human development.

    Twice I was awarded grants from The National Endowment for the Humanities to pursue literature related projects.

    I am presently planning courses for my 21st summer teaching at Chautauqua Institution, and for the Elderhostel programs offered at Chautauqua, for which I have been an instructor these past ten years. Each summer, I teach nine one-week courses on some aspects of literature and psychology.

    Telling stories for thirty-six years in Central Park in New York City at the Hans Christian Andersen Statue has been an annual delight. I have also twice told stories with the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra.

    Having recently completed a degree in Divinity, I very much enjoy being a guest minister at several churches. Entering this program of study was a mid-life adventure that my husband and I pursued together over a ten year period while continuing to work in our established career fields. Our goal was to savor the academic experience.

    Being in my third year of retirement from full time professional responsibilities, I have focused on planning many weekend retreats on such topics as Odysseus’s Search for Home and Emily Dickinson’s Wrestling Match with God. Also teaching for the program known locally as OASIS, which offers learning opportunities for older people, has been enriching.

    When speaking for various organizations, my presentations are frequently on the interpretation of fairy tales and myths from a Jungian point of view. Studying Depth Psychology has been a major focus of my interest over the past twenty-five years and has greatly influenced my work. I have taken graduate courses in Jungian psychology, and have attended numerous conferences and workshops over the years including a brief time of study at the Jungian Institute in Zurich.

    My husband John and I have one married daughter and two grandchildren, Maxwell and Taliesin.”

    ~ Kaye Lindauer, M.S., M.L.S., M. Div.

    Degrees include:

    • B.S. in Human Development, Syracuse University
    • M.S. in Human Development, Syracuse University
    • M.L.S. in Library Science, Syracuse University
    • M. Div. in Theology and Religion, St. Bernards

    Please email info@jungcleveland.org for more information.

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    Apr
    23
    7:00 PM19:00

    "Poetry's Psyche and Psyche's Poetry" Featuring David L. Miller, Ph.D.

    Dates: Lecture - 4/23/10 | Workshop - 4/24/10

    Time: Lecture 7 - 9p.m. | Workshop 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.

    Lecture: C.G. Jung said to the poet Miguel Serrano, "Nobody understands what I mean. Only a poet could begin to understand." In his Friday evening lecture, noted author Dr. David L. Miller will explore the possibility that a poetic quality is crucial to a truly depth psychology; not poetic in a Romantic sense but in a Modernist and Postmodernist sense. Jung's view that poetry "needs no meaning, for meaning has nothing to do with art" will be the point of departure for the evening's reflections.

    Workshop: The Saturday workshop will further explore Friday's theme, and include discussion of particular poems drawn from the works of W.S. Merwin, Emily Dickinson, Billy Collins, Sharon Olds, Theodore Roethke, Maya Angelou, A.R. Ammons, Denise Levertov, Rainer Maria Rilke, Delmore Schwartz, and Wallace Stevens.

    2.0 CEU’s are available for Friday’s lecture ($10). 4.5 CEU’s are available for Saturday’s session ($25). If attending both sessions for CEU’s, the cost is $35.

    About the Presenter: David L. Miller, Ph.D., is Watson-Ledden Professor of Religion Emeritus at Syracuse University and a retired core faculty member of Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, Calif. He is an honorary member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and the International Association of Analytical Psychology. Since 1963 Dr. Miller has worked at the intersections of religions and mythologies, literatures and literary theory, and depth psychology. He is the author of six books and more than 100 articles and book chapters. For more information see Dr. Miller's Web site: http://dlmiller.mysite.syr.edu/.

    Please email info@jungcleveland.org for more information.

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