"Perfect timing, Bonnie. I'm on planes later this week and this piece will help me use my downtime wisely. Also, have responded to the questionnaire regarding the conference. Would be delighted to help with organizing or planning or anything at…"
"I'm curious, Paul, about the resistance you refer to -- "we resist hearing what we need to hear" -- a resistance that would seem to serve our need to "avoid the intimacy with soul that comes" in deep restful sleep. What part of our personality is…"
"Dear Judith, I, too, have been visited in dreams by the figure James Hillman. And I, too, soak up the writings of JH. You and Bonnie make reference to a piece he did on depression. Which journal does this piece appear in? Also, you may already…"
"I client asked me something new today: how do I (the client) hold the tension of opposites? In the moment I answered somewhat theoritically with something like: holding the tension of opposites without identifying with either position. The client…"
"I forgot to say something to those who are forming (or are thinking of forming) local chapters across the country: do it! Gather. Meet up. Even if it's a small group to start. Our experience last night was a powerful one. Something I found…"
"Thank you so much, Bonnie, for bringing us together for the first SF Bay Area meetup and speaker evening. It was special to meet and talk with others who share a love for psyche and soul. You are a gift to my life and the community you're building…"
"Hearing about your personal experiences with Dr. Hillman, Thom, reminds me of the indelible impact he made on me during a teaching session and later over dinner at Pacifica Graduate Institute two springs ago. As a new psychotherapist I asked him if…"
"I'm sure Anne Hathaway will be just what Catwoman needs to be. My faith in her comes from a film called Rachel Getting Married, in which she plays a troubled character in a family plagued by a tragic secret. The portrayal of the psychological…"
"I was fascinated by the documentary on The Dark Knight, as you were, Wendy. Something, I think, about how Bruce Wayne faces, and masters, his fear. I think Heath Ledger is both beautiful and terrifying as the Joker. Have you heard about the…"
"Look forward to learning more about the approaches to training offered at the various Jungian institutes around the US and even internationally. Thanks, Ed, for forming this group.
As for how a systems approach blends with a depth perspective, one…"
"Hi Susan,I wonder, now that you're teaching at Pacifica, if you've heard anything about a conference scheduled for Santa Barbara in Sept 2012. Pacifica is sponsoring what I think is being called the "Symposium for the Study of Myth." So glad…"
"I agree, Ed. As an MFT Intern with a degree from Pacifica who plans to train as a Jungian Analyst, I would like to learn more about the differing approaches to analytic training, including ISAP Zurich in Switzerland."
Before you go further, please be sure you are applying for membership with YOUR REAL NAME, FIRST AND LAST, or if you are signing up as an organization, publisher, or project, list the organization name here; then list the name of the contact person in the next question.
What are your main areas of interest?
Jungian Psychology, Archetypal Psychology, Mythology, Ecopsychology, Somatic Psychology, Other
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If so, from what institution?
Pacifica Graduate Institute
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the conscious experience of the numinosum in everyday life
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