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April 4, 2015. JPA Council Meeting. All JPA members are invited.
For details, please email or call JPA, or login to the members-only section.
May 16, 2015. 10 AM – 4:30 PM. Ethics workshop and Annual Meeting. For JPA members only.
“Ethics and Alchemy—The Rosarium and the Transformation of Love”
Led by Portland Jungian Analyst Anna Lyons-Roost.
The JPA Annual Meeting will take place during the lunch hour.
For details, login to the members-only section.
November 7, 2015. Annual Workshop, open to the public.
Donald Kalsched, Ph.D., JA
“Healing Trauma—The Lost and Recovered Soul in Depth Psychology.”
10 AM – 4:30 PM
At St. Mark’s Cathedral (Bloedel Hall) 1245 10th Ave East, Seattle WA 98102
6 CEUs provided. Lunch included.
How to register? Coming soon…
Detailed description of workshop:
According to C. G. Jung, the human personality contains a vital spark or sacred "core" that must personalize and embody in the course of a person's development if optimal psychological health and ensouled living is to become possible. But when trauma strikes the developing psyche of a child, a split occurs in which the vital core of the self retreats into the unconscious where it continues to live in “suspended animation" under a spell cast by the powers of the psyche's survival system. Depth Psychotherapy offers the opportunity for renewed contact with the lost core of the self, and hence for renewed feeling-life, creativity, and relatedness--but not without fierce resistance thrown up by the psyche's defensive powers. In this slide-illustrated seminar, we will explore these themes with the help of new findings in attachment theory, affective neuro-science, and somatically attuned ways of working in the here-and-now of the psychotherapy process. Clinical examples, dreams, and illustrations from literature, art and contemporary films will be brought in by the speaker.