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The Jung Society  of Washington, dedicated to the experience of the Self, serves the "still small voice" of human longing (sometimes called "holy longing") that comes to us in our dreams and in moments of silence, contemplation, creativity, and imagination. Our programs support the exploration of our own psychic depths and the "heroic struggle" for personality integration and wholeness that Dr. Carl Gustav Jung called "individuation." We offer lectures, courses, workshops, evenings with distinguished analysts, that help guide our unique inner venture. Read about our Programs here.


The December Lecture/Workshop is coming up! On December 2nd, 

Dr. Julie Bondanza will lecture on Self-Betrayal and on December 3rd, 

will conduct a workshop on Self-Forgiveness.

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Click here to download the Fall 2016 Program Catalog. Click here to download the Fall 2016 Calendar Flyer

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Request: We need a couple of volunteers on December 2nd and 3rd, if you're registered for Dr. Bondanza's programs and would like to help! 

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The last Lecture/Workshop of the Fall Season!

On December 2nd and 3rd, 
Dr. Julie Bondanza presents:
A Lecture on Self-Betrayal and 
A Workshop on Self-Forgiveness

What does it mean to betray one’s own development to individuation? Does it mean we try to please others, that we conform to others’ expectations? Does it mean we ignore the demands of the Self? Does it mean we ignore our dreams, our instincts, our desires? Did Oedipus betray himself? Did King Lear? Did Othello? Are these betrayals inevitable? What, if anything, can we do about it? In this lecture/discussion, we will explore what it means to betray ourselves and what the consequences might be.

Following on Friday’s program on Self Betrayal, we will explore the mechanisms at work when self-forgiveness is needed and some ways of moving toward acceptance of responsibility, toward the release of guilt, shame and remorse, and ultimately to self-forgiveness.

Julie Bondanza, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and a diplomate Jungian analyst who trained at the C.G. Jung Institute of New York.

Friday 7:30-9 p.m.

Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.

Wesley Theological Seminary, Washington D.C.

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Jungian Analyst and Executive Director of the Jung Society, James Hollis, welcomes and introduces all to the Jung Society of Washington. See more of his videos here.

We hope that you visit our library at the Jung Society, but if you are looking to start your own collection of books on all things Jung, click here to check out this curated collection!

What's Next:

06 Dec 2016 7:30 PM • The Library at the Jung Society, 5200 Cathedral Ave., N.W., Washington, D.C., 20008

If you're thinking of working with a Jungian analyst, the Jungian Analysts of Washington Association (JAWA) website lists analysts in the District of Columbia, in Maryland, and in Virginia. They also offer CE-bearing educational programs for therapists and non-therapists.

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Jung Society of Washington

5200 Cathedral Ave., NW Washington 20016


Executive Director - James Hollis, Ph.D.

President - Erminia Scarcella, M.D., D.L.F.A.P.A.

Office and Library Hours:

Weekdays from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Member Benefits: Members have borrowing privileges at our library and receive a discounted fee to most of our events. 

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Other Program Venues

Guy Mason Recreation Center - 3600 Calvert St., N.W., Washington, D.C.

Wesley Theological Seminary - 4500 Massachusetts Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.

Images of mandalas throughout this site were created by Carl Jung's patients between the years 1926 and 1945.

Jung Society of Washington

Directions: The Jung Society of Washington is located in the educational building of the Palisades Community Church. From MacArthur Blvd., turn east (away from the Potomac River) onto Cathedral at the light between Loughboro and Arizona.  We are accessible via the Metro D6 bus line.  Entrance to the Jung Society library and office is from the side street, Hawthorne Place.

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