Jung Society of Washington
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Where: Library of Congress, James Madison Bldg., 101 Independence Avenue, S.E., Washington, D.C
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

What: All Day Symposium
Who: Maindenbaum/Corbett
When: Wednesday
Fees: There is no fee for this program

Closest Metro stop: Capitol South (Orange/Blue Lines) - Exit station using main exit, walk approximately two blocks north on First Street SE.
Alternative Stop: Union Station (Red Line) - .5 miles

The Jung Society of Washington, the Library of Congress and AARP Foundation will bring together noted Jungian and non-Jungian experts from the U.S. and England to discuss C.G. Jung's specific and unique point of view about growth and development throughout the second half of life, and how Jungian concepts can be used to promote healthy, engaged, and vibrant aging among older adults.

The symposium will be moderated by Aryeh Maidenbaum, Ph.D., director of the New York Center for Jungian Studies. Lionel Corbett, M.D., professor and core faculty member of Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA., will deliver the plenary address in which he will discuss Jungian contributions to psychological development in later life. Two panels of experts will discuss the psychological and gerontological applications of these contributions.

A third panel will address the role of spirituality in the second half of life. The symposium is being underwritten by A.A.R.P. Foundation and is open to the public without charge. The Library of Congress will webcast the symposium and archive it on its website. Advanced registration is required. Because space is limited, early registration is advised. The symposium will be held in the Montpelier Room at the Library of Congress, James Madison Building. For more information on the symposium, contact the Jung Society's Leslie Sawin at (202) 441-1400, lsawin@verizon.net < ; or Michael Carbine at (760) 898-3685, mecarbine@gmail.com < .

Panelists include: Margaret Wilkinson, a Jungian analyst practicing in London, England, and an expert in brain plasticity; Joseph Cambray, Ph.D., president of the International Assn. for Analytical Psychology and consulting editor, Journal of Analytical Psychology, an analyst practicing in Rhode Island, and a faculty member of the Harvard Medical School Center for Psychoanalytic Studies; Robert Langs, M.D., a New York City psychoanalytic psychotherapist and developer of the reality centered paradigm of psychoanalysis; Kelley Macmillan, Ph.D., M.S.W., Clinical Assistant Professor and Chair, Aging Specialization, at the University of Maryland School of Social Work, Baltimore; Mary A. McDonald, M.D., Geriatric Medicine, Washington Hospital Center Medical House Call Program; Gay Hanna, Ph.D., Executive Director of the National Center for Creative Aging, Washington, D.C.; Melanie Starr Costello, Ph.D., a Jungian analyst practicing in Washington, D.C.; and Christina Puchalski, M.D., practicing geriatric physician and director of the George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health, Washington, D.C.

To register for the symposium, send an e-mail to jungsymp@loc.gov , and include your name, contact information and the number of seats you wish to reserve.

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