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Friday, September 7, 2012
Where: Jung Society Library
Friday, September 7, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EST

What: An Evening With...
Who: Heidi Lindemann & Michael Perry
When: Friday
Fees: $15.00, members in advance; $20.00, general, $10.00, full-time student members and senior members

Many people are interested in astrology but find it difficult to approach. Astrology cannot be studied - it must be lived and experienced; it is not a practice, it is a process. It is a process of self-initiation that unfolds over a lifetime. We enter into dialog with each type of emotional urge that moves the psyche, and in doing so, we come to a profound self-acceptance that allows us to embrace both the better angels of our chart and its shadow side. Initially the goal is not to "overcome our chart," but to develop a degree of self-acceptance using the chart as a point of departure that allows dialog with everyday life. We call this, "finding the numinous in the everyday" or "living the wisdom of the everyday." The process is cyclic, therefore we can enter in at any point; it is designed to start from exactly where we are.

This introduction will include real-world examples of astrological archetypes using art, music, film, poetry, current events, history, medicine, etc., which allows the psyche to become fecund with creative potential. No pre-requisites or attendance in previous courses is necessary. If you are interested in glimpsing this process, please join us.

Heidi Lindemann and Michael Perry are lineage holders in the Kriya Yoga tradition (an Indian alchemical tradition) and are authorized to initiate and teach Kriya Yoga and its related teachings. The techniques of Kriya Yoga involve a psycho-physical means of self-inquiry and are an initiated path to understanding one's own psyche in the context of the macrocosm. The Swami order is one of the oldest, continuous, living initiatory and alchemical systems extant. Heidi and Michael combine their experience to make yogic teachings accessible to western minds by use of comparative mythology, storytelling, astrology, and other symbolic systems. They are regular course leaders at the Jung Society, the Theosophical Society, and have delivered lectures on Samkhya Yoga to colleges and seminaries.



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Monday, September 10, 2012
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Where: Jung Society Library
Monday, September 10, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

What: Course
Who: Sean Favretto
When: 5 Alternate Mondays
Fees: $125.00, members in advance; $150.00, general, $100.00, full-time student members and senior members

C.G. Jung believed that beneath our conscious intelligence a deeper human intelligence is at work, an intelligence that has evolved over millions of years of human existence, and that with the evolution of human consciousness, nature has finally become conscious of itself. It has taken eons of time, this lumbering progress through the minds of reptiles, mammals, and primates, and it is still working out its purpose in the archetypes of the collective unconscious, encoded in the most ancient parts of the human brain. By granting close attention to nature's mind, Jungian analyst Anthony Stevens argues, we not only further personal wholeness but also help redress the gross imbalances of our culture, which are threatening the destruction of the earth. We will read his book, The Two Million Year Old Self and discuss, learn, speculate, and debate.

Sean Favretto, M.A., is an expressive arts psychotherapist who lives and practices in the Washington, D.C., area. He holds a graduate degree in dance/movement psychotherapy from Columbia College Chicago, and has studied at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago as well as at the Jung Society of Washington. He has worked creatively with severely and chronically mentally ill adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Sean enjoys combining his background in the arts, psychology, and religious studies and serves on the board of the Jung Society of Washington.


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Tuesday, September 11, 2012
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Event Title: URANUS: The Awakener
Where: Jung Society Library
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

What: Course
Who: Heidi Lindemann & Michael Perry
When: 6 Tuesdays
Fees: $150.00, members in advance; $175.00, general, $125.00, full-time student members and senior members

Continuing our deep psychic exploration of astrology, we turn to Uranus, the awakener. In the kriya yoga tradition, astrology is an initiated experience that allows exploration of the parameters of one's own psyche and life experience, rather than accepting inter-pretation by another. This course employs film, poetry, autobio-graphy, and music to consider the force of crisis, revolution, and chaos that shatters all complacency. The power of Uranus is sometimes described as the "lightening bolt that strikes delusion dead." Uranus shatters the comfortable delusions of every psycho-logical urge and habit as it awakens them, one by one. It tests the limits of habit, and where habit is no longer adequate to meet a psychic need, Uranus brings a jolt. It does this by bringing about conditions of strife, chaos, revolution, and potentially, greater freedom. The dark side of Uranus is that it can bring down an old regime without offering something new in its place. It becomes very important to understand the potentials of Uranus when you meet its energy in the symbolic life of the psyche. We will consider some of the key points during which Uranus impacts our life: the declaration of adulthood at 21, the mid-life crisis of the early 40s, the period proximate to retirement in the mid-60s, and the period proximate to dying in the mid-80s. Bring to class your birth time and place.

Heidi Lindemann and Michael Perry are lineage holders in the
Kriya Yoga tradition (an Indian alchemical tradition) and are authorized to initiate and teach Kriya Yoga and its related teachings. The techniques of Kriya Yoga involve a psycho-physical means of self-inquiry and are an initiated path to understanding one's own psyche in the context of the macrocosm. The Swami order is one of the oldest, continuous, living initiatory and alchemical systems extant. Heidi and Michael combine their experience to make yogic teachings accessible to western minds by use of comparative mythology, storytelling, astrology, and other symbolic systems. They are regular course leaders at the Jung Society, the Theosophical Society, and have delivered lectures on Samkhya Yoga to colleges and seminaries.



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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
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Where: Jung Society Library
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

What: Course
Who: Melanie Starr Costello
When: 6 Wednesdays
Fees: $150.00, members in advance; $175.00, general, $125.00, full-time student members and senior members

The years… when I pursued the inner images, were the most important time of my life . . . [m]y entire life consisted in elaborating what had burst forth from the unconscious and flooded me like an enigmatic stream and threatened to break me. That was the stuff and material for more than only one life. Everything later was merely the outer classification, scientific elaboration,and the integration into life. But the numinous beginning, which contained everything, was then. -C.G. Jung, 1957

In this course we launch the first phase of our group reading of The Red Book, C.G. Jung's transcribed explorations of his own unconscious through waking fantasies. Dr. Costello will set the stage for our reading by placing the work in its historical, philosophical, and theological context. We will connect central motifs in the work to the genesis of Jung's psychology, while considering their relevance to personal and collective challenges in our own time. Readers will be invited to share their own imaginative responses to Red Book narratives and images. Please prepare for the first meeting by reading Shamdasani's introduction, pp. 194-224.

Melanie Starr Costello, Ph.D., Jungian Analyst and Historian of Religions, is a licensed psychologist, historian, and Zurich-trained Jungian analyst in private practice in Washington, D.C. She earned her doctorate in the History and Literature of Religions from Northwestern University. A former Assistant Professor of History at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Dr. Costello has taught and published on the topics of psychology and religion, medieval spirituality, and clinical practice. Her study of the link between illness and insight, entitled Imagination, Illness and Injury: Jungian Psychology and the Somatic Dimensions of Perception, is published by Routledge press.


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Thursday, September 13, 2012
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Where: Jung Society Library
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

What: Course
Who: Rosanne Shepler
When: 7 Thursdays
Fees: $150.00, members in advance; $175.00, general, $125.00, full-time student members and senior members

It was 1912 when Carl Jung distanced himself from Freud and his theories and began to define his own. This difficult and dark pas-sage for Jung produced the outpouring of his ideas on libido and transformation (Symbols of Transformation) that would forever separate him and Freud. In the aftermath, Jung spent years of isolation undergoing his own confrontation with the unconscious as a way of experiencing and constructing the process of transfor-mation and individuation. From 1913 to 1917, this arduous process resulted in writings on the theory of psychoanalysis (1913), the psychology of dreams (1914), the transcendent function (1916), and the structure of the unconscious (1916). The last writing was a revision of an article written in1912. These works are the precursor to Volume 7, published in 1917. Concurrently, the rumblings of World War I greatly disturbed Jung. He witnessed a barbaric side of [hu]manity with no capacity to shut down the machine of destruction occurring everywhere. He realized that the only way for change to occur was for each person to change his/ her attitude in order to initiate a change in the nation. He states: If ever there was a time when self-reflection was the absolutely necessary and only right thing, it is now, in our present catastrophic epoch. Yet whoever reflects upon himself is bound to strike upon the frontiers of the unconscious, which contains what above all else he needs (Vol. 7, p. 4).

In essence, Volume 7 is the fundamental work and introduction to Jung's formulation and articulation of his theories around the concept of archetypes and the collective unconscious, the interrelationship of the ego and the unconscious, and his beginning theory of types. With each new edition of Vol. 7, Jung further refined and defined these essays into their current form. However, the original versions of his essays are deemed important as Jung offers his first tentative formulations around these foundational concepts. And thus, the editors included the original versions of (Psychoanalysis and The Eros Theory), New Paths in Psychology and The Structure of the Unconscious in the appendices.

Rosanne Shepler, LPC, LP, received her diploma in Analytical Psychology from the C. G. Jung Institute of New York in 2002. She also holds Master's degrees in Health Education and Counseling. Rosanne is on the curriculum committee and teaching faculty of the New York Institute and is the President of JAWA. She has a private practice in Vienna, Virginia.

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Saturday, September 15, 2012
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Where: Jung Society Library
Saturday, September 15, 2012
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT

What: Women's Discussion Group
Who: Participant led discussion
When: Saturday
Fees: $5.00, at the door

Don't miss this opportunity to discuss your favorite book and why you like it.

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Monday, September 17, 2012
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Where: Jung Society Library
Monday, September 17, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

What: Course
Who: Julie Bondanza
When: 5 Alternate Mondays
Fees: $125.00, members in advance; $150.00, general, $100.00, full-time student members and senior members

In this class we will look at modern tragic drama starting with the 17th-century play write and poet, Racine. We will read his Phedre, based on the Greek tale of Hippolytus by Euripides. This will be followed with two 19th-century Scandinavian authors: August Strindberg's Miss Julie and The Wild Duck by Henrik Ibsen. This will be followed by two 20th-century writers. We will read The Heiress, which is an adaptation of the novel Washington Square by Henry James. We end with Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot and, if we have time, his Happy Days. Please prepare for the first meeting by reading Phedre.

Julie Bondanza, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist and a diplomate
Jungian analyst who trained at The C.G. Jung Institute of New York,
where she was Director of Training, a job she also held with the Philadelphia Association of Jungian Analysts. She has taught extensively in New York, Philadelphia, Pittsburg, and Washington, as well as for various Jung
Societies across the country. Presently she serves the board of the C.G. Jung Foundation of New York and continues to serve as its program chair, a post she has held for many years. Dr. Bondanza practices in Takoma Park and lives in Washington, D.C.



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Tuesday, September 18, 2012
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Event Title: URANUS: The Awakener
Where: Jung Society Library
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

What: Course
Who: Heidi Lindemann & Michael Perry
When: 6 Tuesdays
Fees: $150.00, members in advance; $175.00, general, $125.00, full-time student members and senior members

Continuing our deep psychic exploration of astrology, we turn to Uranus, the awakener. In the kriya yoga tradition, astrology is an initiated experience that allows exploration of the parameters of one's own psyche and life experience, rather than accepting inter-pretation by another. This course employs film, poetry, autobio-graphy, and music to consider the force of crisis, revolution, and chaos that shatters all complacency. The power of Uranus is sometimes described as the "lightening bolt that strikes delusion dead." Uranus shatters the comfortable delusions of every psycho-logical urge and habit as it awakens them, one by one. It tests the limits of habit, and where habit is no longer adequate to meet a psychic need, Uranus brings a jolt. It does this by bringing about conditions of strife, chaos, revolution, and potentially, greater freedom. The dark side of Uranus is that it can bring down an old regime without offering something new in its place. It becomes very important to understand the potentials of Uranus when you meet its energy in the symbolic life of the psyche. We will consider some of the key points during which Uranus impacts our life: the declaration of adulthood at 21, the mid-life crisis of the early 40s, the period proximate to retirement in the mid-60s, and the period proximate to dying in the mid-80s. Bring to class your birth time and place.

Heidi Lindemann and Michael Perry are lineage holders in the
Kriya Yoga tradition (an Indian alchemical tradition) and are authorized to initiate and teach Kriya Yoga and its related teachings. The techniques of Kriya Yoga involve a psycho-physical means of self-inquiry and are an initiated path to understanding one's own psyche in the context of the macrocosm. The Swami order is one of the oldest, continuous, living initiatory and alchemical systems extant. Heidi and Michael combine their experience to make yogic teachings accessible to western minds by use of comparative mythology, storytelling, astrology, and other symbolic systems. They are regular course leaders at the Jung Society, the Theosophical Society, and have delivered lectures on Samkhya Yoga to colleges and seminaries.



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Wednesday, September 19, 2012
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Where: Jung Society Library
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

What: Course
Who: Melanie Starr Costello
When: 6 Wednesdays
Fees: $150.00, members in advance; $175.00, general, $125.00, full-time student members and senior members

The years… when I pursued the inner images, were the most important time of my life . . . [m]y entire life consisted in elaborating what had burst forth from the unconscious and flooded me like an enigmatic stream and threatened to break me. That was the stuff and material for more than only one life. Everything later was merely the outer classification, scientific elaboration,and the integration into life. But the numinous beginning, which contained everything, was then. -C.G. Jung, 1957

In this course we launch the first phase of our group reading of The Red Book, C.G. Jung's transcribed explorations of his own unconscious through waking fantasies. Dr. Costello will set the stage for our reading by placing the work in its historical, philosophical, and theological context. We will connect central motifs in the work to the genesis of Jung's psychology, while considering their relevance to personal and collective challenges in our own time. Readers will be invited to share their own imaginative responses to Red Book narratives and images. Please prepare for the first meeting by reading Shamdasani's introduction, pp. 194-224.

Melanie Starr Costello, Ph.D., Jungian Analyst and Historian of Religions, is a licensed psychologist, historian, and Zurich-trained Jungian analyst in private practice in Washington, D.C. She earned her doctorate in the History and Literature of Religions from Northwestern University. A former Assistant Professor of History at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Dr. Costello has taught and published on the topics of psychology and religion, medieval spirituality, and clinical practice. Her study of the link between illness and insight, entitled Imagination, Illness and Injury: Jungian Psychology and the Somatic Dimensions of Perception, is published by Routledge press.


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Thursday, September 20, 2012
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Where: Jung Society Library
Thursday, September 20, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

What: Course
Who: Rosanne Shepler
When: 7 Thursdays
Fees: $150.00, members in advance; $175.00, general, $125.00, full-time student members and senior members

It was 1912 when Carl Jung distanced himself from Freud and his theories and began to define his own. This difficult and dark pas-sage for Jung produced the outpouring of his ideas on libido and transformation (Symbols of Transformation) that would forever separate him and Freud. In the aftermath, Jung spent years of isolation undergoing his own confrontation with the unconscious as a way of experiencing and constructing the process of transfor-mation and individuation. From 1913 to 1917, this arduous process resulted in writings on the theory of psychoanalysis (1913), the psychology of dreams (1914), the transcendent function (1916), and the structure of the unconscious (1916). The last writing was a revision of an article written in1912. These works are the precursor to Volume 7, published in 1917. Concurrently, the rumblings of World War I greatly disturbed Jung. He witnessed a barbaric side of [hu]manity with no capacity to shut down the machine of destruction occurring everywhere. He realized that the only way for change to occur was for each person to change his/ her attitude in order to initiate a change in the nation. He states: If ever there was a time when self-reflection was the absolutely necessary and only right thing, it is now, in our present catastrophic epoch. Yet whoever reflects upon himself is bound to strike upon the frontiers of the unconscious, which contains what above all else he needs (Vol. 7, p. 4).

In essence, Volume 7 is the fundamental work and introduction to Jung's formulation and articulation of his theories around the concept of archetypes and the collective unconscious, the interrelationship of the ego and the unconscious, and his beginning theory of types. With each new edition of Vol. 7, Jung further refined and defined these essays into their current form. However, the original versions of his essays are deemed important as Jung offers his first tentative formulations around these foundational concepts. And thus, the editors included the original versions of (Psychoanalysis and The Eros Theory), New Paths in Psychology and The Structure of the Unconscious in the appendices.

Rosanne Shepler, LPC, LP, received her diploma in Analytical Psychology from the C. G. Jung Institute of New York in 2002. She also holds Master's degrees in Health Education and Counseling. Rosanne is on the curriculum committee and teaching faculty of the New York Institute and is the President of JAWA. She has a private practice in Vienna, Virginia.

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Monday, September 24, 2012
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Where: Jung Society Library
Monday, September 24, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

What: Course
Who: Sean Favretto
When: 5 Alternate Mondays
Fees: $125.00, members in advance; $150.00, general, $100.00, full-time student members and senior members

C.G. Jung believed that beneath our conscious intelligence a deeper human intelligence is at work, an intelligence that has evolved over millions of years of human existence, and that with the evolution of human consciousness, nature has finally become conscious of itself. It has taken eons of time, this lumbering progress through the minds of reptiles, mammals, and primates, and it is still working out its purpose in the archetypes of the collective unconscious, encoded in the most ancient parts of the human brain. By granting close attention to nature's mind, Jungian analyst Anthony Stevens argues, we not only further personal wholeness but also help redress the gross imbalances of our culture, which are threatening the destruction of the earth. We will read his book, The Two Million Year Old Self and discuss, learn, speculate, and debate.

Sean Favretto, M.A., is an expressive arts psychotherapist who lives and practices in the Washington, D.C., area. He holds a graduate degree in dance/movement psychotherapy from Columbia College Chicago, and has studied at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago as well as at the Jung Society of Washington. He has worked creatively with severely and chronically mentally ill adults in both inpatient and outpatient settings. Sean enjoys combining his background in the arts, psychology, and religious studies and serves on the board of the Jung Society of Washington.


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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
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Event Title: URANUS: The Awakener
Where: Jung Society Library
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

What: Course
Who: Heidi Lindemann & Michael Perry
When: 6 Tuesdays
Fees: $150.00, members in advance; $175.00, general, $125.00, full-time student members and senior members

Continuing our deep psychic exploration of astrology, we turn to Uranus, the awakener. In the kriya yoga tradition, astrology is an initiated experience that allows exploration of the parameters of one's own psyche and life experience, rather than accepting inter-pretation by another. This course employs film, poetry, autobio-graphy, and music to consider the force of crisis, revolution, and chaos that shatters all complacency. The power of Uranus is sometimes described as the "lightening bolt that strikes delusion dead." Uranus shatters the comfortable delusions of every psycho-logical urge and habit as it awakens them, one by one. It tests the limits of habit, and where habit is no longer adequate to meet a psychic need, Uranus brings a jolt. It does this by bringing about conditions of strife, chaos, revolution, and potentially, greater freedom. The dark side of Uranus is that it can bring down an old regime without offering something new in its place. It becomes very important to understand the potentials of Uranus when you meet its energy in the symbolic life of the psyche. We will consider some of the key points during which Uranus impacts our life: the declaration of adulthood at 21, the mid-life crisis of the early 40s, the period proximate to retirement in the mid-60s, and the period proximate to dying in the mid-80s. Bring to class your birth time and place.

Heidi Lindemann and Michael Perry are lineage holders in the
Kriya Yoga tradition (an Indian alchemical tradition) and are authorized to initiate and teach Kriya Yoga and its related teachings. The techniques of Kriya Yoga involve a psycho-physical means of self-inquiry and are an initiated path to understanding one's own psyche in the context of the macrocosm. The Swami order is one of the oldest, continuous, living initiatory and alchemical systems extant. Heidi and Michael combine their experience to make yogic teachings accessible to western minds by use of comparative mythology, storytelling, astrology, and other symbolic systems. They are regular course leaders at the Jung Society, the Theosophical Society, and have delivered lectures on Samkhya Yoga to colleges and seminaries.



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Wednesday, September 26, 2012
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Where: Jung Society Library
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

What: Course
Who: Melanie Starr Costello
When: 6 Wednesdays
Fees: $150.00, members in advance; $175.00, general, $125.00, full-time student members and senior members

The years… when I pursued the inner images, were the most important time of my life . . . [m]y entire life consisted in elaborating what had burst forth from the unconscious and flooded me like an enigmatic stream and threatened to break me. That was the stuff and material for more than only one life. Everything later was merely the outer classification, scientific elaboration,and the integration into life. But the numinous beginning, which contained everything, was then. -C.G. Jung, 1957

In this course we launch the first phase of our group reading of The Red Book, C.G. Jung's transcribed explorations of his own unconscious through waking fantasies. Dr. Costello will set the stage for our reading by placing the work in its historical, philosophical, and theological context. We will connect central motifs in the work to the genesis of Jung's psychology, while considering their relevance to personal and collective challenges in our own time. Readers will be invited to share their own imaginative responses to Red Book narratives and images. Please prepare for the first meeting by reading Shamdasani's introduction, pp. 194-224.

Melanie Starr Costello, Ph.D., Jungian Analyst and Historian of Religions, is a licensed psychologist, historian, and Zurich-trained Jungian analyst in private practice in Washington, D.C. She earned her doctorate in the History and Literature of Religions from Northwestern University. A former Assistant Professor of History at St. Mary's College of Maryland. Dr. Costello has taught and published on the topics of psychology and religion, medieval spirituality, and clinical practice. Her study of the link between illness and insight, entitled Imagination, Illness and Injury: Jungian Psychology and the Somatic Dimensions of Perception, is published by Routledge press.


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Thursday, September 27, 2012
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Where: Jung Society Library
Thursday, September 27, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM EST

What: Course
Who: Rosanne Shepler
When: 7 Thursdays
Fees: $150.00, members in advance; $175.00, general, $125.00, full-time student members and senior members

It was 1912 when Carl Jung distanced himself from Freud and his theories and began to define his own. This difficult and dark pas-sage for Jung produced the outpouring of his ideas on libido and transformation (Symbols of Transformation) that would forever separate him and Freud. In the aftermath, Jung spent years of isolation undergoing his own confrontation with the unconscious as a way of experiencing and constructing the process of transfor-mation and individuation. From 1913 to 1917, this arduous process resulted in writings on the theory of psychoanalysis (1913), the psychology of dreams (1914), the transcendent function (1916), and the structure of the unconscious (1916). The last writing was a revision of an article written in1912. These works are the precursor to Volume 7, published in 1917. Concurrently, the rumblings of World War I greatly disturbed Jung. He witnessed a barbaric side of [hu]manity with no capacity to shut down the machine of destruction occurring everywhere. He realized that the only way for change to occur was for each person to change his/ her attitude in order to initiate a change in the nation. He states: If ever there was a time when self-reflection was the absolutely necessary and only right thing, it is now, in our present catastrophic epoch. Yet whoever reflects upon himself is bound to strike upon the frontiers of the unconscious, which contains what above all else he needs (Vol. 7, p. 4).

In essence, Volume 7 is the fundamental work and introduction to Jung's formulation and articulation of his theories around the concept of archetypes and the collective unconscious, the interrelationship of the ego and the unconscious, and his beginning theory of types. With each new edition of Vol. 7, Jung further refined and defined these essays into their current form. However, the original versions of his essays are deemed important as Jung offers his first tentative formulations around these foundational concepts. And thus, the editors included the original versions of (Psychoanalysis and The Eros Theory), New Paths in Psychology and The Structure of the Unconscious in the appendices.

Rosanne Shepler, LPC, LP, received her diploma in Analytical Psychology from the C. G. Jung Institute of New York in 2002. She also holds Master's degrees in Health Education and Counseling. Rosanne is on the curriculum committee and teaching faculty of the New York Institute and is the President of JAWA. She has a private practice in Vienna, Virginia.

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Friday, September 28, 2012
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Where: The Institute for Spiritual Development, 5419 Sherier Place, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20016
Friday, September 28, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM

What: Lecture
Who: Robert Langs
When: Friday
Fees: $20.00, all

What is the nature of violence, either in terms of war or as acts
of personal retribution? In 1932, Freud and Einstein exchanged letters on the subject of war and human violence; in 1938 in Zurich, Jung also commented on the sources of these propensities. Tonight, Dr Robert Langs will present the ideas of these leaders on these vital subjects as well as a series of additional sources, largely unconscious, of human belligerence. The future of humankind depends in part on deepening our understanding of the sources of our propensity to fight rather than seek peaceful ways of resolving personal, national, and international conflicts.

After exploring the generally unappreciated sources of aggression, many of them a consequence of the three forms of death anxiety experienced by humans, a series of ideas as to how to reduce the frequency with which humans engage in violence will be presented and elaborated.

Robert Langs, MD, is a classically trained psychotherapist who has forged a new, reality-centered paradigm of psychoanalysis in which trauma, death anxiety, and universal archetypes play a central role. D. Langs is the author of 47 books and over two hundred refereed journal papers and book chapters. His most recent books are Beyond Yahweh and Jesus: Bringing Death's Wisdom to Faith, Spirituality, and Psychoanalysis, and Freud on a Precipice: How Freud's Fate Pushed Psychoanalysis Over the Edge. He is currently in private practice in New York City.


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Saturday, September 29, 2012
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Where: Jung Society Library
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

What: Workshop
Who: Robert Langs
When: Saturday
Fees: $50.00, members in advance; $75.00, general; $40.00, senior/student

Today's workshop will include a brief review of Freud's and Jung's thinking about dreams. Then, using dreams presented by the participants - their own and those from clients - Dr. Langs will present a revised understanding of the evolved design of the emotion-processing mind and the dreams that emerge from the psyche. New ways of building on dream imagery and of interpreting dreams will be presented as a way of demonstrating that dreams are a vital source of personal insight in both one's personal life and in the treatment situation. The more we understand the structure and function of dreams, the more effectively we will be able to resolve our own emotional issues and, therefore, the more effective will our efforts to heal damaged psyches become.

Robert Langs, MD, is a classically trained psychotherapist who has forged a new, reality-centered paradigm of psychoanalysis in which trauma, death anxiety, and universal archetypes play a central role. D. Langs is the author of 47 books and over two hundred refereed journal papers and book chapters. His most recent books are Beyond Yahweh and Jesus: Bringing Death's Wisdom to Faith, Spirituality, and Psychoanalysis, and Freud on a Precipice: How Freud's Fate Pushed Psychoanalysis Over the Edge. He is currently in private practice in New York City.


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