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Our programs are being offered online, via Zoom, until further notice due to COVID-19.

Links will be in your registration confirmation email. They will also be sent out at least 12 hours before the program starts. If you have not received the Zoom link for a program you have paid for 12 hours before its start time, please reach out directly to, thank you.

Registration closes at NOON the day before the program begins.

You can take a look at our mini quick guide about Zoom here - HOW TO USE ZOOM


Four Wednesdays, February 1 - 22  | 7:00 - 8:30pm, Eastern Time

Quartet: Reflections on Life, Death, and the Troubles In-Between, a course with James Hollis

So you don’t like poetry because it is intimidating? Trivial? Affected? In this course we will explore four poetic explorations of human perplexity: beginningslove and hate, relationships, and end things.  (The poems to be read will be sent to your computer well before the course begins so you can have them available for this Zoom class). 

This course WILL be recorded.


Friday, February 3  | 7:30 - 9:00pm, Eastern Time

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Psyche and Illness: Dreams and Healing States of Consciousness, a lecture with Monika Wikman

This lecture will focus on psyche, illness, dreams, and the somatic unconscious. We will consider how we can cultivate healing states of consciousness through work with dreams and the somatic unconscious where psychosomatic unity reveals itself in ever-new ways.


Saturday, February 4  |1:00 - 4:00pm, Eastern Time

Psyche and Illness: Dreams and Healing States of Consciousness, a workshop with Monika Wikman

This workshop will focus on dreams and healing states via work with the imagination and the somatic unconscious. Our goals will be:To understand Jung’s theory of the somatic unconscious; To learn to recognize and gather somatic information from ourselves and our patientsTo learn the basics of how to change fight-flight-freeze-collapse-paralysis responses to stress and trauma into forming new neural pathways in a co-regulated, restorative relationship with the sensing bodyTo explore the concept of the subtle body in alchemy, yoga, and psychotherapeutic practicesTo utilize the Jungian practice of the “active imagination” in relationship to the body as a process of therapeutic healingTo learn to identify the elements of “healing states of consciousness,” in which psychosomatic unity is present and can be developed.


Friday, February 24  | 7:30 - 9:00pm, Eastern Time

Assenza di Compassione: Absence of Compassion, a lecture with Michael Conforti

Beginning in childhood, we are taught about the virtues of compassion, and we believe that compassion demonstrates a profound sense of empathy and the capacity to care deeply about another. Conversely, we see those lacking empathy as autistic, excessively narcissistic, and even psychopathic. 

But we would do well to remember that the archetypal and etymological roots of the word “compassion” refer to an act of "suffering together." It is defined as “the feeling that arises when you are confronted with another's suffering and feel motivated to relieve that suffering" (The Greater Good Science Center at the University of California, Berkeley).


Saturday, February 25  |1:00 - 4:00pm, Eastern Time

Forgiveness: Living with Transgressions, Hoping for Redemption: A workshop Michael Conforti

Many years ago, I had the great honor of speaking with Elie Wiesel in a private interview.  When he asked what I would like to discuss, I mentioned the theme of forgiveness. He said that between two people, forgiveness is a relatively simple matter.  But, he explained, the hope of forgiving many people for their collective transgressions is not a personal issue but belongs “in God’s hand.”  It was an example of Wiesel’s brilliance that he could capture, in just a few words, the profundity of this deeply complicated issue of forgiveness. 

Forgiveness involves recognizing transgressive behavior that we have committed against others or that has been committed against us and our family.  The search to expiate guilt has been with us since the beginning of time, starting with the scapegoat, the sin-eater, and the confessor. Each speaks to the challenge of living with our transgressions and to the hope of expelling and exiling their disturbing contents. It is the universality of this seeking and fleeing that allows us to see that forgiveness exists within the Psyche as an archetypal imperative.


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