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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 support@jung.org, 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

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Saturday, June 15 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm, Eastern Time

The C.G. Jung Memorial Lecture: The Dystopian Mind in a Traumatized World: Cultural Complexes and the Creative Unconscious in Troubled Times with Thomas Singer

This is our Jung Memorial Lecture. Around the world Jung Societies, Centers and Institutes do Memorial Lectures to commemorate the death of Jung on June 6, 1961. We seek a world-known, senior analyst to do this lecture and we have been fortunate to have Thomas Singer this year. His work is complex and satisfying. We are delighted to welcome him for this special occasion. 

Over the past three decades, Dr. Thomas Singer has been exploring themes related to the collective psyche and cultural complexes.  These themes come alive and are potent both in the individual and in groups, and have currently gripped our political processes with a vengeance.  

In his talk, Dr. Singer will explore how a dystopian mood has taken hold of the world and what might break its stranglehold on our capacity to imagine a better future, or any future at all.

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Friday, June 21 | 7:30pm - 9:00pm, Eastern Time

When Psyche Sings: A Lecture With Joel Kroeker

Music is everywhere in our lives, both waking and sleeping, inside and out, but much of our musical ecosystem remains unheard in a state of non-representation.  Drawing on Jungian, post-Jungian, and contemporary psychoanalytic perspectives, this presentation will explore the place of the acoustic imaginal within our psychic ecology and our current fractured world of splitting and polarization.  

The perception of sound triggers psychic contents, and music mediates between our internal and external experience of consciousness through its affective impact on our symbolic imagination. Like a sound engineer can stop Time toward differentiation and integration, we will deeply listen together to the soundscape metabolization process of our auditory digestive system toward the fundamental psychoanalytic goal of hearing what cannot yet be seen. By distilling music into its basic archetypal elements, an approach is illustrated for working with musical symbols within analysis, referred to as Archetypal Music Psychotherapy. Through locating the role that acoustic images, both imaginal and material, play in our affective and archetypal engagement with our world, we will explore the contribution that musical processes offer to the wholeness and teleology of the individuation process intrapersonally, relationally, and collectively. 

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Saturday, June 22 | 10:00am - 1:00pm, Eastern Time

When Psyche Sings, Jungian Music Psychotherapy: A Workshop With Joel Kroeker

Welcome to this exploration of the relationship between music and psyche. This kinship connection has been a long-held fascination of mine. For me (and perhaps for you too), music is everywhere in my life, both waking and sleeping. I listen to it, play it, imagine it, create it, and even occasionally dream about it. In fact, I realized at a young age that the experience of being "in music" feels a lot like being "in a dream." This initial musical dreamlike quality informed the next four decades of my life as I moved through my academic career (in composition and ethnomusicology), my music career (as composer, improvisational Jazz artist, and singer-songwriter) and now as a music-centered psychotherapist and psychoanalyst.  

Eventually, I had the rare opportunity to spend time with Jung's grandson, Dieter Baumann, exploring together his musical experiences with his grandfather, as well as Jung's ideas about listening to the natural world (and even to the voice of one's patient) as music itself. These precious interactions felt, at times, as if I was sitting with old Jung himself, as we discussed these firsthand musical moments, which amplified what I'd already explored deeply in Jung's Collected Works. (Continue reading on his program page) 

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Saturday, June 29 | 10:00am - 1:00pm, Eastern Time

Journaling Toward Wholeness, A Workshop With Susan Tiberghien

Wholeness had been the goal of spiritual seekers from earliest times. What did these seekers – from Hestia and Plato to Jung and Merton – mean by wholeness? How can we approach our longing for wholeness through journaling? How can we today radiate wholeness in the world around us?

This workshop will have three parts: Part 1: What is wholeness? From Hestia and Plato to Jung and Merton, we will see how wholeness is defined as the revelation of the oneness of everything. Part 2: How can we answer our longing for wholeness? We will look at how Jung and Merton journaled toward wholeness. We too will journal and actively imagine our wholeness. Part 3: How can we plant seeds of wholeness? We will find ways to radiate our wholeness in our broken world today. 

There will be handouts and time for writing in each part, for following our own way toward wholeness and to sharing it. I hope you will join and contribute . . . to our oneness!

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Four Tuesdays, July 9 - 30 | 7:30pm - 9:30pm, Eastern Time

Image or Art: Creating Your Own Red Book Through Image and Word: A Course With Nora Swan-Foster

C. G. Jung wrote “psyche is image” and encouraged us to create a personal book where we can put our personal dreams and images. Over time, this becomes our sacred visual temple where we can return for psychological and spiritual reminders, reflection, and nourishment. 

Join me for a four-week course on creating our own touchstone using spontaneous drawing, collage, and response writing that will be prompted by selected quotes and concepts from Jung’s psychology and experimentation with art materials. Each week we will focus on a different psychological topic that will invite us to thoughtfully and playfully explore the various ways in which psychic energy and the alchemy of the creative process become visible through lines, shapes, and colors. Engaging with the creative instinct through an active imagination process amplifies and enhances our relationship with the unconscious, revealing at times the movement of the Self. 

You do not need to be an artist, but simply to come with the courage and willingness to discover and work with what the unconscious offers. Although this is not therapy, you may undergo a discovery process from which you can actively reflect upon how the creative spirit moves through you. 


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Please note, by agreeing to enroll in an online program offered by the Jung Society of Washington, you are also agreeing to comply with our terms. This means that you cannot record (through internal or external devices) the audio, visuals (photos), or video of the program. The intellectual property belongs to the Jung Society of Washington, and we ask you not to violate this policy. Also, we highly value the anonymity of the content of the program, of the presenters, and of individuals present in the program, and hope that everyone can contribute to a respectful and trust-building online environment.  The Jung Society of Washington is not a therapeutic institution. We do not conduct therapy at all. We are not insured to manage therapeutic material in our programs, even if the presenter is a therapist. For this reason, it is important that people do not bring their therapeutic issues into the discussions at our programsThank you!


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