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FROM JOURNALING & ACTIVE IMAGINATION TO THE PRACTICE OF ZEN: how do we answer our longing for wholeness, A Day with Susan Tiberghien

  • Saturday, May 05, 2018
  • 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Jung Society Library, 5200 Cathedral Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C. 20016
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A Day with...

How has the concept of wholeness been perceived through the centuries? How did Jung answer the longing for wholeness? How do we answer?  In the morning we will consider the practice of journaling, of keeping our own Red Books. We will write journal entries which address our desire for wholeness. We will then look for related images and pursue them in active imagination, writing dialogues and drawing them. We will consider the mandala as a central symbol of wholeness.  In the afternoon we will examine the practice of Zen, of clear seeing and clear writing. What we see clearly, we write clearly. In doing away with distractions, we will uncover our essential oneness. In writing, we will become “whole-makers”.

Susan Tiberghien, an American writer living in Geneva, Switzerland, has published three memoirs: Looking for Gold, Circling to the Center, Footsteps-A European Album, and the highly appreciated writing book,  One Year to a Writing Life, plus two new titles published in 2015: Side by Side: Writing Your Love Story and Footsteps:  In Love with a Frenchman.  Her most recent book, Writing Toward Wholeness, Lessons Inspired by C.G.Jung was published March 1 by Chiron Publications. She has been teaching writing workshops for close to twenty years at C.G. Jung Centers, at the International Women’s Writing Guild, and at writers’ centers and conferences in the States and in Europe where she directs the Geneva Writers’ Group, an association of 250 English-language writers.
Find her at www.susantiberghien.com

OUR MISSION

The Jung Society of Washington is dedicated to nourishing the human spirit and to serving the longing that comes to us in our dreams and in moments of hardship, imagination, struggle, and creativity.  We support the exploration of our own psychic depths and the primal impulse for personality integration that Dr. Carl Gustav Jung called "individuation".  With a psychological lens, we deepen the discussion of social issues, history, and current events.  We encourage the development of greater self-awareness and creative expression—individually, in relationships, and within the community. 

JUNG SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON
5200 Cathedral Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20016
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EMAIL: jungsociety@jung.org

OFFICE HOURS:
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DIRECTIONS
BY CAR: From MacArthur Blvd., turn east (away from the Potomac River) onto Cathedral at the light between Loughboro and Arizona. 


BY PUBLIC TRANSPORT: D6 bus line.
Parking is available in the streets.
Entrance to the Jung Society library and office is from the side street, Hawthorne Place.


The Jung Society of Washington is a nonprofit educational institution. Although many of the Jung Society's programs involve analytical psychology and allied subjects, these offerings are intended, and should be viewed, as a source of information and education, and not as therapy. The Jung Society does not offer psychoanalytical or other mental health services.
Images of mandalas throughout this site were created by Carl Jung's patients between the years 1926 and 1945.

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