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REFLECTIONS IN THE TIME OF COVID: Life, Death, and Re-Birth, a course with Phyllis LaPlante

  • Tuesday, June 01, 2021
  • Tuesday, June 22, 2021
  • 4 sessions
  • Tuesday, June 01, 2021, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (EDT)
  • Tuesday, June 08, 2021, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (EDT)
  • Tuesday, June 15, 2021, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (EDT)
  • Tuesday, June 22, 2021, 7:30 PM 9:30 PM (EDT)
  • Zoom, Eastern Time
  • 4


  • Members who are seniors over 65 or full time students with ID

This program will not be recorded


Our psyche is set up in accord with the structure of the universe, and what happens in the macrocosm likewise happens in the infinitesimal and most subjective reaches of the psyche.”

         Jung, Memories, Dreams, Reflections, p. 335.

Join me in a discussion of our personal experiences during Covid-19. Also, we will evaluate the first and second halves of our lives, our attitudes toward death, and ideas about the concept of re-birth (which Jung defines as “participation in the process of transformation”). In addition, we will examine the transformation process in Shakespeare’s King Lear.

Readings will be emailed to you before each class.

Phyllis LaPlante, MSW, LCSW  is a certified Jungian Analyst and Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She received her Diploma from the C.G. Jung Institute of New York in 1998. She teaches courses in Jungian theory and practice. 

Zoom links will be shared about 24 hours before the program start time. Registration closes before Zoom links are shared. If you do not receive your link 24 hours in advance, please reach out asap directly to

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  any videos of the program. The intellectual property belongs to the presenter, 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. Thank you!


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