The Jung Society of Washington, dedicated to the experience of the Self, serves the "still small voice" of human longing (sometimes called "holy longing") that comes to us in our dreams and in moments of silence, contemplation, creativity, and imagination. Our programs support the exploration of our own psychic depths and the "heroic struggle" for personality integration and wholeness that Dr. Carl Gustav Jung called "individuation." We offer lectures, courses, workshops, evenings with distinguished analysts, that help guide our unique inner venture. Read about our Programs here.
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The Opening Lecture/Workshop in our Fall Series!
September 16th and 17th:
Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph. D.
Being Called to Co-hearance: The lecture will entertain those moments in our lives of being called and our possible responses to them: accepting the call, rejecting the call, or ignoring it through “call waiting.” It will explore Jung’s own encounter with the mythic dimension and his own quandary surrounding his not knowing what myth he himself was living.
Writing Retreat: Furthering Friday’s lecture, we will use several Writing Meditations from Dr. Slattery’s book, Riting Myth, Mythic Writing: Plotting Your Personal Story to burrow a bit deeper into patterns that contour our personal myth.
Location: The Elderdice Room,
4500 Massachusetts Ave., N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20016
7:30 - 9:30 p.m.
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A Four-Session Course starting on the 7th of September:
Dr. Melanie Starr Costello:
LOVE, SUFFERING, BETRAYAL: Works by Aldo Carotenuto on Passion and Individuation
What better discloses the tangled truths about individuation than the struggle for human relationship? Two works by the illustrious personality theorist and Jungian analyst, Aldo Carotenuto, will guide us in our discussion of the dynamic tensions between love, affiliation, and the search for personal authenticity. We will consider ecstatic dimensions of the love experience alongside the power of longing to unleash unspeakable features of human personality: obsession, shame, jealousy, the struggle for power, and the fragmentation of identity.
Wednesdays, 7:30- 9:30 p.m.
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