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Barry's Blog: Normalizing Trump, Part Three

Part Three…


Added by Barry Spector on April 15, 2018 at 3:26pm — No Comments

Barry's Blog: Normalizing Trump, Parts One and Two

Part One…


Added by Barry Spector on April 15, 2018 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Depth Psychology: Empowering Multicultural Women in the Wider World

As a Latina and a self-made media mogul who has produced hundreds of television shows, headed a TV network, and generated a significant amount of income, Nely Galán ironically felt an odd sense of relief when the economy crashed in 2008, bringing many of her projects to a halt. In hindsight, Galán believes she had been feeling incongruent in her career because she…


Added by Bonnie Bright on April 5, 2018 at 1:59pm — No Comments

Illness, Identity, and the Archetype of the Exile: Finding Meaning and Vitality through Depth Psychotherapy

C. G. Jung viewed mid-life, the time midway between entering adulthood and the end of life, as a critical time of transition. Dr. Brad Chabin, a depth psychotherapist with a practice in West Hollywood, California, had his own experience of a spontaneous and powerful mid-life transition. It involved a…


Added by Bonnie Bright on March 20, 2018 at 7:00am — No Comments


“When anxious, uneasy and bad thoughts come, I go to the sea, and the sea drowns them out with its great wide sounds, cleanses me with its noise and imposes a rhythm upon everything in me that is bewildered and confused.” Rilke

“The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea.” Isak Dinesen

The Pisces new moon of March 17, 2018, is a healing moon, revealing much that needs to be completed and released.This healing and completing new moon closely conjuncts Chiron, the…


Added by Marilyn S. Steele, Ph.D. on March 18, 2018 at 1:07pm — 1 Comment

Your Grandmother's Magic Jawbone: Memoir wrapped in Maori myth

According to Jung, myths arise so we might experience the reality of our own psyches. This story, Your Grandmother's Magic Jawbone, is a personal exploration of that: ;

Added by Pamela Edwards on March 12, 2018 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Barry's Blog # 42: The Myth of Israeli Innocence

The Myth of Israeli Innocence

Part One

There is not a single place built in this country that did not have a former Arab population – Moshe Dayan

This essay is not really about politics; it’s about how politics reflects mythology, and together they create history.

When 15th-Century…


Added by Barry Spector on March 8, 2018 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Inside and Outside: How the Unconscious Reveals Itself Through Art—An Interview

As an artist, Margeaux Klein has always approached her art from an imaginative direction and produced works in her studio that felt like they originated deep within her heart and soul. Now she has begun to understand how to “read into” her work using a depth psychological lens.

Reflecting back on some of her favorite works, Margeaux…


Added by Bonnie Bright on March 2, 2018 at 6:12am — No Comments

Archetypal Remedies for #MeToo and #TimesUp: How Not to Be Part of the Problem

Gender roles are in flux in a good way, so that we all have access to archetypes related to human attributes that have been divided up by traditional sex roles. Psychologists believed for much of the 20th century that mental health required fidelity to traditional sex roles,…


Added by Carol S. Pearson on February 27, 2018 at 10:32am — No Comments

Symbolism of the Black Madonna: A Jungian Perspective—Interview with Judy Zappacosta

Sandplay therapist, Judy Zappacosta, MFT, first became interested in the Black Madonna at a suggestion from Dora Kalff, founder of Sandplay therapy, to visit one of the mysterious iconic figures in Einsiedeln, Switzerland. Zappacosta was immediately drawn into the “silence and dark interiority of the Black Madonna,…


Added by Bonnie Bright on February 23, 2018 at 6:33am — 1 Comment

Should students take the help of the various “Essay Help Online” services?

The Herculean amount of syllabus that the students need to complete for their coursework as well as the hectic and busy life that they lead leaves them with very little time as well as enthusiasm to complete their numerous assignments as well as essays within the stipulated deadline prescribed to them by their respective educational institutions. Students, therefore, often take the assistance of the various service providers like “…


Added by Adam Hebrew on February 22, 2018 at 10:13pm — No Comments

Epigenetics, Ancestors, and Living Your Calling

Sharing my new audio interview and article....

Jungian analyst, Robert Johnson’s work on “Living your Unlived Life “has been deeply inspirational to Heather Beck, author of “Take the Leap: Do What You Love 15 Minutes a Day and Create the Life of Your Dreams.” Beck is also earning a Ph.D. in the Somatic Studies program at…


Added by Bonnie Bright on February 22, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

The Black Whole


Added by Christopher Wheelock on February 18, 2018 at 4:11pm — No Comments

Carl Jung, Mythology, and Scientific Revolutions

Carl Jung’s body of work has set into motion a scientific revolution on the order of Copernicus. While many mainstream academic psychologists and mainstream intellectuals dismiss Jung and his work as regressive and…


Added by James Newell on February 16, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

From Information to Inspiration: An Interdisciplinary Career Based on Myth, Music, Depth Psychology, and the Arts

As a cultural historian, Kayleen Asbo has crafted a fascinating career by weaving together mythology, depth psychology, music, literature, and women’s studies. The work of bringing together so many different fields stems from her burning…


Added by Bonnie Bright on February 13, 2018 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Ghosts, Zombies, Vampires, and the Apocalypse: What Are They Warning Us About?

The most profitable film genre in America today offers horror, as does television: These include narratives about the apocalypse, ghosts, zombies, and vampires.

Why do we like them, and what are they telling us?

Given nuclear proliferation, terrorism, and climate…


Added by Carol S. Pearson on February 9, 2018 at 9:09am — No Comments

10 Great Tech Resources for Psychology Teachers

As a psychology teacher, there are a tonne of interesting and complex concepts you’ll try and convey to your students in every lesson. Some of these concepts can be long-winded, overwhelming and sometimes just plain difficult to explain simply by talking or explaining to your students via word of mouth or scribblings on the whiteboard. Fortunately, there is a vast wealth of resources, websites and apps available online at your disposal, giving you the confidence and information you need to…


Added by Jennifer Scott on February 5, 2018 at 7:45am — No Comments

The Shape of Water: The Shape of Change?

      Filmgoers may have laughingly dismissed Godzilla, the Teenage Werewolf, and The Creature from the Black Lagoon in the 1950’s, but nobody laughs at the real-life monsters we see on television every day in the form of terrorists, genocidal dictators,…


Added by Jean Raffa on February 1, 2018 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Depth Psychology, Art, and the Archetype of the Walled Woman—Interview & Summary Article

Immurement, the concept of confining people inside walls, is a historical reality. Women, especially, have been victims and sacrifices of this macabre practice.

For Tracy Ferron, a conceptual artist and student of depth psychology, the archetypal theme of “walled women” first surfaced in a powerful dream. At the time, she was deeply engrossed in…


Added by Bonnie Bright on January 25, 2018 at 12:09pm — No Comments

Why Do People Think Such Nutty Things, and How Can We Talk With Them Anyway?

Fights over conflicting viewpoints, including those between young adults and their parents, are common in life. Now, in the U.S. and elsewhere, the political opinions of different groups have begun to ossify, so that it is difficult for citizens to hear one another or have civil discussions…


Added by Carol S. Pearson on January 22, 2018 at 11:13am — No Comments

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