Jung Society Past President David Russell helps us to develop a rich understanding around the archetypal basis of the Jungian Shadow.
Workshop: Making the insights of Carl Jung’s ‘Archetypal Forces’ Useful in Therapeutic Work with David Russell
The focus of the workshop will be Jung’s notion of ‘soul’ which will be investigated through a mixture of presentation and discussion with personal experience being at the heart of all that is done.
Sydney sexologist and regular media commentator Pamela Supple will be discussing and exploring the ever-changing face of Sex, Relationships and dating in the Instant world of perpetual comparison, choice, anxiety, pressure and growing Narcissism.
Jungian analyst and former Sydney Jung Society President Jacinta Frawley will offer practical perspectives and encouragement on how we can better tend our dreams.
Jungian analyst Les Stein investigates what we are called upon to do in relation to hardship and terror in these troubles times.
Jungian analyst Miriam Stein uses psychoanalytic theory and neuroscientific understanding to investigate “non-dreaming” when material from the unconscious fails to break through.
Presentation: Thinking Change for a Changing World: Developing Stronger Thinking Skills for the AI-Age with Robert Dommett
Sydney Jung Society President Robert Dommett investigates how cognitive outsourcing is affecting the strength and value of human cognition. He will address the choices we have in response to this challenge and focus on strengthening our thinking skills by applying the dialectical approach of third-wave Jungian Wolfgang Giegerich.
Presentation: The Mysteries of Origins: the Orphic Jung, Henry Corbin and Peter Kingsley with Paul Navoev
In this visionary presentation, educator and philosopher Paul Navoev invites us to revision what we think we know about Jung, who we believe ourselves to be and the potentials and perils of 'Western Civilisation' itself.
Presentation: Descending to The Underworld – Inanna’s Journey In Comparison To Persephone’s with Kristina Dryza
Leading futurist Kristina Dryza will discuss how the cycle of death and rebirth is illustrated through the two similar, yet contrasting myths of Inanna and Persephone
Workshop: The Basics of Embodied Imagination®: A Post-Jungian Method of Dream Work with Robert Bosnak
In the workshop International Jungian Analyst Robert Bosnak will teach us techniques based on the art of alchemy making it possible for us to stew in a state of multiplicity until we witness emergent phenomena that are entirely fresh and have profound implications.
Presentation: Embodied Intelligence (MQ) is both different and equally as important as Rational Intelligence (IQ) with Robert Bosnak
International Jungian Analyst Robert Bosnak returns to Sydney to deepen our understanding of Embodied Intelligence which is the interface between imagination and somatic experience.
Alchemy, Individuation and Community - an exploration of some images in Splendor Solis – with Lucy Davey
In her talk, Lucy will address some of the ways in which concepts of community and the interior life are developed through the images of the alchemical Splendor Solis.
Archetypal imagery in Sandplay: Erich Neumann and the Development of Consciousness - with Heather Lesley Swann
In this seminar Heather will offer clinical sandplay therapy material related to Erich Neumann's stages of development, developing ego to effective ego-Self axis. The seminar will track archetypal imagery in sandplay therapy with both children and adults, showing how Neumann's concepts find form in the imagery of sandplay.
In his presentation, Robert will trace the origins of our compulsion to build machines that are smarter than we are and its implications for human destiny. He will draw on the thinking of two great minds in Wolfgang Giegerich and Henry Corbin (among others) in order to find answers to one of the great existential questions of our times.
The myth of Demeter and Persephone and the archetypal necessity for descending into Hades - with Kristina Dryza
This evening we will explore the myth of Demeter and Persephone and ask among other things :whether, like Persephone, we can belong to and partner with both the upper and underworld?
In the workshop David will expand on the themes of his Friday night presentation and guide us on the soul’s quest to unify with the divine.
Psychotherapist and former Jung Society President David Russell shows us how the voices of the inner world, the images of our dreams that do the talking and that constitute the psychological life.
Jungian analyst Katina Ellis explores tension between a transgender person’s need to transition and the way that need has been met by society and by the medical profession as a whole.
This workshop will immerse us into the dark side of our unconscious – what Jung called “the shadow” and will trace how it causes suffering.
Jungian analyst Les Stein will examine what the individuation process, the term used by Jung, actually means in real terms and what is likely to occur over time.
Discussion Panel on the Hit TV Show American Gods with Brendon Stewart, Jacinta Frawley and Louise Fanning
American Gods is a dark and twisted fantasy/reality crossovers, based on a story covering the battle between the Old and the New Gods in a place where we find the antagonist, Shadow Moon, somewhere in between in a world that is full of symbolic people, gestures and events.
Workshop: Imaginal Intelligence - An attempt at understanding the genius of Nikola Tesla with Robert Bosnak
In the Workshop, Robert develops practical approaches to Imaginal Intelligence, based on the ideas from his Friday night presentation.
Presentation: Imaginal Intelligence - An attempt at understanding the genius of Nikola Tesla with Robert Bosnak
In this special start to the Sydney Jung Society calendar, celebrated international Jungian Robert Bosnak introduces the concept of Imaginal Intelligence.
In November, join Jungian Analyst, Dr Craig san Roque in a mysterious journey with Sydney as the location of Purgatorio, visited by Dante and Beatrice. They become mixed up with Sydney crimes and the lives of people and through the powerful allegory of Nigeria House some secrets of Sydney’s dark past are revealed.
Our October speaker will share her personal journey of transformation through the ancient sciences of Yoga and Ayurveda. Through Rebecca’s experiences, we too can learn how these can be applied to deepening our own inner worlds.
Discussion Panel on the Movie Ex Machina with Dr Brendon Stewart, Jacinta Frawley and Louise Fanning
The 2015 science fiction movie Ex Machina explores the relationship between artificial intelligence, God & ego and the difference between man and machine in a suspenseful and profound manner. Our expert panel will explore these complex relationships from three diverse and fascinating perspectives.
Join Sydney Jungian Analyst Dr John Merchant in this exploration of the range of Jung’s researches into paranormal phenomena. John will illustrate his presentation with some contemporary examples so as to reveal the nature and functioning of the total psyche.
Workshop: Addressing desire and compulsion in clinical practice: A Jungian perspective on use of cultural/fairy stories to help understand the power of desire and compulsion with Dr David Russell
In the Workshop, David develops practical approaches to compulsion and addiction, based on the ideas from his Friday night presentation.
Presentation: Desire, Compulsion … and Jung. How is it that one always fails in speaking of what one loves? With Dr David Russell
Popular presenter and former Jung Society President Dr David Russell will explore the complexity and and ambiguity of desire and compulsion through a Jungian lens with cultural illustrations from the stories of Cinderella and Scheherazade of the Thousand and One Nights.
Join one of the world's top female futurists in an analysis of the archetypes at play in our fragmented consumer society, the loss of soul and the role that traditional wisdom frameworks will play in the future.
In this workshop, aimed at both practitioners and the general public, Jungian Analyst Les Stein will explore the role of mystical experiences in our lives and in psychoanalysis. We will gain some understanding of the nature of mystical experiences, explore their function in the individuation process, and seek to establish some place for these experiences in analysis.
This presentation addresses vital questions about Jungian individuation like; what the "Self" looks like in an individual, is it ever possible to achieve it, does it need analysis or can it arise otherwise, why is it so important and what does it take to realize it
Presentation: Subtle Bodies: Esoteric Traditions Ancient and New with Associate Professor Jay Johnston
Learn about subtle bodes from an international expert on the subject. Understand this fascinating layer between the physical and metaphysical realms.