Events for October 31, 2020
Presented by Sheila Traviss, L.M.F.T. 10 Thursdays: September 24, October 1, 8, 15, 22, November 12, 19, December 3, 10, 17, 2020 - 7:00 - 8:30 pm Pacific Time- Registration for series only. In this writer's group, limited to 12 women, we will utilize Jungian concepts as prompts to explore personal narratives in a safe and non-judgmental atmosphere. Some of the topics to be covered will include personal experiences of anima/animus, archetypal patterns/goals, mother complex, father complex, power complex, the splits between good and evil, trauma and the soul, and experiences with the collective. Sheila Traviss, L.M.F.T., is a Candidate in Training at the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles. She has a private practice in Pasadena, and has been a member of a woman’s writing group for over 20 years. As a past board member to Group Psychotherapy Association of California, she has a particular interest in creating groups that are safe, sustainable, joyful and vibrant.Find out more »
Presented by Marion Anderson, Ph.D. 5 Thursdays: October 15, 22, 29, November 5 , 12, 2020 - 11:00am-1:00pm Pacific Time- Registration for series only. Enrollment limited to 8. During unusual times in the outer world, we resource to the voice of our inner nature, the unconscious. C.G. Jung, in personal times of crisis, resourced to contacting his inner images and found new directions in his outer life. In this online workshop, we will work with symbols of nature while contacting the wisdom of the unconscious to find a balancing standpoint. This 5-week series will include guided imagination and concretely painting those images at the comfort of your home. The last class will give us an opportunity to look at the series of images and attempt some interpretations of their meaning. For this class, it will be necessary to purchase coloring material of your choice and paper. (more detailed information after enrollment.) Learning objectives: Describe Ingrid Riedel's approach to painting as a form of active imagination; Demonstrate how symbolic content can be expressed through painting images of the unconscious; Describe how evoking symbols from the unconscious can have a healing effect; Describe how this technique can be helpful during times of emotional […]Find out more »
The Clinical is Cultural, The Cultural is Clinical:
Black Women Depth Psychologists on the Evolution of Clinical Practice
Presented by Sharon D. Johnson, Ph.D.; Sherrie Sims Allen, Ph.D.; Marcella De Veaux, Ph.D.; Kim Howell, Ph.D.; Patricia Taylor, Ph.D. Saturday, October 31, 2020; 10:00 am-1:00 Pacific Time. Psychotherapist Philip Cushman’s text, Constructing the Self, Constructing America: A Cultural History of Psychotherapy, sought to highlight the social-cultural placement of clinical practice in the United States, yet it overlooked the ubiquitous presence of anti-Black racism and oppression since the nation’s inception and the bias toward Eurocentric clinical practice. The National Institutes of Health’s National Library of Medicine contains numerous research articles about Black citizens’ distrust of medical interactions including clinical mental health services. This seminar will focus on the work of five African American depth psychologists as introduced in the book, Seeing in the Dark: Wisdom Works by Black Women in Depth Psychology, why it disrupts a hegemony and hierarchy that privileges clinical work above cultural work, how it addresses the void left by clinical work that excludes specific cultural knowledge and experience of non-clinical Black women psychologists, and how greater inclusion of this work can help the evolution of clinical practice today. Learning objectives: Identify and describe racial biases and how these affect clinical training and practice. Identify and describe areas of clinical […]Find out more »
Psychologists: The C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
The C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles is approved by the California Psychological Association to provide continuing professional education for psychologists. The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) now recognizes CPA continuing education credit for license renewal for LCSWs and MFTs. The C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
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