Events for February 27, 2021
Presented by Ruth Ammann The picture archive of the C. G. Jung Institute Zürich/Küsnacht contains nearly 4,500 original works by Jung’s patients from 1917-1955, and another 6,000 works of patients from the collection of Jolande Jacobi. Jung frequently asked his patients to paint and draw their inner images as he himself did, as a means of amplifying unconscious material, a technique which he called Active Imagination. This unique collection offers an opportunity to study the evolution of an analytic process from numerous patients over the course of decades. Until recently, these images “slept in grey boxes”, hidden away. In this talk, the archivist of this unique collection will offer an overview of the Archive including her reflections on the meaning and effect of painting in the context of the analytic process. A case study will be used to illustrate how psychological growth and development are evidenced in a progression of paintings by one patient. Learning Objectives: Describe Jung’s technique of active imagination and its role in the practice of psychotherapy; Give an example of how painting as a form of active imagination can be incorporated as a part of psychotherapeutic work; Using the example presented in the seminar, describe the evolution of the analytic process in light of the progression of their […]Find out more »
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