The mission of the Institute is to advance Analytical Psychology – the theoretical foundation of Jungian psychoanalysis – as a practice that speaks to the basic human need for psychological growth and consciousness. The objectives of the Institute are to train psychotherapists to become Jungian Psychoanalysts as well as to educate mental health professionals in the principles of Analytical Psychology. The Institute also maintains a collegial society that provides continuing education and ethical review for member analysts as well as supports scholarly research and publication among its members to advance Jungian psychoanalysis and psychotherapy. Finally, the Institute offers educational programs in Jungian thought for the general public.
When and how was the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago organized?We were originally incorporated in 1976 to support our Mission as an Illinois not-for-profit corporation, organized and operated exclusively for educational purposes. Originally in Evanston, the Institute now lives at the Monadnock Building in the loop.
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What resources does the Institute provide?We provide an array of resources including the Analyst Training Program, the Jungian Psychotherapy/Studies Program, Continuing Education Programs for Professionals, Educational and Cultural Programs for the General Public, the Institute Library, and the Audio/Video Archive.
The C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation to provide continuing education credit to social workers, professional counselors, and marriage and family therapists.