Jungianthology Podcast

Healing Cinema | Elegy


Jungian Analysts Judith Cooper and Daniel Ross discuss Elegy, the 2008 film directed by Isabel Coixet. Its screenplay is adapted by Nicholas Meyer from the 2001 novel The Dying Animal by Philip Roth. They discuss:

  • Counterdependency
  • Eros
  • Beauty
  • Projection
  • Death
  • Sex vs. Emotional Relatedness/Intimacy
  • Initiation
  • Puer/Senex

In the intro Ben mentions the episode The Structure and Dynamics of the Psyche and our new Self-Study CE Courses.

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Entering the Path: The Journey of Individuation with Andrea Gaspar Gonzalez and Daniel Ross


When life is about to branch in a new direction, the unconscious sends us signs and symbols to tell us we’re embarking. This podcast features Jungian analyst Daniel Ross and Andrea Gaspar-Gonzalez, talking with host Patricia Martin about the ways the unconscious cooperates to guide us on the path of individuation. As co-directors of the Jungian Studies/Jungian Psychotherapy Program, they share poignant personal stories to explain the mysterious early signs that a new direction is being called for in the process individuation.

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Jungian Ever After | Rumpelstiltskin Part 2: Trickster

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This second part of our Rumpelstiltskin coverage focuses on the Trickster archetype. We talk about places that Trickster emerges in pop culture before analyzing the ways in which both Rumpel and the miller’s daughter channel trickster energy.

Part one’s story was read last month from Household Tales by Brothers Grimm.

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Jung in the World | Exploring the Mystery of Transformation with Murray Stein


Transformation of the self is mysterious, whether it comes about gradually or suddenly. The essence of the process is buried in the unconscious. In this interview, Murray Stein sheds light on key dimensions of transformation based on his recent book, The Mystery of Transformation. In conversation with host Patricia Martin, they cover topics such as the individuation process, the union of anima and animus, and how the deep work of psychological transformation makes us whole.

The video of this interview is available on YouTube.

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Jungian Ever After | Rumpelstiltskin Part 1: Narcissism and Persona

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Rumpelstiltskin is a character the we love from the show Once Upon a Time, but the original story isn’t commonly consumed. We have split our analysis once more into two parts. This first one covers narcissism and persona while part 2 will focus solely on the Trickster archetype.

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Jung in the World | Mythology and the Age of the Heroine with Maria Tatar


Renowned folklorist and Harvard scholar Maria Tatar joins host Patricia Martin to discuss her latest book, Heroine with 1,001 Faces. In this interview, Tatar unearths the forgotten legacy of the heroine’s quest, which parallels Joseph Campbell’s hero’s journey, and illuminates the social significance of the heroine as an archetype for our times.

The video of this interview is available on YouTube.

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Jungian Ever After | Cinderella Part 1: Grief


One of the most popular fairy tales, Cinderella, especially as told by Grimm, contains two major themes. So, we’ve split our analysis into 2 parts. This first episode speaks of the healing power of grief, while next month we will discuss the role of envy.

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Marion Woodman Month | Marion Woodman as a Mentor with Elaine Mansfield


This month, Jung in the World is presenting a weekly series on Marion Woodman, Canadian mythopoetic author, poet, Jungian Analyst, and women’s movement figure.

In this episode, Patricia Martin talks with author Elaine Mansfield about her years-long relationship with Marion Woodman that began with a workshop. As a nutritionist and women’s health counselor for 25 years, Mansfield sheds light on Woodman’s approach to teaching as more like a transmission- a living experience- that transforms a person, body and soul. 

Link to video

Marion Woodman Book List

If you’re interested in Marion Woodman, you may like Soul in Exile, available in our store.

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Marion Woodman Month | What Soul Tells the Body: Woodman’s Discovery with Tina Stromsted


This month, Jung in the World is presenting a weekly series on Marion Woodman, Canadian mythopoetic author, poet, Jungian Analyst, and women’s movement figure.

In this episode, Patricia Martin interviews Tina Stromsted PhD, who was a student of Marion Woodman’s somatic therapy work. Over the years of studying and collaborating with Marion, the two became friends and colleagues. In this interview, Tina opens up about what it was like to work with Marion Woodman, offering rare insight into the practices Woodman developed to help people achieve wholeness, body and soul. 

Unfortunately, there was an issue with the video recording so we are not able to share the video of this interview.

For a list of Tina Stromsted’s publications, go here

Marion Woodman Book List

If you’re interested in Marion Woodman, you may like Soul in Exile, available in our store.

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Marion Woodman Month | Chrysalis: The Psychology of Transformation with Marion Woodman


For the second episode of Marion Woodman Month, we’re rebroadcasting the very first episode of Jungianthology, Chrysalis: The Psychology of Transformation. In this lecture, Toronto analyst Marion Woodman explores the body/spirit relationship, the withdrawing of projection, gender issues, and the surrender of the ego to the Self as these themes relate to personal transformation.

Marion Woodman was a Canadian mythopoetic author and women’s movement figure. She was a Jungian analyst trained at the C. G. Jung Institute in Zürich, Switzerland. She was one of the most widely read authors on feminine psychology, focusing on psyche and soma. She was also an international lecturer and poet. Woodman is author of Addiction to Perfection and The Ravaged Bridegroom

Marion Woodman Book List

If you’re interested in Marion Woodman, you may like Soul in Exile, available in our store.

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Marion Woodman Month | The Transformative Power of Uncertainty with David Clark


For the next month, Jung in the World is presenting a weekly series on Marion Woodman, Canadian mythopoetic author, poet, Jungian Analyst, and women’s movement figure. In this episode, Patricia Martin interviews Dr. David Clark, Professor in the Department of English and Cultural Studies and Associate Member of the Department of Health, Aging and Society at McMaster University, and long-time friend of Marion Woodman. In this interview he shares rare insights into Woodman’s approach to life and work.

For this series, we will be sharing the videos of the interviews on YouTube: David Clark Interview Video

Marion Woodman Book List

If you’re interested in Marion Woodman, you may like Soul in Exile, available in our store.

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