Marcus West is a Training and Supervising Analyst of the Society of Analytical Psychology and is Co-Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Analytical Psychology. He is author of a number of book chapters and papers, one of which was the joint winner of the Michael Fordham Prize in 2004. He is also author of three books: Feeling, Being and the Sense of Self, Understanding Dreams in Clinical Practice, and Into the Darkest Places: Early Relational Trauma and Borderline States of Mind. He is a Trained EMDR practitioner, and works in private Practice in Sussex, England. More information about him can be found at marcuswest.co.uk.
Marcus will be leading a full-day seminar on December 13, 2019. In this interview we want to introduce Marcus West to our community and learn a little about his background, his work, and some of what he plans to talk about in December. Registration will be open in October at jungchicago.org. Join our mailing list to be notified when registration opens.
Interviewing Marcus is Arlo Compaan, member of the Chicago Society of Jungian Analysts, past Director of the Analyst Training Program at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago, and Jungian Analyst in private practice in Chicago and Frankfort, IL.
- The book discussed at the beginning of the interview is his most recent book, Into the Darkest Places: Early Relational Trauma and Borderline States of Mind.
- August Cwik‘s work on the Rosarium is discussed, a recent lecture about which is available on our website
- Marcus mentions a Friday program and a Saturday program. The Friday program is open to the public, while the Saturday program is for the candidates in our Analyst Training Program.
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Music by Michael Chapman
Edited and produced by Benjamin Law