Healing Cinema: Rear Window
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In this episode, Jungian Analysts Judith Cooper and Daniel Ross discuss Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 film Rear Window (Wikipedia). They touch on:
- Creative vision
- Post WWII social change
- Puer & Senex
- Fear of intimacy & marriage
- Masculine and feminine
- Patriarchal gaze
- The Tale of Blue Beard (Wikipedia)
- The Shadow
- The Trickster
Judith Cooper, PsyD is a clinical psychologist and diplomate Jungian Analyst in private practice in Chicago. She is a graduate and member of the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago. She was adjunct faculty at the Illinois School of Professional Psychology (1999-2000), teaching projective testing. She was clinical supervisor (1991-2002) and director of training (1998-2002) of an APA-accredited psychology internship program at a community mental health center in northwest Indiana. She has taught in the Analyst Training Program and lectured on the anima/animus, and the clinical use of film.
Daniel Ross, RN, PMHNP, MSN, MBA has been a nurse for 40 years and in hospice for over 30. As a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner and Jungian Analyst, he brings a medical, psychiatric, and analytical perspective to the field of end-of-life care. He first completed the two-year Clinical Training Program (now the JPP/JSP) at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago then went on to complete the Analyst Training Program. He is in private practice in the northwest suburbs working with adults seeking psychotherapy and continues to see hospice and palliative care patients at the end of life. He is Co-Director of the Jungian Psychotherapy Program and Jungian Studies Program at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago.
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Executive Producer: Ben Law
Host: Patricia Martin
Contributors: Judith Cooper & Daniel Ross
Music: Michael Chapman
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I’d really love if Judith leads more in these discussions. She’s coming across as being a yes-person to Dan’s domination and not an equal in the discussion. A lot of male domination in this podcast. We need more of an equality here because its like Dan could be doing a monologue and there is no equality here with the females voice. Talk about male domination and mansplaining. It’s all here.
It’s not appropriate to share personal information of your listeners. Too much blah blah blah at the beginning. You don’t need to do a summation at the beginning. We are here to hear the two presenters not hear a summation.
I love the Healing Cinema series. I’m going to listen again because I might have missed something. However, I was waiting to hear something about the very Jungian name of the murderer–Thorwald, meaning Thor’s wood. Since Thor was a protector of women, I don’t understand the implications of the name in this context.