Part of the conference set Gold in Dark Places: Shadow Work in the Struggle for Selfhood. Purchase the full conference for 30% off the individual titles!
Topics: Gender and Sexuality, Myth and Fairytale, Shadow.
Depth Psychology and Politics: Reflections on the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement
In this provocative presentation, British analyst Andrew Samuels calls for a greater recognition by all depth psychologists of the “political development of the person.” He also offers a timely critique of the mythopoetic men’s movement by pointing out the shadow elements and political implications of its ideas.
Andrew Samuels is a Jungian analyst, university professor, author, activist and political consultant. He is well known for his work at the interface of psychotherapy and politics. His work on sexuality, relationships, spirituality, men and fathers has been widely appreciated. He is a former Chair of the UK Council for Psychotherapy, co-founder of Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility and of the Alliance for Counselling and Psychotherapy. His many books have been translated into 19 languages. www.andrewsamuels.com