The Healing Power of Art in Everyday Life - Panel

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Various Speakers. 45 minutes. Video & Audio Download.

Topics: Active Imagination, Archetypes, Art and Art Therapy, Film, Religion and Spirituality, Technology.

The Healing Power of Art in Everyday Life - Panel Discussion

The panel discussion for our symposium The Healing Power of Art in Everyday Life, moderated by Ashok Bedi, Jungian Analyst and then President of the CG Jung Institute of Chicago.

PowerPoint: No slides.

Audio: This download includes an audio MP3 that can be played on smartphones, tablets, and laptops for listening on the go.

The conference The Healing Power of Art in Everyday Life includes the following lectures:

  1. Revisioning Jung and the Healing Power of the Symbol in Art - Susan Rowland, PhD
  2. Re-animating the Symbolic Function of Art Making - Mary Dougherty, MFA, ATR, NCPsyA
  3. Healing by Looking: Making Art Accessible - Eileen Daily, JD, PhD
  4. When Standing in the Doorway Heals, and When it Doesn’t - Don Fredericksen, PhD
  5. Panel Discussion moderated by Ashok Bedi, MD


Susan Rowland, PhD is associate Chair of two hybrid programs at Pacifica Graduate Institute: MA Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life & PhD Program Jungian and Archetypal Studies, where she teaches courses on “Jung in Context”, “Mythopoetic Imagination” and “The Red Book and Active Imagination.”  Author of seven books on Jung, literary theory, gender and ecology, her latest work is The Ecocritical Psyche (Routledge 2012), which argues for a symbol embodying a reciprocal relationship with non-human nature. Previously Professor of Jungian Studies at the University of Greenwich, London, she was founding Chair of the International Association of Jungian Studies 2003-6.

Mary Dougherty, MFA, ATR, NCPsyA is a Jungian psychoanalyst and art psychotherapist in private practice in Chicago.  She is the former President of the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago and former Director of Training.  She teaches in the Analyst Training Program in Chicago and elsewhere, and has numerous articles published on analytical psychology. As a printmaker and performance artist she exhibited nationally and internationally, with venues including The George Eastman House, NY; Franklin Furnace, NYC; University of Chicago; Museo Contemporaneo, Sao Paolo.  In 2001, she was awarded the ‘Lifetime Achievement in the Arts” award by the Chicago Women’s Caucus for the Arts.

Eileen Daly, JD, PhD had a powerful healing experience in an art museum in 1987. Eventually she left her law career to understand that experience better and perhaps make such experiences available to others. Her doctoral work in religion and education focused on the power of art in religious education. She created the art/y/fact.Xn app and is a full-time faculty member at the Institute of Pastoral Studies at Loyola University Chicago.

Don Fredericksen, PhD is the current chairman of the International Association for Jungian Studies.  He holds graduate degrees in communication studies, film studies and counseling  psychology. He is a professor of film at Cornell University, and has affiliation with the religious studies program as well. He practices psychotherapy on a part-time basis.  He is the author of a Jungian study of the Ingmar Bergman’s film Persona, co-author of a book on Andrzej Wajda’s film Kanal, and numerous essays, of which the latest include “Solastalgia: When Home is No Longer Home” for Spring Journal and “Jungian Film Studies: The Corruption of Consciousness and the Nurturing of Psychological Life” in Jung and Film II.

© 2013 The Respective Speakers
℗ 2013 CG Jung Institute of Chicago

Audio Format 1 MP3 File: 15MB
Video Format 1 3GP Files: 143MB
Video Resolution 640x480