Reflections on Mid-Life and Jung’s Red Book

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Topics: Active Imagination, CG Jung, Midlife, Religion & Spirituality.

Surviving Turbulent Times: Reflections on Mid-Life and Jung’s Red Book

“You cannot flee yourself…it demands fulfillment… the spirit of the depths demands. The life you could still live, you should live.” -CG Jung, The Red Book, p. 234

This interdisciplinary symposium invites us to reflect on Jung’s essential work as it impacts our capacity to live our life fully. Ann Ulanov calls us to enter Jung’s experience of chaos as expressed in The Red Book – to expose gaps in us – “our unlived life” – to question what we have lived and not lived in the face of turbulent times. Scholars will discuss their experience and understanding of The Red Book based on their research and practice. 

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The symposium Surviving Turbulent Times: Reflections on Mid-Life and Jung’s Red Book includes the following lectures:

  1. The Red Book and Our Unlived Life - Ann Ulanov, PhD
  2. The Red Book: A Perplexing Guide; How do We Make Sense Of It - Rose Holt, MA
  3. Embracing Limit: Finding the Psycho-Spiritual Center of Mid-life - William Schmidt, PhD
  4. The Transformational Power of The Red Book - George Hogenson, PhD
  5. Panel Discussion moderated by Mary Dougherty, MFA, ATR, NCPsyA

    Ann Ulanov, PhD, LHD Jungian analyst in private practice NYC, is Christiane Brooks Johnson Professor of Psychiatry and Religion at Union Theological Seminary; member, Jungian Psychoanalytical Association; author of numerous books and articles, including The Unshuttered Heart: Opening to Aliveness and Deadness in the Self; Spiritual Aspects of Clinical Work, and “The third in the Shadow of the Fourth” Journal of Analytical Psychology.

    Rose Holt, MA is a Jungian analyst in private practice in St. Louis. She is a member of the Chicago Society of Jungian Analysts and the Interregional Society of Jungian Analysts. She serves as advisory analyst to the C.G. Jung Society of St. Louis and is on the faculty of the Chicago Analyst Training Program. She has taught numerous courses in Analytical Psychology and authored several papers on various topics related to the subject.

    William S. Schmidt, PhD is an Associate Professor of the Institute of Pastoral Studies of Loyola University Chicago. He was the Graduate Program Director at IPS for degrees in both Pastoral Counseling and Spirituality for over ten years. He is a Diplomate with the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, and Editor of the Journal of Spirituality in Mental Health (Taylor and Francis/Routledge). His research interests include the interface of Psychology, Theology, and Spirituality. His specific current focus addresses the theme of contemporary Pilgrimage as a resource for personal growth, transformation, and healing.

    George B. Hogenson, PhD, LCSW is a Jungian analyst, and past President of the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago. He holds a Ph.D. in philosophy from Yale University, an M.A. in clinical social work from the University of Chicago, and the diploma in analytical psychology from the Chicago Institute. A member of the editorial board of The Journal of Analytical Psychology, he is the author of Jung’s Struggle with Freud and numerous articles and book chapters on Jung and analytical psychology. His research focuses on the emergence of psychological phenomena from complex dynamic systems.

    © 2011 The Respective Speakers
    ℗ 2011 CG Jung Institute of Chicago

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