Centre for Continuing Education

Carl Jung Course: His Life and Work

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Carl Jung is regarded as one of the foremost thinkers of the Twentieth Century introducing such concepts as extraversion and introversion, the collective unconscious and archetypes into everyday discourse. A practising Jungian Analyst will trace the significant life experiences of Carl Jung which forged his theoretical understanding thereby introducing his most important psychological concepts.

Content

Background

  • The influences of childhood and family background n Jung’s psychology.
  • Jung’s professional activities.
  • The split with Freud.
  • Jung’s “descent into the unconscious”.

The Structure of Personality I

  • The psyche.
  • Consciousness and the ego.
  • The personal unconscious.
  • The collective unconscious and the archetypes.
  • Complexes.

The Structure of Personality II

  • Psychological types.
  • The attitudes of Extraversion and Introversion.
  • The functions of Sensation, Intuition, Thinking & Feeling.
  • Dealing with the inferior function.

The Dynamics and Development of Personality

  • Libido as life energy.
  • The canalisation of psychic energy.
  • The progression and regression of libido.
  • The concept of Individuation.
  • The stages of life.

Ways and Means

  • Dream psychology.
  • Jung’s use of alchemical symbolism.
  • The place of symbols in psychic life.
  • Synchronicity.

Post – Jungian Developments

  • The Schools within Jungian Psychology.
  • Applications to psychotherapy.
  • Contemporary archetype theory.

Intended Audience

This course is suitable for those interested in Jung’s psychology as an aid to their personal understanding and self-help, as well as understanding others' behaviour and thought forms. It is also suitable for those who have already completed a course on Jung’s psychology, for example the Jung and Dreams Course.

Delivery Style

Delivered as an interactive lecture with open and structured discussion, which can include DVD’s with summaries.

Features

  • Expert trainers
  • Central locations
  • Small class sizes
  • Free, expert advice
  • Student materials – yours to keep
  • Statement of completion
$240 Limited inc GST
Carl Jung Course: His Life and Work

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