The Association of Jungian Analysts is a London-based organisation promoting Analytical Psychology, based on the writings of C. G. Jung. We integrate classical, archetypal and developmental approaches to Jungian analysis in our theory and clinical practice, whilst also recognising the spiritual dimension in human beings.
At AJA, we are open to new developments and findings in a variety of related disciplines including contemporary psychoanalysis, creative arts, literature, philosophy, sociology, anthropology and the sciences. We aim to be inclusive and non-dogmatic.
On Meaning - Analysis through the Looking Glass
Who has the power to choose what a word means? Who chooses what we mean, to ourselves or for others? We go into analysis, commonly, on a quest for meaning – when we feel we have lost, or perhaps have never had, the power to name parts of our own lives in a way which makes sense to us…read further...
Face to Face - BBC interview with Carl Jung in 1959
In this post we feature a fascinating 39-minute interview of Jung by John Freeman for the BBC program Face to Face. It was filmed when Jung was 84 years old. He speaks on a range of subjects, from his childhood and education to his association with Sigmund Freud and his views on death, religion and the future of the human race.read further...
Dreams - part I
Have you ever awoken from a dream and not known whether you were awake or asleep? Sometimes it takes a moment to work out whether the dream was the ‘reality’ and whether you really are now awake. Dreams exert a fascinating power over us that create a kind of wonder.read further...