Pre-Training Reading

This list of readings has been compiled to assist successful applicants to the Jungian Analytic Training for Psychotherapists in preparing for the commencement of the  training. The reading is highly recommended

Works of C.G. Jung

Jung, C.G. (1961) Memories, Dreams, Reflections (1961) London: Collins and Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Jung, C.G. CW vol 6 ‘Definitions’

Jung, C.G. CW vol 7 ‘Two Essays on Analytical Psychology’

Jung, C.G. CW vol 9i ‘Archetypes’, parts I, II, IV

Jung, C.G. CW vol 9ii ‘Aion’

Jung, C.G.  CW vol 8 ‘The Structure of the Psyche’ (paras 283-342)

Jung, C.G. ‘Liber Primus’ The Red Book

Jungian and Post-Jungian texts

Adler, Gerhard (1979) Dynamics of the Self London: Coventure

Von Franz, M.L. (1978) An Introduction to the Interpretation of Fairy tales, Dallas: Spring Publications.

Hillman, James (1975)  Loose Ends University of Virginia: Spring Publications

Kalsched,D. (1996) The Inner World of Trauma, London and New York: Routledge.

Jacobi,J. (1965) Complex/Archetype/ Symbol in the Work of C.G. Jung. Princeton: Princeton University Press

Jacobi, Mario (1984) The Analytic Encounter Inner City Books

Samuels,A. (1985) Jung and the Post-Jungians, London, Boston, Melbourne and Henley: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Samuels, A., Shorter,B., and Plaut,F. (1986) A Critical Dictionary of Jungian Analysis, London and New York: Routledge.

Stein, Murray (1995) Jungian Analysis Open Court

Williams, Ruth (2018), C. G. Jung: The Basics, London:Routledge

Wider background reading

Conrad, Joseph The Heart of Darkness

Wilder, Thornton The Bridge of San Luis Rey

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