At the beginning of the last century Freud and Jung each created a vast corpus of work, the legacy of which is the basis of modern psychotherapies.
The two men were the great cartographers of human emotion and experience working at the height of the age of mechanism. They mapped the mechanism of human experience and what they discovered in the analysts consulting room proved to be anything but mechanical, which is part of the reason why psychotherapy has a long experiential training for its practitioners and has never been successfully manualised.
Poetry and Psychoanalysis Wednesday 17 May 2017 7pm – 8.30pm Keats thought an important quality of a poet was ‘negative capability’ – the ability to tolerate what is uncertain or doubtful without rushing irritably to closure. Dr Margot Waddell, psychoanalyst, and Dr Toni Griffiths, Trustee of the Keats Foundation, explore how Keats’s insight has influenced […]
Dear friends and colleagues, As you know our next European congress will be held in Avignon next year from August 30 to September 2, 2018. You will find all the information on https://www.jungeuropeancongress.org/ In addition, a two days Academic pre-congress untitled “Analytical Psychology meets Academic Research” will start on the 29th, to which all IAAP members are […]
Hello All, Some of you may already be aware of the IAJS but in case you haven’t come across it, there are plenty of (often) interesting email discussions on a broad range of topics from a Jungian perspective, and also IAJS conferences which some might like to go along to. Another membership […]
As part of the input into the March monthly meeting on Tuesday 7 March we conducted a survey of AJA members in which we asked two questions. Of the 66 members and candidates we contacted, 40 responded to the survey. The results of the entirely anonymous survey were shared with the people who attended the […]
An invitation to all AJA members and candidates. The AJA Supper Club will be dining together again on Friday 7th April at the Bleeding Heart Restaurant, London EC1N 8SJ. This restaurant has good reviews, so I hope it will live up to them. Please follow the links below for more information on the options for […]
The Confederation for Analytical Psychology’s Jung and Film series continues on Sunday 19 March with a showing of “Bloody Sunday” by director Paul Greengrass (2002). The film will be presented by Christopher Hauke, Jungian analyst and film consultant. There will be audience discussion afterwards. Continuing our series on ‘Nationhood, Identity and the Other’ is Paul […]
Any members who were not able to make it to AJA’s first meeting of the year on 10 Janaury 2017 not only did you miss a stimulating (and tastily gossipy) talk from Andrew Samuels, you also missed the opening of the first of a series of four art exhibitions being held at the AJA flat. […]
Dear AJA Members, On 25th November we had a first meeting of a group of AJA members and one candidate (Linda Mary), to discuss cases, where cultural issues are of significance. We had a very good and moving discussion – so good that all 13 participants of the first meeting will come again to […]