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Our Inner Partners – The Anima and Animus
September 20, 2008 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm PDT
On Saturday, the workshop will focus upon two classical components of Jungian psychology, the anima and the animus, by exploring the crucial role the contra-sexual inner partner plays in both a man’s and a woman’s relationship to the archetypal feminine dimension of the human personality. We will focus on how the anima/animus functions as an unconscious “other” within the psyche and discuss how this dynamic energy might consciously be employed as a creative force within the individuation process. (Please note this workshop will have a shortened time-frame and a half-hour lunch-break. Participants are encouraged to bring brown-bag lunches.)
Related Lecture: The Serpent and the Cross – Spanning the Split through Active Imagination
KATHERINE SANFORD, M.A., M.F.C., is a certified Jungian analyst in Del Mar, Calif. She studied at the Jung Institute in Zurich, Switzerland in the mid-1950s and trained at the Los Angeles Jung Institute where she received her certification in 1978. She is a founding member of the Friends of Jung, San Diego. She has lectured nationally and internationally and at 89 years of age, published her book The Serpent and the Cross, with its 62 archetypal paintings covering 30 years intense inner work.