Psyche and Story
December 6, 2003 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Beneath the visible plane of existence, a story is always at work . It may be the tribal story, or the mythos of the family of origin, or the personal complexes at work . The story may be conscious or unconscious, but it is always present. What are the archetypal stories which have moved human history and where are their traces today?
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James Hollis, Ph. D., is a Zurich-trained Jungian analyst practicing in Washington, D. C., and author of 16 books, the latest being Living an Examined Life and Living Between Worlds: Finding Personal Resilience in Changing Times. Dr. Hollis is former executive director of the Jung Education Center of Houston, professor of Jungian Studies at Saybrook University, and vice president emeritus of the Philemon Foundation. His books include The Eden Project: In Search of the Magical Other, Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life, The Middle Passage: From Misery to Meaning in Midlife, Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts who Run our Lives, and What Matters Most.This event has passed.