Continuing Education Online Courses
Fall 2020

The C.G. Jung Foundation Continuing Education courses are five-week courses designed to be informative and stimulating both to the general public and to professionals. Our program offers you the opportunity to study and explore analytical psychology, the works of C.G. Jung, and fields of related interest.

These courses will be offered through the online program Zoom. After you enroll in a course and before the first class session, you will be emailed instructions and a Zoom invitation. Please be sure to download the Zoom program on your device before the first class session at Zoom.us. It is a free program. Also please send us your email address and daytime telephone number.

Note: 7.5 CE contact hours for licensed NYS Social Workers, Psychoanalysts and Creative Arts Therapists for all courses except the Paleolithic Cave Painting course.

The C.G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology, Inc. is recognized by New York State Education Department’s State Board of Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0350, and by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts, #P-0015, and licensed creative arts therapists, #CAT-0068.

For licensed NYS Social Workers, Psychoanalysts or Creative Arts Therapists applying for CE credit to receive accreditation, students must attend all sessions. Please be sure to send us your NYS profession and license number.


Fall I: Classes begin the week of October 5

Paleolithic Cave Painting and the Emergence of Consciousness in the Two Million Year Old Man

Paleolithic Cave Painting and the Emergence of Consciousness in the Two Million Year Old Man

5 consecutive Tuesdays, 7:00–8:30pm
Beginning October 6, 2020
Instructor: Harmar D. Brereton, MD

We will review the background to the emergence of human consciousness and the artistic behavior of humans in Paleolithic Europe.

Definitions of consciousness, symbol and art will be established followed by a ... Read More

The Resurrection of Shadow through Dream Imagery: A View at the Border of Light and Dark

The Resurrection of Shadow through Dream Imagery: A View at the Border of Light and Dark

5 Thursdays, 6:00–7:30pm
Beginning October 8, 2020
Instructor: Joan Golden-Alexis, PhD

“The shadow is an archetype that is the most accessible and the easiest to experience. The shadow is a moral problem that challenges the whole ego-personality, for no one can become conscious of the ... Read More

The Art of Psyche: Active Imagination and Art

The Art of Psyche: Active Imagination and Art

5 consecutive Wednesdays from 6:00-7:30pm
Beginning October 7, 2020
Instructor: Maria Taveras, LCSW

We will explore the intimate relation between the art of psyche, active imagination and art.  Our main focus will be on the role of active imagination in the psychic origin of artistic ... Read More

Anxiety: What is it, and how do we deal with it, from a Jungian Perspective

Anxiety: What is it, and how do we deal with it, from a Jungian Perspective

 

5 consecutive Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30pm
Beginning October 5, 2020
Instructor: David Rottman, MA

“Every source of anxiety and frustration in one’s personal life, if it’s traced back far enough, will be found to derive from the Self.” (Edward F. Edinger, Ego and Self, ... Read More


Fall II: Classes begin the week of November 9

Redemption and the Dark Masculine:  Recovering Authentic Masculinity as Part of the Individuation Process

Redemption and the Dark Masculine: Recovering Authentic Masculinity as Part of the Individuation Process

5 Tuesdays, 6:30–8:00pm
Beginning November 10, 2020
Instructor: Christopher Cooper, MS, LP

Masculinity is in crisis. As the waning of patriarchy has eroded social norms and gender stereotypes that privileged males, increasing numbers of men in our culture are now struggling with feelings of rejection, ... Read More

Jungian Dream Interpretation Online

Jungian Dream Interpretation Online

Fridays, 6:00-7:30pm Eastern Time, USA.
Beginning November 13, 2020—excluding November 27
Instructor: Maxson J. McDowell, PhD, LMSW, LP

We don’t know where dreams come from but, from experience, we know their purpose. They show us the next possible step in our developing consciousness. They warn ... Read More

FACULTY

Harmar Brereton, MD, is a medical and radiation oncologist trained at the National Cancer Institute and Johns Hopkins. He has an undergraduate degree in History from Yale. He is on the faculty of Weill Cornell Medical School and is a clinical professor of Medicine at Geisinger Commonwealth Medical College. He worked for 10 years with a Jungian analyst and Jesuit priest in the development of his medical practice and is now developing a curriculum for medical students that includes the humanities and arts. He taught a course on Homer, the Iliad and Odyssey in 2018 and on Palaeolithic Cave Painting 2019 at the Schemel Forum for adult education at the University of Scranton. In 1999 he visited and studied the caves of France and Spain and in 2018 was invited to join the archeological excavation team of “Odysseus Unbound” which is currently excavating what may be Odysseus’ true home on the Paliki peninsula of the island of Kefalonia.

Christopher Cooper, MS, LP, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in New York City. He is a graduate of the C.G. Jung Institute of NY and Columbia University. In addition to his psychoanalytic pursuits, he is also a strategic planning executive who has worked for some of the world’s most respected agencies and brands. His industry experience spans a diverse range of sectors, including health and wellness, specialty pharmaceuticals, hotel and hospitality, cable/MSO, and entertainment.

Joan Golden-Alexis, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and Jungian analyst in private practice in New York City. She is currently the Director of Training, a training analyst and supervisor at the Philadelphia Association of Jungian Analysts, where she teaches the yearly dream seminar to candidates and the public. She is a supervising analyst at the Graduate School of Psychology of Yeshiva University and was for many years the Director of the Family and Couple Training program at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her last published article (June, 2019) “A Dream Revisited” explores how dreams can help clarify the intricate interaction between personal and collective trauma.

Maxson J. McDowell, PhD, LMSW, LP, is a senior Jungian analyst in private practice in New York City. Former President of the C.G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology,he is also a longtime faculty member. He has taught courses in dream interpretation online and in person for over 25 years. He has published numerous papers on dream interpretation, Jungian psychology, narcissistic injury, systems theory and autism.

David Rottman, MA, is past President of the C.G. Jung Foundation and is a member of the Jung Foundation’s Continuing Education Faculty. He is the author of The Career as a Path to the Soul. He was the editor and publisher for The Way of the Image by Yoram Kaufmann. He has a private practice in New York City.

Maria Taveras, LCSW, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in New York City. She is also an award-winning creator of Dream Art. She creates art from images in her own dreams and is the recipient of two Gradiva Awards from the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis for her Dream Art. Her Dream Art has been exhibited in New York, San Francisco, Berkeley, London, Montreal, and Cape Town.

 

General Information

Location

These are all online courses, given through the program Zoom. Please download the Zoom program in advance of the first class session at Zoom.us


YOU DO NOT NEED A PAYPAL ACCOUNT. HERE IS HOW TO PAY WITH CREDIT CARD: On the Paypal login page, look below login fields for a boxed link that reads PAY WITH DEBIT OR CREDITCARD.

Tuition

All 5-week courses are $175 for the general public and $150 for members.


Registration

The full fee must be paid at the time of registration. Please register through the payment buttons on this website. Mail in registration and telephone registration are not available at this time.


 

Important Notes

When you pay you must also email your current email address and telephone number to the Foundation at cgjungny@aol.com. The Foundation will send you an email message and you must reply to confirm receipt. If you are taking this course for 7.5 CE contact hours for licensed NYS Social Workers, Psychoanalysts and Creative Arts Therapists, please specify which license you hold and give your NYS license number.

Class size is limited. Early registration is strongly recommended. Refunds for continuing education courses, less $15 for administrative services, will be made up to seven days before the first session. There will be no refunds issued after classes have begun. No exceptions will be made. Programs are subject to change without notice.


Past Continuing Education Courses

The Meaning of Life

The Meaning of Life

Continuing Education: Fall 2019

5 consecutive Thursdays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Beginning October 3
Instructor: Sanford L. Drob, PhD

7.5 CE contact hours for licensed NYS Social Workers, ... Read More

Jungian Psychology Revisited:  An Overview

Jungian Psychology Revisited:  An Overview

Continuing Education: Fall 2019

5 consecutive Mondays, 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Beginning October 7
Instructor: Gary Brown, LCSW-R, LP

7.5 CE contact hours ... Read More

Oedipus Redux

Oedipus Redux

Continuing Education: Fall II

5 Thursdays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Beginning November 7 (excluding November 28)
Instructor: William Baker, PsyD

7.5 CE contact hours ... Read More

That Which Crosses Me: The Psychological Function of Astrological Saturn

That Which Crosses Me: The Psychological Function of Astrological Saturn

Continuing Education: Fall II

3 consecutive Saturdays, 1:30–4:15pm
Dates: November 9, 16, 23
Instructor: Cynthia Poorbaugh, MFA, LP

7.5 CE contact hours for ... Read More

Satisfaction in Work and Careers: Applying Jung’s Ideas

Satisfaction in Work and Careers: Applying Jung’s Ideas

Continuing Education: Fall II

5 consecutive Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30 pm
Beginning November 11
Instructor: David Rottman, MA

7.5 CE contact hours for ... Read More