Jung’s Great Principle of How the Psyche Works:
The Law of Compensation

5 consecutive Mondays, 7:00 – 8:30pm
Eastern Time, USA. Beginning April 12, 2021
CLOSED
Instructor: David Rottman, MA

7.5 CE contact hours for licensed NYS Social Workers,
Psychoanalysts and Creative Arts Therapists.

Before Jung, we knew a lot about the principles of how things work in the outer world, such as the laws of motion, the laws of electromagnetism and so on. What remained to discover were the laws of the human psyche. Through his pioneering and epochal work, Jung introduced us to the laws of operation of the human psyche, in particular the Law of Compensation, which describes the relations between consciousness and the unconscious.

In this course we will take a fresh look at many of the basic elements of our own lives through the lens of the Law of Compensation. We will see how the psyche operates to send “course correction” messages through fantasies, dreams, relationships, the individuation process, synchronicity, as well as outer political life.  Our goal will be to become as familiar as possible with this Law, so that we can “catch” how it is operating in our own lives, and benefit from its potential for revitalizing and vivifying our experience of being alive.


Supplementary Texts:
Two Essays in Analytical Psychology, C.G. Jung
The Way of the Image, Yoram Kaufmann
The Symbolic Quest, Edward C. Whitmont

Learning Objectives:
On completion of this class, you will be able to:

  1. Describe the nature of the relations between the persona and the anima/animus.
  2. Discuss the principles of psychological balance and homeostasis, and the role of the polarization, wholeness and psychic opposition from a Jungian point of view.
  3. Outline the tasks and requirements for processing compensatory messages from fantasies, dreams, and outer life.
  4. Summarize the role of compensation in personal, social and political life.

FACULTY

Brother Damien Joseph, SSF, is a professed member of the Society of Saint Francis, an order of Franciscan Friars in the Episcopal Church and the worldwide Anglican Communion. He currently serves as Provincial Secretary for the American Province. He received a BA from Pennsylvania State University and completed graduate study at Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, FL (counseling and theology) and Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA (theology and ministry). He worked in counseling and case management roles in crisis counseling, inpatient mental health, outpatient substance abuse treatment, and correctional counseling. He values his roles as a teacher, a mentor, an advocate and a servant leader.

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.

David Walczyk, EdD, LP, NCPsyA, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in NYC. He is a graduate of Columbia University and the C.G. Jung Institute of NY. He is an award-winning educator, award-winning designer, a writer, and public speaker. He has lectured both domestically and internationally and is on the faculty of New York University.


Tuition

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All 5-week courses are $175 for the general public and $150 for members.
$150 (MEMBERS & STUDENTS)  
$175 (GENERAL PUBLIC)

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


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.

 

 

Refunds

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.


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


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.

Refunds

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.


Continuing Education Spring 2021 II