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.

Click on a course title for detailed information and registration.


The Caretaker Complex: Personal and Clinical Implications

Saturday, March 25, 2023
10:00 am – 3:00 pm EST

a Zoom seminar led by Irina Doctoroff, LMFT, LP

The Caretaker Complex is one of identity which is formed early in childhood when a parent sees her child as an object she owns for her own needs and forces the child to fit into the mold of her expectations.  Primarily the mother expects the child to take care of her.  As adults, such children continue to serve, take care of, and accommodate other people, often at their own expense...more



Eros: Projection, Complex and Individuation

Saturday, April 22, 2023
10:00 am – 3:00 pm EST

a Zoom seminar led by Julie Bondanza, PhD

“Eros is kosmogonos, a creator and father-mother
of all higher consciousness.”
C.G. Jung, Memories, Dreams, Reflections (1962), p.353
Eros is a powerful god. In mythology Eros often wreaked havoc, as it does in our own experiences. In our lives Eros mixes quite magnificently with our complexes and can bring us to ecstatic heights or to the depths of despair...more


The Many Faces of Loneliness

Saturday, May 6, 2023
10:00 am – 3:00 pm EST

a Zoom seminar led by Heide M. Kolb, LCSW-R, NCPsyA

We live in a world of constant connection to technology and a virtual reality. Sophisticated algorithms and AI powered devices promise to provide answers and solutions for every situation in daily life. Yet this state of perpetual interconnection has led to a pandemic of loneliness and isolation and by extension to a mental health crisis of epic proportions....more



Christopher Cooper, MS, LP, NCPsyA, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in New York City. He is also a strategic advisor to some of the world’s most respected brands and an expert in understanding the psychodynamics of organizations, including how archetypal patterns can disrupt the harmony and integrity of corporate cultures. Chris completed his graduate studies at Columbia University and clinical training at the C.G. Jung Institute of New York.

Sanford L. Drob, PhD, is on the Core Faculty of the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, California, and the C.G. Jung Institute of New York. He holds doctorates in philosophy and clinical psychology and served for many years as the Director of Psychological Assessment and Senior Forensic Psychologist at Bellevue Hospital in New York. Dr. Drob is the author of numerous professional articles in clinical, forensic and philosophical psychology. His Reading the Red Book: An Interpretive Guide to C.G. Jung’s Liber Novus was published by Spring Journal Books in June 2012. Dr. Drob’s other books include Kabbalistic Visions: C.G. Jung and Jewish Mysticism (Spring Journal Books, 2010), Kabbalah and Postmodernism: A Dialog (Peter Lang, 2009), and Archetype of the Absolute: The Unity of Opposites in Mysticism, Philosophy and Psychology (Fielding University Press, 2017). He is also a narrative painter whose work encompasses archetypal themes.

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.




This is an online program via Zoom.


Members/Students, $90. | General Public, $100


The full fee must be paid at the time of registration. Please register through the payment buttons on each course page.


When you pay you must also email your current email address and telephone number to the Foundation at
The Foundation will send you an email message and you must reply to confirm receipt.
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

For more information, call or write:

Office of the Executive Director
The C.G. Jung Foundation of New York
28 East 39th Street
New York, New York 10016
Telephone: (212) 697-6430
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