What Makes a Good Analyst?

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.     What Makes a Good Analyst?     When, as a psychotherapist, […]

Jung and the Hermetic Law of Correspondence

  Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.   Jung and the Hermetic Law of Correspondence   “As above, so […]

“Keep It Loose, Joe, Keep It Loose:” Jung on Organization

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.     “Keep It Loose, Joe, Keep It Loose:” Jung on Organization   […]

Was C.G. Jung into Ecology? Jung and the World-Soul or Anima Mundi

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.       Was C.G. Jung into Ecology? Jung and the World-Soul or […]

Resacralizing Reality: A Jungian Perspective on a Sacred Earth Community

Sue Mehrtens is the author of this and all the other blog essays on this site. The opinions expressed in these essays are her own and do not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of other Jungian Center faculty or Board members.     Resacralizing Reality: A Jungian Perspective on a Sacred Earth Community   […]

“Jung’s Divided Family:” Jung on Theory

“Jung’s Divided Family:” Jung on Theory     Theories in psychology are the very devil…                                                                         Jung (1938)[2]   The psychotherapist should realize that so long as he believes in a theory and in a definite method he is likely to be fooled by certain cases, namely by those clever […]

Jung and the Sylvan Grooves of Academe

Jung and the Sylvan Grooves of Academe   “And seek for truth in the groves of academe.”                                                 Horace, Epistles[1]   “That is a thing which is utterly lacking in our universities: the relation of master and disciple….”                                                Jung (1937)[2]   “The great trouble is that new ideas are rarely recognized by contemporaries. Most […]

Jung and the New Agers

Good does not become better by being exaggerated, but worse, and a small evil becomes a big one through being disregarded and repressed. The shadow is very much a part of human nature, and it is only at night that no shadows exist.[1]                                                                                                 Jung (1942) One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of […]