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Sunday Lecture

Mothers and Sons: Raising Relational Boys
Presented by
Sherri Mahdavi, PhD

  Sunday,  4:00 PM - 6:00 PMOctober 21st,  2018  


As the first person who introduces her son to the feminine principle of relatedness, the mother plays an important role in her son's masculine development.  While the mother-son relationship can be a safe container in which a boy can learn to connect to his own emotional, relational side, it can also be fraught with enmeshment, regression, and a fear of separation and individuation.  In this talk we will focus on some of the ways in which the mother complex affects the development of a son's identity, and the archetypal and collective forces which support or hinder the development of a secure and embodied masculine identity.

Sherri Mahdavi, PhD, is a Jungian analyst and clinical psychologist in private practice in Irvine.  She also serves as an Associate Professor of Applied Clinical Psychology at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology in Southern California, where she teaches courses in Depth Psychology.


CEUs for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs
The C.G. Jung Club of Orange County is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) to sponsor continuing education for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider No. 128546).  The C.G. Jung Club of Orange County maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

This course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit
for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs
$15 payable at the door.
CEU certificates will be awarded by mail upon full completion of the program.
For more information about the awarding of continuing education units, visit our CEU web page.

Space may be limited.
Pre-paid registration is recommended.
Refunds normally require 48 hours notice.


 Place:     St. Wilfrid of York Episcopal Church, (see MAP)
Huntington Beach, California    
   *** There will be no more events at Golden West College ***   
Time:  Registration and social gathering begin at 3:00 pm.
Lecture begins at 4:00 pm and ends at 6:00 pm.
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