to read an article written by Linda Missouri, LMFT
RESPECTING OUR LIFE:
THE LEGACY OF C.G. JUNG
About the Club
The Club was established in 1974 and most recently updated its Articles of Association and Bylaws in 2015. Its purpose is to promote an interest in, and understanding of, Jungian Psychology and to cultivate a collegial environment in which participants can experience personal development and growth. Each year it sponsors a Jungian Conference and a number of public lectures. Other offerings include workshops, informal presentations, and one or more members-only events. The Club also has an extensive Jungian Library (including a complete set of Jung's Collected Works) for member-only use.
Events will be presented at
Golden West College
unless otherwise noted.
Click here for
EVENT REGISTRATION FORM
We offer CEUs for
LPCCs and LEPs
If you have any questions or would like to make suggestions regarding
this website, please don't hesitate to email us
click here to email Board Members
click here to email
our webmaster directly
To be added to our mailing list
To be removed from our mailing list
For mailing list sharing options
Fall / Winter 2017 - 2018
(click event date for more information BELOW)
We regret that we have had to cancel our December 10th event due to wildfires near the speaker Monika Wikman's home. The fires required her to move her horses out of harm's way and she has gotten quite sick from the smoke with a bronchial infection. We hope to reschedule this lecture for next fall. If you have already mailed in your pre-registration check, it will either be returned to you or a full refund will be issued. If you wish instead to apply your payment to our January event, please leave a message at our Club phone, 714-964-5741, to that effect.
December 10th, 2017
with Monika Wikman, PhD
Hunting the Green Lion:
Subtle Body Heart Mysteries via Alchemy, Myth and Dream
Sunday 4:00 PM ~ 6:00 PM
January 21st, 2018
with Michael Gellert, MA, LCSW
The Divine Mind:
Exploring the Psychological History of God's Inner Journey
Sunday 4:00 PM ~ 6:00 PM
A good cause that the C.G. Jung Club of Orange County supports:
Walter Odajnyk Memorial Scholarship Fund
THE PHILEMON FOUNDATION:
The Philemon Foundation, in co-operation with the Foundation of the heirs of C.G. Jung, continues with vigor and dedication to fulfill its mandate to bring the previously unpublished works of C.G. Jung to the Jungian and greater public. Under the aegis of General Editor, Professor Sonu Shamdasani, its team of scholars, editors, and translators have already produced Jung's illuminated journal,
The Red Book, and The Red Book Readers' Edition with W.W. Norton.
With Princeton University Press, several other volumes have appeared:
Children's Dreams: Sessions from the Seminar given in 1936-1941;
The Question of Psychological Types: The Correspondence of C.G. Jung and Han-Schmid-Guisan;
The Jung-White Letters;
Dream Interpretation Ancient and Modern: Sessions from the Seminar given in 1936-1941;
and most recently
Analytical Psychology in Exile: The Correspondence of C.G. Jung & Erich Neumann, with an excellent introduction and annotations by Dr. Martin Liebscher.
Further significant contributions to Jung history and studies will include
C.G. Jung and Adolf Keller: On Theology and Psychology: Correspondence and Conversations;
the eight volume set of Jung's personal journals,
The Black Books;
and eight volumes of the lectures given by Jung at the Zurich Polytechnic, C.G. Jung's ETH Lectures. The list of Philemon Foundation's current projects can be found on its website: PhilemonFoundation.org
We are proud that the C.G. Jung Club of Orange County is a Collaborating institution of the Philemon Foundation. As a Collaborating Institution, we work to inform our members and friends about the work of the Foundation. We also collect and forward donations, hold events in support of the Foundation, and donate what we can as a club. But most important, we help carry forward the spirit of the work of C.G. Jung through our attitude and enthusiasm in support for the publication of all that Jung wrote and intended for publication. Thank you, Philemon Foundation, and congratulations on your accomplishments thus far!
We invite all those who value the work of C.G. Jung and appreciate its importance to our personal and collective journey, to join us by making a donation.
The Red Book
The landmark publication of C.G. Jung's The Red Book in the fall of 2009 ushered in a new era of Jungian study. In his ornate calligraphy and brilliant paintings, the rich literary nucleus of Jung's later works was made available to the public for the first time. This facsimile edition, published in its true size is an exquisite book. The Red Book Readers' Edition features Sonu Shamdasani's insightful introductory essay and the full translation of Jung's vital work in a conveniently smaller, beautifully produced, easy-to-read volume.
The Red Book is a complex and astounding journey with such wide-ranging influences as ancient mythologies, religious texts, Dante's Divine Comedy, Goethe's Faust and the works of Nietzsche. It is in this work that Jung first developed his principle theories of the archetypes, the collective unconscious, and the process of individuation that would transform psychotherapy from a practice concerned with the treatment of the sick into a means for the higher development of the personality.
Visit our club's Red Book page
, which includes a selection of the facsimile pages and a video interview with Sonu Shamdasani.
A percentage of all purchases made on Amazon.com through THIS LINK is donated back to the Philemon Foundation at no additional cost to you. Anything you buy, even electronics and home goods, supports the continued editing and translating of Jung's unpublished works. Thank you for your support!
Art is courtesy of the Erbengemeinschaft C.G. Jung
Thom Cavalli's latest book
The Secrets of Alchemical Transformation
Contrary to many great thinkers, the gods aren't dead – they transformed into archetypes. Chief among them is Osiris, nature spirit, God of the Dead and archetype of Regeneration. Dr. Cavalli uses the Osiris myth to describe this evolution of a god and the emergence of the modern psyche.
Read Thom Cavalli's book
Old Recipes for Living in a New World
Jung's alchemical writings are challenging to read, yet these works represent his magnum opus. Dr. Cavalli's book, Alchemical Psychology, provides a reader-friendly introduction to the Royal Art complete with copious quotes, explanations, exercises, history and images, and most important, instructions for using alchemy in your life and in conjunction with therapy.
Did you know
Through the Kieffer Frantz Clinic, the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles provides Jungian analysis and psychotherapy to adults unable to afford the standard fees of private practice. Clinical services for children are provided through the Hilde Kirsch Children's Center. Currently, there are a limited number of sliding scale openings available in offices located in Orange County and the South Bay area. Anyone interested in the clinic should call the Jung Institute at (310) 556-1193 for an application.
In addition, the Jung Institute has a list of Southern California certified Jungian analysts and candidates in-training on its website. Click HERE
The C.G. Jung Study Center of Southern California has a list of its analyst members at