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James Hollis, Ph.D. - Haunting: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives
Good Shepherd Center, Chapel (4th floor)
Seattle, WA
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Friday Oct 18, 2013 7:00 PM - Friday Oct 18, 2013 9:00 PM | $20.00 - $30.00


James Hollis, Ph.D. - Haunting: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives
C.G. Jung Society, Seattle Presents:

Lecture: Friday, October 18th

James Hollis, Ph.D. - Haunting:
Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives

Our ancestors believed in ghosts, and perhaps they were not far off the mark as so much of daily life is driven by invisible psychic forces, archaic agendas, and imperious admonitions and prohibitions, all the more powerful because they operate unconsciously. What are the features of such "hauntings," and how might we gain some further foothold on a more conscious conduct of life?

Literary and case studies will illustrate the presence of "hauntings" in people's lives. Please bring notepad and pen upon which to reflect on the invisible powers, which govern your daily life.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the replicative nature of "complexes," and their implications for therapy.

2. Track from behavioral patterns, the narrative threads that run through a person's history.

3. Discern ways to identify manifestations of the unconscious in the midst of biographical detail.

4. Gain a greater appreciation for the role of affect-laden ideas to generate patterns.

5. Identify the place of "secrets," and stories untold in the shame-based sources of patient behavior.

James Hollis' new book will be available for purchase at both events.

Presenter Bio:
James Hollis, Ph.D., is a Zurich-trained Jungian analyst in private practice in Houston, Texas. Internationally acclaimed analyst and author, Dr. Hollis is former Executive Director of the Jung Educational Center of Houston and professor of Jungian Studies at Saybrook University, San Francisco, California. Additionally, he is retired Senior Training Analyst for the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, first Director of the Philadelphia Jung Institute, and President Emeritus of the Philemon Foundation. Among his publications are numerous articles and fourteen books (some of which have been translated into sixteen languages), including The Eden Project: In Search of the Magical Other; Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life; What Matters Most: Living a More Considered Life The Middle Passage; and most recently, Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives.

CEU Certificates:
Lecture only $10
Workshop only $10
Lecture & Workshop $15

Note: those who wish to attend both Friday's lecture and Saturday's workshop must register for each separately.


Good Shepherd Center, Chapel (4th floor) (View)
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N.
Seattle, WA 98103
United States

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Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


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C.G. Jung Society, Seattle
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