Jungian consultation group forming Fall 2012 (see PDF)

Jungian oriented consultation group
Using Jungian & Post-Jungian thought to understand our work with clients
Collaborative and inclusive
We will work in a manner that encourages us to think together, bringing out
the collective wisdom of the group as well as beginner’s mind allowing for
creative discovery.
We will look into such concepts as:
Individuation, the unique focus of Jungian work
Parallel process1
Therapeutic relationship 2
Analytic interaction3
Archetype, complex, synchronicity and typology
Techniques such as active imagination, dream work, dreaming-body.
We will work with our case material to understand what we are experiencing
with clients and where we are going with them.
Two Tuesdays per month
9:00 to 10:30 am
My office near Bitter Lake
No more than 6 members
$60.00 per session
Practicing since 1980, Walter’s orientation for therapy, consultation and supervision combines Humanistic and Jungian approaches. He teaches in Antioch University Seattle’s Masters in Psychology program. As a licensed mental health counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist and an approved supervisor in the state of Washington, he sees clients, consultees and supervisees in private practice. He maintains studies and practices in: alchemy as a symbolic practice of transformation, creative processes, psychotherapy’s roles and meanings in socio-­‐political contexts, and conscious connection to transpersonal experience. As a member of Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Studies, he consults, pro bono, for therapists seeing clients for NWAPS‘s clinic. He is actively involved in and past president of the Jungian Psychotherapist Association. And is also a member of the Association for Humanistic Psychology, Washington Mental Health Counselor’s Association, and Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility. www.waltermcgerry.com
(1) Heuer, G, (2009) Spooky Action at a Distance, Parallel Processes in Jungian Analysis and Supervision. In Mathers, D. (ed.), Vision and Supervision. Jungian and Post-­‐Jungian Perspectives. NY, Routledge. (2) Young-­‐Eisendrath, P, (2004) What’s Love Got To Do With It? In Subject to Change: Jung, Gender and Subjectivity in Psychoanalysis. Chapter 13, (3) Goodheart, W (1980). Theory of Analytic Interaction. In San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal. Vol. 1 (4), pp. 2-­‐39