In honor of both our internationally recognized faculty, students and the increasingly international focus of our work, we are pleased to announce our name change to: Assisi Institute: The International Center for the Study of Archetypal Patterns. To honor this transition, we'd like to invite you to the Assisi Vision Lectures, a teleseminar series featuring leaders and scholars of the International Communities whose work furthers our understanding and appreciation of Psyche and the global significance of archetypal patterns.
February 18, 2016
Bollingen: A Glimpse into Jung's Inner World
Eduardo Carvallo, Venezuelan psychiatrist and Jungian analyst trained in Archetypal Psychology under Rafael López-Pedraza. Member and current president of the Venezuelan Society of Jungian Analysts.
Since 2006, he has traveled Latin America participating in the IAAP Routers Training Program as supervisor and analyst.
For the last 20 years, he has been a scholar and speaker specializing in Cultural, Archetypal and Symbolism themes. Living in exile in Colombia due to the Venezuelan political crisis
March 24, 2016
Artistic Intuition and the Psychoid Imagination
Joseph Cambray, Ph.D
Joe Cambray, PhD is the Provost at Pacifica Graduate Institute; he is Past-President of the International Association for Analytical Psychology; has served as the U.S. Editor for The Journal of Analytical Psychology and is on various editorial boards.
He was a faculty member at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Psychiatry at Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Psychoanalytic Studies; and former President of the C.G. Jung Institute of Boston.
Dr. Cambray is a Jungian analyst now living in the Santa Barbara area of California. His numerous publications include the book based on his Fay Lectures: Synchronicity: Nature and Psyche in an Interconnected Universe and a volume edited with Linda Carter, Analytical Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives in Jungian Psychology. He has published numerous papers in a range of international journals.
April 14, 2016
A Flourishing of Feminine Mysticism and the Renewal of Medieval Society: Its Meaning and Implications
Caterina Vezzoli is an Italian Jungian Analyst, Member IAAP, AGAP, CIPA Southern Institute; Training Analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute and at CIPA S.I.; Visiting Supervisor in Tunisia in the IAAP Routers Training Program, Liaison person for the Malta Developing group. She is on the Board of Director of the
Philemon Foundation. She is on the Editorial Board of Enkelados, Rivista Italiana di Psicologia Analitica.
Her interest in female studies, dating back to the years of her University training and feminist early campaigns, has now developed in a more mature understanding of the intrinsic values of women contribution to spirituality in the process of renewal of society.
May 26, 2016
Living on the Shaky Edge of Ecological Change and Shifting Boundaries: A Turning Point
Susannah Benson, Ph.D
Susan Benson, PhD has a diverse background as academic, researcher and counsellor. She has qualifications and experience in education, academic research, publishing, social ecology and transpersonal counselling. Dr. Benson has studied, worked and lived in the United States, Europe and Asia, and holds a doctorate from the University of Western Sydney, College of Arts, Education & Social Sciences, School of Social Ecology and Lifelong Learning.
Dr. Benson is a Board member and current President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD), and is the Founding President of Dream Network Australia Inc.
Her academic interests are in the areas of dream work; transpersonal psychology, consciousness studies, social ecology and qualitative research. She has served at senior lecturer and management level at the Australian National Center for English Language Teaching and Research as well as fulfilled a leadership role for several not-for-profit community groups. In her current work as educator, researcher, writer, she values a discovery-based approach to learning, and is passionate about exploring creative processes through dreams, stories, myths and imagery. In this capacity, she currently offers workshops, counsels individual clients, develops learning programs and leads dream groups.
June 16, 2016
Will Watson's Grandchild Write Poetry?
Erel Shalit, Ph.D
Dr. Erel Shalit is a Jungian psychoanalyst in Tel Aviv. He is a past President of the Israel Society of Analytical Psychology, founding Director of the Jungian Analytical Psychotherapy Program at Bar Ilan University, and past Director of the Shamai Davidson Community Mental Health Clinic, at the Shalvata Psychiatric Centre in Israel.
He is the author of several books The Cycle of Life: Themes and Tales of the Journey; Enemy, Cripple & Beggar: Shadows in the Hero’s Path; The Complex: Path of Transformation from Archetype to Ego; The Hero and His Shadow: Psychopolitical Aspects of Myth and Reality in Israel, and the novella Requiem: A Tale of Exile and Return; and with Nancy Swift Furlotti, he has edited The Dream and its Amplification.
He is the editor of Jacob and Esau: On the Collective Symbolism of the Brother Motif, a previously unpublished book by Erich Neumann, and Turbulent Times, Creative Minds - Erich Neumann and C.G. Jung in Relationship, co-edited with Murray Stein, as well as the author of a forthcoming book on The Human Soul in Transition, at the Dawn of a New Era.