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    Available courses

    This is a once monthly on-going learning experience programme

    "The creation of something new is not accomplished by the intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity. The creative mind plays with the objects it loves." Carl Jung

    This exciting programme aims to meet the following interests of participants:

    • On-going personal development and exploration with like-minded people through exploring Analytical Psychology
    • Exploring the possibility of applying for the NEW twice weekly psychodynamic psychotherapy training or the Adult Analytic training
    • General exploration of concepts in Analytical Psychology through reading, discussion, debate, process and experience


    This course introduces key Jungian and Post–Jungian concepts in analytical psychology through a series of seminars presented by analyst members of the SAP and by selected guest speakers. Each seminar includes opportunities for discussion in both main- and small-group settings, the latter being facilitated by analyst members of the SAP.'

    Models of Defence - Dissociation; Disturbances
    Borderline States
    Body & Somatisation
    Working with Depressed Patients
    Study Day -  Narcissism



    'On not knowing beforehand'


    Transference: Total and/or Partial Solution

    Early Psychic States


    Fordham's Model

    Primary Self - Deintegration, etc

    Early Psychosomatic Disturbances

    Study Day: Working with Images of Mother & Child in Infancy

    The Psychology of Transference

    Aims of Analysis

    The Personality of the Analyst

    The Analytic Attitude

    Approaches to the Analytic Relationship

    Assessment, Diagnosis and the Analytic Relationship

    Approaching Interpretation

    The Transcendent Function and Synchronicity 
    Working with Symbols, Metaphors and Images 
    Unum Mundum: The Imaginal Field
    Social Dreaming
    Classic and Archetypal approach to Working with Dreams 
    Amplification & Active Imagination
    Analytical Psychology and Spirituality

    Study Day - A Developmental approach to working with Dreams

    Difficult Patients and Difficult Treatments

    Diversity: Contemporary Themes on Clinical Practice

    Transference & Countertransference

    Trauma in the Consulting Room

    What Works for Whom: Psychotherapy in a Wider Context (The Role and Use of Research in Clinical Work)

    Elizabeth Urban and Alessandra Cavalli discuss Michael Fordham and his contributions to early-infancy psychoanalysis.

    This unique course is designed for practising clinicians (psychoanalysts, psychotherapists and counsellors) who wish to deepen their clinical understanding and are particularly interested in the Jungian approach practised at the Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP).

    The workshop will explore specific manifestations of transference and countertransference that we encounter in our consulting room. A special focus will be on the somatic expressions of countertransference, in relation to so-called “un-repressed unconscious” and proto-mental contents that are still unthinkable, as well as to how and when the transference can and should be interpreted according to specific clinical situations and different therapeutic settings, via the accurate working through of the countertransference.  The workshop will be particularly focused on the ways a mind can be developed out of unthinkable elements.

    The workshop will explore manifestations of obsessive-compulsive behaviours and their interrelatedness with depression and thinking disorders, as well as of phobias and anxiety.

    A psychodynamic/psychoanalytic supervision course with a Jungian orientation in two strands

    20-21.Supervision Course Prospectus.pdf20-21.Supervision Course Prospectus.pdf

    A modular CPD clinical training course in working with 18-25 year olds

    With limited therapeutic services available to this transitional age group in the UK, there is increasing pressure and demand on therapists in private practice and charities to treat patients within this group.  This course has been developed to further the therapist's skill and support when working with this challenging developmental stage.

    20-21.Transitions Prospectus.pdf20-21.Transitions Prospectus.pdf