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    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.'

    Jung in Context 
    Freud: Development of Theory 
    Jung: Development of Theory 
    Discussion on Freud & Jung 
    Introduction to Object Relations Theory

    Study Day - Jung's Relevance Today

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

    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

    Topic: The Analytic Attitude and The Research Attitude - In Conflict or Complementary?

    Speaker: Richard Mizen

    Date: 1 December 2018

    Time: 10 am - 1 pm

    Venue: SAP

    Approaches to the Unconscious

    The Analytic Attitude 

    Transference & Countertransference

    Origins & Development of the Self

    Dreams, Imagination and Development of Symbolic Capacity

    Difficult Patients & Difficult Treatments

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

    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.

    2018-19.Transitions Prospectus.pdf2018-19.Transitions Prospectus.pdf

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

    18-19.Supervision Course Prospectus.T.pdf18-19.Supervision Course Prospectus.T.pdf