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Philadelphia Jungian Professional Club


The Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists,

The Human Services Center


Jung and Buddhism; Refining the Dialogue

Date:              Friday, Nov. 6th 2009   

             The Ethical Society Building
                      1906 S. Rittenhouse Square
                      Philadelphia, Pa.19103
                      (215-450-9941; Marionís cell)

Time:              Registration:  12:30 p.m. Enrollment limited. (Light lunch               provided.)       

         1:00pm to 5:00pm


Presenter:       Polly Young-Eisendrath, PhD

An internationally renowned psychologist and Jungian psychoanalyst whose work on the connections between Jungian psychology and Buddhism is particularly esteemed, Dr. Young-Eisendrath is a Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at the University of Vermont and Clinical Supervisor and Consultant on Leadership Development at Norwich University. She has published thirteen books translated into twenty languages, including The Resilient Spirit, Women and Desire, The Self-Esteem Trap: Raising Confident and Compassionate Kids in an Age of Self-Importance, and The Cambridge Companion to Jung (edited with Terence Dawson and available in a newly revised edition). She has also authored numerous articles and chapters. She is engaged in a full time practice in Central Vermont and is a long-time practitioner of Zen Buddhism and Vipassana.


Program Objectives:

  1. Describe the Buddhist and Jungian psychoanalytic views of self, selves and no-self.

  2. Identify ways that Buddhist understanding of self and suffering can be used in analytic psychotherapy and psychoanalysis.

  3. Respond to Jungís criticisms of Buddhism and Buddhist practice for Westerners.

  4. Understand a developmental model of subjective and intersubjective life.

Registration Fee: $125.

CE Credits: Continuing Education Credits are available for psychologists and social workers from the Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists. Add $20 to registration fee. This program is cosponsored by Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists and the Philadelphia Jungian Professional Club. The Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education for psychologists. The Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
This program provides Four (4) Hours of CE Credits for psychologists and social workers.

Mail registration to: PPS c/o Dr. Marion Rudin Frank
                             250 S. 17th Street, Suite 101,

                             Phila. Pa. 19103 (215-545-7800)

www.thejungclub.com for registration form and additional information