The New York Center for Jungian Studies has been bringing notable analysts, authors and teachers to present at its programs for over 25 years.
Allan Guggenbühl, PhD, psychologist and Jungian analyst in Zürich, is a professor at the University of Education of the State of Zürich, editor of the Jungian journal Gorgo, and director of the Institute for Conflict Management in Bern. He earned a PhD from the University of Zürich in education and psychology and a diploma in analytical psychology from the Jung Institute in Zürich. Well known for his innovative methods of Mythodrama, Dr. Guggenbuhl’s publications include, among others, Men, Power, and Myths: The Quest for Male Identity; and The Incredible Fascination of Violence.
Ann Belford Ulanov, M.Div, Ph.D. is an internationally known and practicing Jungian analyst in New York City; Professor Emerita of Psychology and Religion at Union Theological Seminary; and lecturer in the U.S. and abroad. She is the author of many books and articles, including Spiritual Aspects of Clinical Work; The Female Ancestors of Christ; The Living God and our Living Psyche; The Unshuttered Heart: Opening to Aliveness and Deadness in the Self; Madness & Creativity; and The Psychoid, Soul and Psyche: Piercing Space/Time Barriers. Additionally, with her late husband, Barry Ulanov, she authored The Healing Imagination, and Transforming Sexuality: The Archetypal World of Anima and Animus.
Arlene Landau, PhD, is a member of the Jung Institute of Los Angeles, Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and in private practice in Pacific Palisades, California. Dr. Landau holds a master’s degree in psychology and both a master’s and doctorate in mythological studies. She has lectured in Berlin, Bucharest, Cape Town, London, Zurich, and the United States. A veteran of film, television, and dance, she has been active in the teaching, analysis, and evaluation of candidates, and a film critic for the journal Psychological Perspectives.
Aryeh Maidenbaum, Ph.D., is a Jungian analyst and co-director of the New York Center for Jungian Studies. He received his doctorate from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and is a graduate of the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich. He is a contributor to and co-editor of Lingering Shadows: Jungians, Freudians and Anti-Semitism, editor and contributing author to Jung and the Shadow of Anti-Semitism, and a contributing author to Current Theories of Psychoanalysis. He taught Jungian psychology and was on the faculty of New York University for over 18 years. Among his other publications are The Search for Spirit in Jungian Psychology; Sounds of Silence; Psychological Types, Job Change, and Personal Growth; and Anti-Semitism: the Jungian Dilemma. Additionally, Aryeh Maidenbaum, in partnership with the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, organizes and leads Jewish Heritage Travel programs throughout the world.
Ashok Bedi, MD, is a Jungian psychoanalyst and a board-certified psychiatrist. He is a member of the Royal College of psychiatrists of Great Britain, a diplomat in Psychological Medicine at the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of England, and a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Bedi is also a Clinical Professor in Psychiatry at the Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee and a training analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago. His books include The Spiritual Paradox of Addiction, Crossing the Healing Zone, Awaken the Slumbering Goddess: The Latent Code of the Hindu Goddess Archetypes, Retire Your Family Karma: Decode Your Family Pattern and Find Your Soul Path and Path to the Soul. He is the liaison for the IAAP for developing Jungian training programs in India and travels annually to teach, train and consult with the Jungian Developing groups at several centers including Ahmedabad and Mumbai. Along with his wife Usha, he leads an annual “Jungian Encounter with the Soul of India” study group to several centers in India.
Carol S. Pearson, PhD, DMin, is the author of Persephone Rising: Awakening the Heroine Within (winner of a Nautilus Award Gold Medal), as well as The Hero Within, Awakening the Heroes Within, The Hero and the Outlaw, The Transforming Leader, and the Pearson-Marr Archetype Indicator. Her most recent professional roles include provost and then president of Pacifica Graduate Institute and director of the Burns Academy of Leadership at the University of Maryland.
Christine Downing, Ph.D., will be retiring this August after over 35 years of teaching at Pacifica Graduate Institute, primarily in its Mythological Studies program and lecturing frequently to Jungian groups around the country. Before her “encore career,” she taught at San Diego State University for almost twenty years and, concurrently, at the California School of Professional Psychology. Nevertheless, before retiring, what she most enjoyed doing was leading study tours to such destinations as Greece, Turkey, Sicily and most recently one she called Exploring Freud’s World. Among her many publications are The Goddess, Myths and Mysteries of Same-Sex Love; Women’s Mysteries; Gods in Our Midst; Psyche’s Sisters; Gleanings, and most recently, Mythopoetic Musings.
Colmán Ó Clabaigh is a monk of Glenstal Abbey and a medievalist specializing in the history of Irish monasticism. He is the author of many books and articles, including his monograph The Friars in Ireland, 1224–1540, which was awarded the 2013 Prize for Irish Historical Research by the National University of Ireland. Brother Ó Clabaigh’s current research focuses on the impact of religion on the human life cycle in medieval Ireland.
Connie Zweig, PhD, is a writer, and retired Jungian-oriented psychotherapist. In the past, she has contributed articles to Esquire magazine and the Los Angeles Times and holds a doctorate in Depth Psychology. Dr. Zweig has led seminars nationwide on meditation, spirituality, religious disillusionment and “shadow work.” She is co-author of Meeting the Shadow and Romancing the Shadow, and author of To Be A Woman, Meeting the Shadow of Spirituality, and the novel A Moth to the Flame: The Life Story of Sufi Poet Rumi. Her forthcoming book, The Inner Work of Age: How to Shift from Role to Soul, extends shadow-work into late life.
Cydny Urbina Rothe, MSW, is a Jungian analyst in Los Angeles with a practice that spans over 40 years. Losing her father at age 15 fostered lifetime sensitivity to the imminence of death as well as a passionate interest in the moments around dying. She has lectured and led workshops on the body in psychotherapy, films through a Jungian lens, racism from her perspective as a person of mixed ethnicity, and death.
David Merkowitz, PhD, has extensive experience in publishing, journalism, higher education, politics, and public policy. Early in his career, he taught literature, creative writing, and journalism at several major universities. He also has been a speechwriter for prominent elected officials and other leaders, as well as a consultant to numerous organizations and political campaigns. He holds a doctorate in American culture from the University of Michigan.
Dennis Patrick Slattery, PhD, has been teaching for 44 years, including the last 20 in the Mythological Studies program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in California where he holds the rank of distinguished professor. He is the author, coauthor, editor, or coeditor, of 22 books, including five volumes of poetry and one novel. He has also authored over 200 articles and book reviews. His most recent book is Bridge Work: Essays on Mythology, Literature and Psychology and he has recently completed editing the forthcoming Our Daily Breach: Exploring One’s Personal Myth Through Melville’s Moby-Dick.
Diana Rubin, LCSW, co-director of the New York Center for Jungian Studies, has organized and led Jungian Seminars and Study Tours for over 25 years. She currently has a private psychotherapy practice in New York City and New Paltz, New York, where she works with individuals and groups. A former staff psychotherapist at the Postgraduate Center for Mental Health’s Institute for the Performing Artist, her special interest is in the interface of psychotherapy and the creative process.
Donald Kalsched, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice in Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is the author of many journal articles and book chapters as well as two important books, The Inner World of Trauma; Archetypal Defenses of the Personal Spirit and Trauma and the Soul: A Psycho-Spiritual Approach to Human Development and its Interruption, both of which have been translated into many languages. Dr. Kalsched is a member of the C.G. Jung Institute of Santa Fe, a training analyst with the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, and an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. He teaches and lectures nationally and internationally on the subject of early trauma and its treatment.
Earl Collins, PhD, is a native of Belfast, where he studied philosophy and Byzantine Studies. For many years a Benedictine monk in Ireland, and for five years Abbot of the Dormitian Abbey in Jerusalem, and has lectured widely in Europe and the United States. A priest of the Church of England (currently Vicar of St John’s, Hove, and Officer for Clergy Development in the Diocese of Chichester), he is co-producer of The Glenstal Book of Prayer, and author of The Glenstal Book of Icons, and Meeting Christ in His Mysteries. Dr. Collins, who studied for two years at the Jung Institute in Zurich, is fascinated by the relationship between mysticism and Jungian psychology.
Erik Goodwyn, MD, holds bachelor’s degrees in physics and mathematics, a master’s in anatomy and neurobiology, and a medical degree from the University of Cincinnati. Currently on the faculty of the University of Louisville in the Department of Psychiatry, Dr. Goodwyn is the author of The Neurobiology of the Gods. An officer in the US Air Force for seven years, he has researched and written on the dreams of soldiers in combat zones as well as authored articles combining archetype theory with cognitive anthropology.
Evry Mann, MA is a percussionist, composer and writer who holds masters degrees in religious studies and in music composition. Founder of the Center for Creative Education -— a non-profit cultural center in Stone Ridge, New York — he was an artist in residence with the Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes in Mexico for six years, performing throughout the country. Ev has led over 50 trips to Cuba to study music, dance, and visual art, and authored the section on Music and Nightlife in Havana for the “Time Out” Guidebook. He has also studied traditional African music in Mali and Senegal and worked extensively with the Ballet Folklorico Cutumba of Santiago de Cuba.
Father Simon Sleeman, MA, earned a BA in psychology and philosophy at University College, Dublin, and MAs in theology and organizational development. Ordained in 1991, Father Simon was born in Berlin and educated at the Glenstal Abbey School. Headmaster of Glenstal’s Secondary School from 1991 to 1998 and bursar of Glenstal Abbey from 2000 to the present, he notes that “providential encounters with psychotherapy, poetry, and alternative philosophies have helped me to forge another understanding of life.”
Gary D. Astrachan, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice in Portland, Maine. He is a faculty member and supervising and training analyst at the C.G. Jung Institutes in Boston and in Switzerland, and he lectures and teaches widely throughout North America, Latin America, and Europe. A founding member of the C.G. Jung Center of Brunswick, Maine, he is the author of numerous scholarly articles in professional journals and books. His most recent book is Naming the Gods: Cy Twombly’s Passionate Poiesis.
Gary Trosclair, DMA, LCSW, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in New York City and Westchester County, NY. He is president of the New York Association for Analytical Psychology and serves on the faculty of the Jung Institute of New York. He is the author of I’m Working On It in Therapy: How to Get the Most Out of Psychotherapy; and of the blog The Healthy Compulsive Project. His new book, The Healthy Compulsive Project: Taking the Wheel of the Driven Personality, will be published this year.
Henry Abramovitch, PhD, founding president and senior training analyst of the Israel Institute of Jungian Psychology, is a professor at Tel Aviv University Medical School, as well as former president of the Israel Anthropological Association and co-facilitator of the Interfaith Encounter Group. He supervises “Routers” in the IAAP Developing Groups in Poland and Russia. Dr. Abramovitch is the author of Brothers and Sisters: Myth and Reality (published in English, Hebrew, and Russian) and the forthcoming Therapy as Performance Art. His passions are poetry, dream groups, and the holy city of Jerusalem.
James Hollis, Ph.D., is a Zürich-trained Jungian analyst with a practice in Washington DC., where he is also executive director of the Jung Society of Washington. He is the author of 16 books that have been translated into 18 languages. An internationally acclaimed analyst, Dr. Hollis is former executive director of the Jung Educational Center of Houston, professor of Jungian Studies at Saybrook University, and vice president emeritus of the Philemon Foundation. His books include The Eden Project: In Search of the Magical Other; Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life; Living a More Considered Life; The Middle Passage; Hauntings: Dispelling the Ghosts Who Run Our Lives; Mythologems: What Matters Most; Living an Examined Life: Wisdom for the Second Half of the Journey; and Living Between Worlds: Finding Personal Resilience in Changing Times.
Jan Bauer, MA, is a Jungian analyst with degrees in literature from the Sorbonne and in adult education from Boston University. A graduate of the C. G. Jung Institute in Zurich, she lives and practices in Montreal and teaches Jung groups throughout the U.S. and Canada. Former chair of admissions and director of training for the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, Ms. Bauer has written several works, including Alcoholism and Women and Impossible Love.
Janis M. Maxwell, PhD, is a training analyst and member of the faculty of the C.G. Jung Institute in Zürich, where she is involved in training analysts to use music in their practice. She has served as President and Director of Training of the Philadelphia Jung Institute as well as Director of Training for the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts.
Jean Shinoda Bolen, MD, is a psychiatrist, Jungian analyst, an internationally known speaker and author of thirteen influential books which have been published in over one hundred foreign editions and include Tao of Psychology, Goddesses in Everywoman, Gods in Everyman, Ring of Power, Crossing to Avalon, Close to the Bone, Goddesses in Older Women, Crones Don’t Whine, The Millionth Circle, Like A Tree, Urgent Message From Mother, Moving Toward the Millionth Circle, and Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman. Dr. Bolen is a Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, a past Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the University of California San Francisco, and a former board member of the Ms. Foundation for Women, the Association for Transpersonal Psychology, and the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco. She is a 2020-21 Lifetime Achievement Award honoree from Marquis Who’s Who.
Jeanne Bresciani, Ph.D. is Artistic Director of the Isadora Duncan International Institute and director of its Certificate Program in Myth, Movement and Travel. Former faculty member at New York University, she has lectured, performed, and led workshops internationally, including at the British Museum, the Delphi Museum in Greece, and New York’s Lincoln Center. A former Fulbright Scholar, she performs internationally and is a choreographer and creator of festivals, specializing in dance, myth and movement studies.
Jeffrey Raff, PhD, Jungian analyst in private practice in Denver since 1976, is a graduate of the Jung Institute of Zurich. A highly acclaimed author and Jungian analyst, he is the former president of the Jung Institute of Colorado, where he is currently a training analyst. Dr. Raff has been studying alchemy as well as the esoteric spiritual tradition for over 50 years. In addition to lecturing all over the country, he is the author of numerous articles and several books, including Jung and the Alchemical Imagination, The Wedding of Sophia, and The Practice of Ally Work. Dr. Raff is delighted to be returning to Jung on the Hudson.
Joanne Wieland Burston, PhD, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in Munich, Germany. A graduate of the Jung Institute in Zurich, Dr. Wieland teaches at the International Seminar for Analytical Psychology in Zurich, and the Jung Institute in Munich. Dr. Wieland has lectured internationally, and is the author of articles on many subjects, including the psychological importance of grandparents. Her books, Chaos and Order in the World of the Psyche and Contemporary Solitude: The Joy and Pain of Being Alone, have been translated into many languages.
Joe Cambray, PhD, is president/CEO and provost at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Past president of the International Association for Analytical Psychology, he was U.S. editor of The Journal of Analytical Psychology and a faculty member at Harvard Medical School, Department of Psychiatry. Currently living in Santa Barbara, California, Dr. Cambray is a Jungian analyst and former president of the Jung Institute of Boston. His numerous publications include Synchronicity: Nature and Psyche in an Interconnected Universe; a newly edited volume, with Leslie Sawin, Research in Analytical Psychology: Applications from Scientific, Historical, and Cross-Cultural Research; and Analytical Psychology: Contemporary Perspectives in Jungian Psychology, coedited with Linda Carter.
John Hill, MA, earned a diploma in analytical psychology from the Jung Institute of Zurich, where he served for many years as training analyst, and degrees in philosophy from the University of Dublin and Catholic University. He has a private practice in Zurich and is a training analyst at ISAP-Zurich. Born and raised in Ireland and a graduate of the Glenstal Abbey School, he has published, among others works, “Celtic Myth,” “Dreams,” “Christian Mysticism,” and At Home in the World: Sounds and Symmetries of Belonging.
John Peck, PhD, Jungian analyst, lives and works in Brunswick, Maine. A poet and author, he has taught at Princeton University, Mount Holyoke College, and the University of Zurich. Dr. Peck edits and translates for the Philemon Foundation—collaboratively on The Red Book and currently on The Black Books of Jung. He is final editor for Jung’s Dream Interpretation Ancient and Modern: Notes from the Seminar Given in 1936–1941. Dr. Peck’s honors include fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and an award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Josephine Evetts-Secker, B.A, M.Phil., is a graduate of the University of London. Trained at the C.G. Jung Institute, Zurich, for many years she taught at the Canadian University of Calgary, retiring with Emerita status to return to England in 1997. A founder of the Calgary Jung Society, she is Co-Chair of AGAP (a Jungian Training institute in Zurich) and IHAP (a London Training group). In private practice in Whitby, Yorkshire she also lectures at Jungian training groups in Canada and the U.S. Her publications include edited volumes of fairy tales and published poetry, and various articles on literature and psychology. She gave the 2011 Zurich Jung Lectures, based on her book: At Home in the Language of the Soul: Exploring Jungian Discourse and Psyche’s Grammar of Transformation.
Lara Newton, M.A. is a senior Jungian Analyst in private practice in Denver. President of the C.G. Jung Society of Colorado (in Denver) since 1996, she is Director of Training for the C.G. Jung Institute of Colorado. Lara earned a masters degree in English literature before studying at the Jung Institute in Zurich (1980). She then returned to the U.S., completed a masters degree in psychology and resumed her formal Jungian training with the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analyst from which she received her diploma as a Jungian analyst in 1993. Lara’s thesis for IRSJA was on the brother-sister relationship with a focus on animus development in women who had been deeply affected by their relationships with their brothers. Work on that writing began in the late 1980’s, culminating in her book titled, Brothers and Sisters: Discovering the Psychology of Companionship. Her most recent studies have focused on Jung’s work with alchemy, the female alchemist known as Maria Prophetissa, and Celtic Mythology.
Lionel Corbett, M.D., trained in medicine and psychiatry in England and as a Jungian Analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago. A professor of Depth Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California, he is the author of five books: Psyche and the Sacred: Spirituality Beyond Religion, The Religious Function of the Psyche; The Sacred Cauldron: Psychotherapy as a Spiritual Practice; The Soul in Anguish: Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Suffering; and Understanding Evil: A Psychotherapists Guide, and co-editor of several volumes of collected papers: Psyche’s Stories, Depth Psychology: Meditations in the Field, Psychology at the Threshold, and Jung and Aging. He is a Founding Member and Executive Director of Psyche and the Sacred: A Contemplative Community.
Lyn Mather, MA, is an artist and a Jungian-oriented art therapist whose practice emphasizes active imagination, dream interpretation and eco-arts. She regularly facilitates workshops themed on the imaginal, the mythopoetic, and the symbolic. With her husband Mathew, she co-pioneered a certificate course on Jungian psychology with art therapy. A current project is “Art and Psyche Ireland,” a networking platform that focuses on the role of the emergent unconscious, the creative imagination, and process work.
Manisha Roy, PhD, is an anthropologist and Jungian analyst on the faculty of the Jung Institute of Boston. In private practice in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Dr. Roy, who writes in English and in Bengali, is the author of eight books and coeditor of three as well as having written more than fifty articles. Her publications include novels, a collection of short stories, and memoirs (including My Four Homes, in English).
Margaret Klenck, MDiv, LP, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in New York. A graduate of Union Theological Seminary, she is president of the Jungian Psychoanalytic Association in New York, where she teaches and supervises trainees. Ms. Klenck has lectured and taught nationally and internationally. Her most recent publications are two books in which she is a featured interviewee: Visible Mind: Movies, Modernity and the Unconscious, by Christopher Hauke; and There’s a Mystery There: The Primal Vision of Maurice Sendak, by Jonathan Cott. Before becoming an analyst, Ms. Klenck had a 20-year acting career, appearing on stage, television, and film.
Mark Patrick Hederman, former abbot of Glenstal Abbey, has been a monk of Glenstal Abbey for over 40 years. Founding editor of The Crane Bag Journal of Irish Studies, he spent the first years of the new century wandering in search of the Holy Spirit, allowing inspiration and coincidence to lead him. Among his many publications are Walkabout: Life as Holy Spirit; Kissing the Dark: Connecting with the Unconscious; Underground Cathedrals; Dancing with Dinosaurs; and, his most recent, The Opal and the Pearl.
Marlene Frantz is a Jungian analyst and an artist. Her private practice in Santa Monica, California, includes individual and group work as well as supervision. A certified group psychotherapist, Ms. Frantz has lectured on creativity, grief, and equine therapy and has led workshops on the creative process, dreams, and rebuilding one’s life after loss. She has contributed articles and been a featured artist in Psychological Perspectives, the journal of the Los Angeles Jung Institute.
Mary Dougherty, MFA, ATR, NCPsyA, is a Jungian psychoanalyst and art psychotherapist in private practice. She teaches at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago and nationally on the clinical uses of image-making as active imagination and the impact of Jung’s thought on creative development and artistic production. Her special interest is on the symbolic function of art-making on the life of the maker.
Mathew Mather, PhD, is a graduate of the University of Essex, a lecturer at Limerick School of Art and Design, and course director of the Certificate in Jungian Psychology with Art Therapy. Dr. Mather regularly presents at international conferences, is a guest lecturer at ISAP-Zurich, and is interested in dream interpretation, synchronicity, art, alchemy, and astrology. He is the author of The Alchemical Mercurius: Esoteric Symbol of Jung’s Life and Works.
Michael Gibbons, one of Ireland’s most respected archaeologists, is highly acclaimed for his ongoing fieldwork in Connemara. A popular presenter, he has lectured worldwide, including at Oxford, Cambridge, the National Geographic Society, and the Smithsonian. Author of Connemara: Visions of Iar Chonnacht, as well as numerous articles and reports, he is a member of the Institute of Archaeologists of Ireland, the Croagh Patrick archaeological research team, and the Heritage Council of Ireland.
Michael Meade, DHL, is a renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology. He combines hypnotic storytelling, street-savvy perceptiveness, and spellbinding interpretations of ancient myths with a deep knowledge of cross-cultural rituals. He is the author of Awakening the Soul: A Deep Response to a Troubled World, The Genius Myth, Fate and Destiny: The Two Agreements of The Soul, Why the World Doesn’t End, and The Water of Life: Initiation and the Tempering of the Soul. He is editor, with James Hillman and Robert Bly, of Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart. He is also the creator of the Living Myth podcast. Meade is founder and Director of Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, a nonprofit network of artists, activists, and community builders that encourages greater understanding between diverse peoples.
Monika Wikman, PhD, is a Jungian analyst and astrologer. Author of Pregnant Darkness: Alchemy and the Rebirth of Consciousness, she has also contributed chapters, articles and poems to numerous publications. A graduate of the Jung–Von Franz Center for Depth Psychology in Zurich, she taught for many years in the graduate department at California State University, Los Angeles, and was a dream researcher at UCSD Medical Center on “Dreams of the Dying.” She hosts a non-profit project under Earthways.org, The Center for Alchemical Studies, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Ten different podcasts with Monika on various topics can be found at Shrinkrapradio.com and SpeakingofJung.com
Morgan Stebbins, MDiv, LMSW, DMin, LP, is a supervising analyst, faculty member, and former President and Director of Training at the Jungian Psychoanalytic Association in New York, where he also maintains a private practice. Holding a doctorate in Religious Studies and Hermeneutics, he began his Zen training at the San Francisco Zen Center where he was also a monastic resident. He has written on symbol formation, dreams, the role of mindfulness in analysis, the meaning of compulsion, and the archetypal psychology of Buddhist sutras and precepts.
Nóirín Ní Riain, PhD, an acclaimed spiritual singer, has introduced the Dalai Lama at official occasions in Ireland and elsewhere. A theologian, musicologist, and recording artist who was awarded the first doctorate in theology from the University of Limerick, she has written several books, including Listen with the Ear of the Heart: An Autobiography; and Theosony: Towards a Theology of Listening. Dr. Ní Riain was ordained a minister in 2017 with One Spirit Interfaith Seminary in London.
Padraig McIntyre, is a baker, singer, and monk since 2010 at Glenstal Abbey, where he heads the hospitality team. He recently earned an MA in ritual chant and song from the University of Limerick—taking electives in dance, the wisdom of the body moving, and religious song from the Irish tradition.
Pittman McGehee, DD, lecturer and educator in psychology and religion, is a widely published author, poet, and essayist. A practicing Jungian analyst in Austin, Texas, he was formerly Carolyn Fay Adjunct Lecturer in Analytical Psychology at the University of Houston, and faculty member at the Jung Institute in Zurich. His many publications include The Invisible Church: Finding Spirituality Where You Are, Raising Lazarus: The Science of Healing the Soul, and The Paradox of Love.
Raymond P. Scheindlin, PhD, recently retired professor of Hebrew Literature at the Jewish Theological Seminary, is a former Guggenheim Fellow. Dr. Scheindlin’s main field of research has been the encounter of Hebrew and Arabic cultures in Spain, especially as embodied in the poetry of the two traditions. His books on medieval Hebrew poetry — Wine, Women, and Death: Medieval Hebrew Poems on the Good Life, dealing with secular poetry; and The Gazelle: Medieval Hebrew Poems on God, Israel, and the Soul, reflect both the academic and the literary aspects of his career. He is the author of a widely-used textbook, A Short History of the Jewish People and co-editor of The Literature of Al-Andalus. His most recent book is The Song of the Distant Dove: Judah Halevi’s Pilgrimage.
Sanford L. Drob, PhD, is on the core faculty of the doctoral program in clinical psychology at Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, California, and served for many years as director of psychological assessment and senior forensic psychologist at Bellevue Hospital in New York. He holds PhDs in philosophy and clinical psychology and is the author of four books on the interface between Jewish mysticism, theology, and philosophy, including Kabbalah and Postmodernism: A Dialogue; Kabbalistic Visions: C. G. Jung and Jewish Mysticism; and Reading the Red Book: A ematic Guide to C. G. Jung’s Liber Novus.
Stephen A. Martin, PsyD, a graduate of the C. G. Jung Institute in Zurich, has been in private practice in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, for over 35 years. Cofounder and president emeritus of the Philemon Foundation and the Philadelphia Association of Jungian Analysts, Dr. Martin is a leading expert on twentieth-century decorative arts, focusing on British decorative arts of Art Nouveau and the Arts and Crafts period. Editor of definitive monographs on British artist Archibald Knox, Dr. Martin has been guided by Hermes in many guises over the years, for which he is most grateful.
Susan M. Tiberghien living in Geneva, Switzerland, has been teaching Jungian writing workshops for twenty-five years in Europe and the USA. With a degree in Philosophy and English and graduate studies at the Université de Grenoble and the C.G. Jung Institute in Küsnacht, she has authored seven books, including Looking for Gold; Writing Toward Wholeness; and Circling to the Center. She recently recorded master classes for the Jung Society of Washington as well as a series of webinars for the International Women’s Writing Guild.
Sylvia Brinton Perera, MA, is a renowned Jungian analyst who lives, practices, and works in New York City and Burlington, Vermont. She is a faculty member of the New York Jung Institute and she lectures and has led workshops internationally. Her notable publications include Descent to the Goddess: A Way of Initiation for Women, The Scapegoat Complex: Towards a Mythology of Shadow and Guilt, Dreams: A Portal to the Source, Celtic Queen Maeve and Addiction: An Archetypal Perspective; and The Irish Bull God: Image of Multiform and Integral Masculinity.
Thomas Elsner, JD, MA, is a certified Jungian analyst with the C. G. Jung Study Center of Southern California and faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute. He left the practice of law to train as an analyst at the Jung–von Franz Center for Depth Psychology in Zurich. Steeped in folklore, alchemy, and the work with dreams from a depth-psychological point of view, Dr. Elsner has brought this material to classes at Pacifica as well as presentations in England, Ireland, and throughout the United States. His forthcoming book deals with Coleridge’s “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner” in relationship to the new myth of our time.
Veronica Goodchild, PhD, is Professor Emerita at Pacifica Graduate Institute, where she was a core faculty member for over sixteen years. Among the courses she taught were Jungian Psychology, Alchemy, and Depth Psychology and the Sacred. An affiliate member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, Dr. Goodchild has trained at the Jung-Von Franz Center for Depth Psychology and has been a practicing Jungian psychotherapist for more than thrity-five years. Her publications include Eros and Chaos: The Sacred Mysteries; Dark Shadows of Love; and Songlines of the Soul: Pathways to a New Vision for a New Century.
Yoram Bilu is a professor emeritus of anthropology and psychology at the Hebrew University. His research interests include the anthropology of religion (focusing on saint worship, messianism, and religious healing), culture and mental health, the sanctification of space in Israel, and Moroccan Jewish culture. Professor Bilu served as the chair of the department of psychology and the head of the Authority for Doctoral Students, both at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, and as the president of the Israeli Anthropological Association. He has been a visiting professor at several American Universities. In 2013, he received the Israel Prize (most prestigious award in Israel) in sociology and anthropology. In 2015 he was elected to the Israeli Academy of the Sciences. His publications include many articles in important journals and two books published in English: Without Bounds: The Life and Death of Rabbi Ya’aqov Wazana, Detroit: Wayne State University Press and The Saints’ Impresarios: Dreamers, Healers, and Holy Men in Israel’s Urban Periphery.