The Minnesota Seminar in Jungian Studies is a year-long seminar experience for persons interested engaging in the serious study of Jungian psychology.  The seminar is designed for individuals hoping to enrich their lives psychologically, for therapists seeking to enhance their skills analytically, and for those intending to apply for analytic training with the IRSJA (see below).  Drawing on the enormous body of work by Jung and post‑Jungians, the curriculum is challenging and stimulating in the rich tradition of depth psychology. The faculty consists of local and visiting analysts as well as Jungian scholars and experts in related fields. Enrollment is limited. Classes are held, usually at Macalester College, one weekend a month from September through May excepting January. Saturday classes meet from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a break for lunch. Sunday classes meet from 9:00 a.m. until noon. Tuition is $1,900; training candidates pay an additional $1,000.  Financial aid is available on a limited basis for persons with documented need.

The 2017-2018 Seminar will offer the following courses:

  • Jim Michel and Peggy Hanson: Jung’s Core Concepts: A Review and Discussion
  • Mark Winborn: Cultivating the Analytic Attitude: The Compass of Hermes and
    Analytic Therapy and the Metaphorical Mind
  • Liza Burr and Mary Ann Miller: Jung’s Tavistock Lectures: A Reading Course
  • Jacqueline Wright: Sex: The Flesh and Blood of It
  • Judith Savage: Primary Experience of the Symbol: Jung’s Red Book and Active Imagination
  • Medora Woods: Astrology: A Symbolic Perspective on Turbulent Times
  • Peggy Hanson: I Trow I Hung on that Windy Tree: The Necessity of Suspension  and
    Beyond Myers-Briggs: The Dynamics of Jung’s Typology
  • Laraine Kurisko: Curse, The Dark Face of God and the Road to Redemption: An Exploration of Jung’s “Archetype of Magical Effect”
  • Janet Muff: In a Dark Time, The Eye Begins to See: Trauma and the Constellation of Opposites from an Archetypal Perspective

The 2017-2018 Seminar will meet on the following weekends:

September  9-10, 2017
October 14-15, 2017
November 11-12, 2017
December  2-3, 2017
February 10-11, 2018
March 10-11, 2018
April 14-15, 2018
May 12-13, 2018

Case Colloquium: A case colloquium open to practicing clinicians in the seminar, and led by a core faculty member, meets every seminar Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. A fee of $240 is charged for the eight colloquium sessions.

The Minnesota Seminar in Jungian Studies is also a Training Seminar of the Inter‑Regional Society of Jungian Analysts (IRSJA), the largest analytic training institute in the United States. Anyone interested in learning more about training in the IRSJA through the Minnesota Seminar may contact the Local Training Coordinator, Jim Michel, M.A., L.P., at jamemichel@gmail.com or 612-250-3800.

Registration in the seminar is initially possible on a full‑time basis only. Part‑time attendance requires two years of prior full‑time status in the seminar. Further information and an application form, to be printed, completed, and mailed in, are available in PDF format below. To discuss the seminar in greater detail, you are welcome to contact the Seminar Coordinator, Peggy Hanson, Psy.D., L.P., at peglouhanson@gmail.com or 507-403-9413.

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Seminar Application Form

Listing of Past Seminar Courses

Faculty Biographies, 2017-2018 

Course Descriptions, 2017-2018