The Minnesota Seminar in Jungian Studies will be accepting applications (through June 2018)  for the 2018-2019 year from persons wishing to engage in the serious study of Jungian psychology.  The seminar is designed for individuals who want 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 2018-2019 Seminar will offer the following courses:

  • Stuart Potter: Individuation and Jung’s Letters
  • Laraine Kurisko: Introduction to Alchemy through Edinger’s Anatomy of the Psyche
  • Gus Cwik: Relational Individuation
  • John Desteian: The Archetypal Structures and Dynamics of Relationships, Parts I and II
  • Jim Michel and Mary Ann Miller: The Self in Jung and Buddhism
  • Christine Downing: Nazis and Us
  • Greg Mogenson: Negation and Transformation in Jungian Psychotherapy: Jung, Hillman, Giegerich


The 2018-2019 Seminar will meet on the following weekends:

September 8-9, 2018

October 13-14, 2018

November 10-11, 2018

December  1-2, 2018

February 9-10, 2019

March 9-10, 2019

April 13-14, 2019

May 11-12, 2019

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. Click to view or download . . .

Seminar Application Form

Past Curricula

Faculty Bios 2018-2019

2018-2019 Course Descriptions