Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture and Spring Journal Books

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Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist, marriage and family therapist, and the founding president of Pacifica Graduate Institute. For more than 35 years he has explored the power of dreams through the study of depth psychology and the pursuit of his own research. He has collaborated with many masters in the field, including Joseph Campbell, Marion Woodman, Robert Johnson, and James Hillman; as well as native elders worldwide. Dr. Aizenstat has conducted hundreds of dreamwork seminars throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. He lives with his wife and three children in Santa Barbara, California. He is the author of Dreamtending (Spring Journal Books, 2009) and co-editor of Imagination & Medicine: The Future of Healing in an Age of Neuroscience (Spring Journal Books, 2009).

Paul W. Ashton, is a psychiatrist and Jungian analyst living in Cape Town, South Africa. He has lectured and written on mythology, art, and psychology. He is the author of From the Brink: Experiences of the Void from a Depth Psychological Perspective (London: Karnac Press, 2007) and Evocations of Absence: Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Void States (Spring Journal Books, 2007). He has given numerous lectures including: “In the Beginning: Myths and Legends of the Creation” (2006); and “Art and the Void: An Illustrated Exploration of Void States (2002) a lecture developed and modified for presentation at the 2004 IAAP Congress in Barcelona, Spain under the title “Much Ado About Nothing”; and “Honey I Killed the Kids” (2001) an illustrated lecture on Medea and filicide, published in Mantis (the Jungian Journal published by SAAJA, The Southern African Association of Jungian Analysts). He is co-editor of Music and Psyche: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Explorations (Spring Journal Books, 2010).

Jerome S. Bernstein, M.A., NCPsyA., is a Jungian analyst in private practice in Santa Fe, New Mexico and the author of Living in the Borderland: The Evolution of Consciousness and the Challenge of Healing Trauma. He is the co-editor of C.G Jung and the Sioux Traditions: Dreams, Visions, Nature and the Primitive by Vine Deloria, Jr. (Spring Journal Books, 2009). His website is www.borderlanders.com.

Paul Bishop, B.A., D.Phil., studied at Oxford University and is Professor of German at the University of Glasgow. His research has focused on the intellectual background to analytical psychology. His books include Analytical Psychology and German Classical Aesthetics, Jung's "Answer to Job": A Commentary, and The Dionysian Self: C.G. Jung's Reception of Friedrich Nietzsche. He is the author of Reading Goethe at Midlife: Ancient Wisdom, German Classicism, and Jung (Spring Journal Books, 2011).

Stephen Bloch is a clinical psychologist and Jungian analyst in private practice in Cape Town, South Africa. He has published the chapter "Music as Dreaming" in Evocations of Absence (Spring Journal Books, 2007) and seminars on other aspects of music and psychoanalysis as well as on ethics. He is a founding member of the Southern African Association of Jungian Analysts (SAAJA) and has served on SAAJA’s Executive Committee as well as on its Assessment and Review, Ethics, and Library Committees. He is co-editor of Music and Psyche: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Explorations (Spring Journal Books, 2010).

Robert Bosnak, PsyA, a Zürich-trained Jungian analyst, has since 1972 led dream groups and explored dreaming with individuals, in both analytical and didactic contexts, developing a method called Embodied Imagination. Embodied Imagination, in the work with dreams and waking memories, is practiced individually and in groups in psychotherapy, medicine, theater, art, and creative research. It was a rehearsal technique of the Royal Shakespeare Company in England, and applied in medical research and psychotherapy in Japan, China, and various Western countries. Robert Bosnak has authored several books: A Little Course in Dreams; Dreaming with an Aids Patient; and Tracks in the Wilderness of Dreaming, Embodiment: Creative Imagination in Medicine, Art, and Travel. He is co-editor of Imagination & Medicine: The Future of Healing in an Age of Neuroscience (Spring Journal Books, 2009).

Nancy Cater, J.D., Ph.D., is the publisher and editor of Spring: A Journal of Archetype and Culture and Spring Journal Books. After practicing law for fifteen years, she obtained a Ph.D. in Mythological Studies with an emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California. She is the author of Electra: Tracing a Feminine Myth through the Western Imagination. She lives in New Orleans.

Craig Chalquist, M.S., Ph.D., teaches depth psychology, ecopsychology, myth, and research at Sonoma State University, JFK University, New College of California, and the Institute of Imaginal Studies. He lives and works in the Bay area. He is the author of Terrapsychology: Reengaging the Soul of Place (Spring Journal Books, 2007).

Tom Cheetham, Ph.D., lives with his family in rural Maine. He is a Fellow of the Temenos Academy in London and is Adjunct Professor at the College of the Atlantic in Bar Harbor, Maine and Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California. He is the author of The World Turned Inside Out: Henry Corbin and Islamic Mysticism (Spring Journal Books, 2003), Green Man, Earth Angel: The Prophetic Tradition and the Battle for the Soul of the World (SUNY Press, 2004), and After Prophecy: Imagination, Incarnation, and the Unity of the Prophetic Tradition (Spring Journal Books, 2007). His website is http://tomcheetham.blogspot.com/.

Michael Conforti, Ph.D., considered a pioneer in the field of matter-psyche studies, is a Jungian Analyst practicing in Brattleboro, Vermont. A graduate of the C. G. Jung Institute of New York, he is a consultant and lecturer both in the United States and abroad, including the C. G. Jung Institute-Zurich, Canada, the Caribbean, Denmark, Italy, and Venezuela. He founded the Assisi Conferences and Seminars in 1989 and continues to serve as its Director. He is also the Founder and Director of the Assisi Foundation. He is the author of Field, Form, and Fate: Patterns in Mind, Nature, and Psyche.

Lionel Corbett, M.D., teaches depth psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA, and is the author of The Religious Function of the Psyche and Psyche and the Sacred: Spirituality beyond Religion (Spring Journal Books, 2007).

Lyn Cowan, Ph.D., has been practicing as a Jungian analyst for 25 years. She has served as Director of Training for the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and then as President of the Society, and held a professorship for 10 years in the doctoral program for Clinical Psychology of the Minnesota School for Professional Psychology. Her books include Portrait of the Blue Lady: The Character of Melancholy, Tracking the White Rabbit: A Subversive View of Modern Culture and Masochism: A Jungian View, and she has lectured throughout the United States, Europe, and South America. Born and raised in New York, she lived in Minnesota for 42 years and now resides in Houston, Texas.

Philip J. Deloria, Ph.D., is a professor in the Department of History and Program in American Culture at the University of Michigan, the author of Indians in Unexpected Places and Playing Indian, and is the son of Vine Deloria, Jr. Deloria is the co-editor of C.G Jung and the Sioux Traditions: Dreams, Visions, Nature and the Primitive by Vine Deloria, Jr. (Spring Journal Books, 2009).

Vine Deloria Jr., (1933 – 2005) was born and raised in South Dakota, the son and grandson of Dakota Sioux Indian leaders. In 1965, he began serving as the Executive Director of the National Congress of American Indians, and worked tirelessly to mobilize Indian people toward effective participation in the American political process. A noted scholar of American Indian legal, political and religious studies, he is the author of numerous works including the 1969 bestseller Custer Died For Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto, God is Red: A Native View of Religion (1972), Behind the Trail of Broken Treaties (1974), The Metaphysics of Modern Existence (1979), and C.G Jung and the Sioux Traditions: Dreams, Visions, Nature and the Primitive (Spring Journal Books, 2009).

Christine Downing, Ph.D., currently teaches in the Mythological Studies Doctoral Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, after serving for almost twenty years as chair of the Religious Studies Department at San Diego State University. She has also taught at Rutgers and Temple Universities and at the Jung Institute in Zurich. Her books include Gods In Our Midst: Mythological Images of the Masculine: A Woman's View, Women's Mysteries: Toward a Poetics of Gender; Journey Through Menopause: A Personal Rite of Passage (Spring Journal Books, 1987, reprinted by Spring Journal Books, 2005). She is also the editor of Disturbances in the Field: Essays in Honor of David L. Miller (Spring Journal Books, 2006) and Psyche’s Sisters: Re-Imagining the Meaning of Sisterhood (reprinted by Spring Journal Books, 2007).

Sanford L. Drob is a Core Faculty Member in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program of Fielding Graduate University in Santa Barbara, Ca. For many years he served as the Director of Psychological Assessment and the Senior Forensic Psychologist at Bellevue Hospital in New York. In addition to numerous publications in clinical, forensic and philosophical psychology, Dr. Drob's articles on the interface between Jewish thought and contemporary philosophy and psychology have appeared in such journals as Tradition, The Reconstructionist Cross Currents, and the Journal of Jungian Theory and Practice. He is the author of Kabbalistic Visions: C.G. Jung and Jewish Mysticism (Spring Journal Books, 2010), Symbols of the Kabbalah: Philosophical and Psychological Perspectives (Jason Aronson, 2000), Kabbalistic Metaphors: Jewish Mystical Themes in Ancient and Modern Thought (Jason Aronson, 2000), and Kabbalah and Postmodernism: A Dialogue (Peter Lang, 2008). Dr. Drob's websites are www.newkabbalah.com, www.jnfindlay.com, and www.epsilen.com/sdrob. Dr. Drob is currently blogging on Jung's Red Book (www.theredbookofcgjung.blogspot.com) and working on a study of the coincidence of opposites in mysticism, philosophy and psychology.

Wolfgang Giegerich, Ph.D., is a Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice in Woerthsee near Munich, Germany. He has lectured and published widely. He has been a regular speaker at the Eranos conferences and repeatedly taught as Visiting Professor at Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. He was the founding editor of GORGO, a German journal of archetypal psychology. Of his nine books, the latest one available in English is The Soul's Logical Life: Towards a Rigorous Notion of Psychology, Frankfurt/Main et al. (Peter Lang), 3rd ed. 2001. He is the co-author with Greg Mogenson and David L. Miller of Dialectics & Analytical Psychology: The El Capitan Canyon Seminar (Spring Journal Books. Studies in Archetypal Psychology Series, 2005), The Neurosis of Psychology: Primary Papers towards a Critical Psychology, Collected English Papers Volume I (Spring Journal Books, 2005), Technology and the Soul: From the Nuclear Bomb to the World Wide Web, Collected English Papers Volume II (Spring Journal Books, 2007), and Soul-Violence: Collected English Papers Volume III (Spring Journal Books, 2008).

Maren Tonder Hansen, author of Teachers of Myth and Mother Mysteries, is a founding member of the Joseph Campbell Library and of Pacifica Graduate Institute. For twenty-five years, Hansen has taught myth with a psychological emphasis to persons of all ages. She is a psychotherapist and ordained Unitarian Universalist minister, who lives with her husband and three children in Santa Barbara, California.

Rev. Dr. Robert S. Henderson is a pastoral psychotherapist and Janis W. Henderson, M.A., is a psychotherapist. They live in Glastonbury, Connecticut, and have been students of Jungian psychology since 1969. They are the authors of Living with Jung: “Enterviews” with Jungian Analysts, Volume 1 (Spring Journal Books, 2006) and Living with Jung: “Enterviews” with Jungian Analysts, Volume 2 (Spring Journal Books, 2008).

John Hill, MA, received his degrees in philosophy at the University of Dublin and the Catholic University of America. He trained at the C.G. Jung Institute, Zurich, has practiced as a Jungian analyst since 1973 and is a training analyst of ISAPURICH. His publications include the following subjects: the Association Experiment, Celtic myth, James Joyce, and the significance of home, dreams and Christian mysticism. He is co-editor of Intimacy: Venturing the Uncertainties of the Heart, Jungian Odyssey Series Volume 1 (Spring Journal Books, 2009).

Michael Kearney, M.D., has spent over 25 years working as a physician in end of life care. He trained and worked at St. Christopher's Hospice in London with Dame Cicely Saunders, the founder of the modern hospice movement, and subsequently worked for many years as Medical Director of Our Lady's Hospice in Dublin, and later with Professor Balfour Mount at McGill University in Montreal. He is currently a Medical Director of the Palliative Care Service at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital and an Associate Medical Director at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Care, also in Santa Barbara. He also acts as medical director to the Anam Cara Project for Compassionate Companionship in Life and Death in Bend, Oregon. Other works by Dr. Kearney include the books entitled Mortally Wounded: Stories of Soul Pain, Death and Healing (Spring Journal Books, 2008) and A Place of Healing: Working with Nature & Soul at the End of Life (Spring Journal Books, 2009).

Paul Kugler, Ph.D., is a past president of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and a former board member of the Executive Committee of the International Association of Analytical Psychologists. He received a Diploma in Analytical Psychology from the C. G. Jung Institute, Zurich, and has published papers and books in English, Italian, French, German, Portuguese, Russian, and Japanese. His books include Raids on the Unthinkable: Freudian and Jungian Psychoanalyses (Spring Journal Books, Studies in Archetypal Psychology Series 2005), Supervision: Jungian Perspectives on Clinical Supervision, and more recently, The Alchemy of Discourse: Image, Sound and Psyche. Dr. Kugler currently is in private practice in East Aurora, New York.

Linda Schierse Leonard, Ph.D., is a philosopher who trained as a Jungian analyst at the C. G. Jung Institute in Zurich and has been in private practice for more than thirty years. She is the author of Following the Reindeer Woman: Path of Peace and Harmony (Spring Journal Books, 2005), The Wounded Woman, On the Way to the Wedding, Witness to the Fire, Meeting the Madwoman, and The Call to Create. Her books have been translated into twelve languages. She provides private consultations and gives lectures and workshops internationally. Her website is http://www.lindasleonard.com/.

Stanton Marlan, Ph.D., ABPP, is a Jungian psychoanalyst and a clinical/archetypal psychologist in Pittsburgh, PA. He is president of the Pittsburgh Society of Jungian Analysts, and is a training and supervising analyst with the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. He is also adjunct clinical professor of psychology at Duquesne University and former editor of the Journal of Jungian Theory and Practice. His other books include The Black Sun: The Alchemy and Art of Darkness, Salt and the Alchemical Soul (ed.), Fire in the Stone: The Alchemy of Desire (Chiron Publications, 1997), and Archetypal Psychologies: Reflections in Honor of James Hillman (Spring Journal Books, 2008).

Isabelle Meier, Dr.phil., first studied history and philosophy, then psychology. She is a graduate of the CG Jung Institute Zurich, with private practice in Zurich as a psychotherapist. She is further trained as a Guided Affective Imagery (GAI) therapist. As a faculty member of ISAPZURICH, she serves as a training analyst and Chair of the Jungian Odyssey Committee. She co-edited Seele und Forschung [Soul and Research] (Bern: Karger Verlag, 2006) and Intimacy: Venturing the Uncertainties of the Heart, Jungian Odyssey Series Volume 1 (Spring Journal Books, 2009). She is the Swiss editor for the German edition of the Journal of Analytical Psychology. Her special area of interest lies in the links of imagination, complexes and archetypes.

Ruth Meyer, Ph.D., was one of the first female undergraduates admitted to Corpus Christi College, Oxford in 1979. She studied and taught history in England and Spain for 10 years before discovering the work of depth psychologist, C. G. Jung. Since then, she has combined her lifelong passion for history with the insights of depth psychology. Her Master's research at the University of London focused on the field of psychohistory and eventually led her to California where she is a pioneer in Jungian psychohistory. She earned her doctorate in depth psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in California. She currently teaches history at a college preparatory school in San Jose and presents workshops on her research about dreams and history. She is the author of Clio’s Circle: Entering the Imaginal World of Historians (Spring Journal Books, 2007).

David L. Miller, Ph.D., is the Watson-Ledden Professor of Religion, Emeritus, at Syracuse University and is a retired core faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara. Since 1963, Dr. Miller has worked at the intersections of religions and mythologies, literature and literary theory, and depth psychology. He is the author of the trilogy Christs: Meditations on Archetypal Images in Christian Theology, Three Faces of God: Traces of the Trinity in Literature and Life, and Hells and Holy Ghosts: A Theopoetics of Christian Belief. He is the co-author with Greg Mogenson and Wolfgang Giegerich of Dialectics & Analytical Psychology: The El Capitan Canyon Seminar (Spring Journal Books, Studies in Archetypal Psychology Series, 2005). More information about him, his lectures, and his publications, can be found at his website, http://web.syr.edu/~dlmiller.

Greg Mogenson, is a Jungian analyst practicing in London, Ontario, Canada and the editor of Spring Journal Books' Studies in Archetypal Psychology Series. His books include Northern Gnosis: Thor, Baldr and the Volsungs in the Thought of Freud and Jung (Spring Journal Books, Studies in Archetypal Psychology Series, 2005), Dialectics & Analytical Psychology: The El Capitan Canyon Seminar (co-authored with Wolfgang Giegerich and David L. Miller) (Spring Journal Books, Studies in Archetypal Psychology Series, 2005), The Dove in the Consulting Room: Hysteria and the Anima in Bollas and Jung, Greeting the Angels: An Imaginal View of the Mourning Process, and God is a Trauma: Vicarious Religion and Soul-Making as well as numerous articles in the field of analytical psychology. Many of his publications are reproduced on his website, http://www28.brinkster.com/gregmogenson.

Maureen Murdock, is a depth psychotherapist in private practice in San Francisco. She was Chair and Core Faculty of the MA Counseling Psychology Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara and currently teaches in the Depth Psychology Program at Sonoma State University. She is the author of the best-selling book The Heroine’s Journey, as well as Unreliable Truth: On Memoir and Memory, Spinning Inward: Using Guided Imagery with Children, The Heroine’s Journey Workbook, and Fathers’ Daughters: Breaking the Ties that Bind (reprinted by Spring Journal Books, 2005). She edited a anthology entitled Monday Morning Memoirs: Women in the Second Half of Life and her books have been translated into 11 languages. She gives lectures and workshops internationally. Her website is http://www.photowords.com/murdock/index.htm.

Lara Newton, M.A., is a diplomate Jungian Analyst in private practice in Denver. She is the coordinator of admissions, co-coordinator of training, and Vice President of the C.G. Jung Institute of Colorado. She is the author of Brothers and Sisters: Discovering the Psychology of Companionship (Spring Journal Books, 2007).

Réamonn Ó'Donnchadha, Ph.D., is a practicing psychotherapist, university professor, and author of three books about psychology and children. He lives in Connemara, in the west of Ireland, and practices and teaches in Dublin. He is the author of A True Note on a Slack String The Poetry of Patrick Kavanagh and the Psychology of Carl Jung: An Imaginal Basis for Personal Change (Spring Journal Books 2011).

Susan Olson, L.C.S.W., a 1992 graduate of the C. G. Jung Institute, Zürich, has worked as a psychotherapist and analyst for 35 years. She has a B.A. in English from Smith College, an M.A. in English from the University of Wisconsin, and an M.S.W. from the University of Georgia. A member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, she is on the faculty of the Memphis Jungian Seminar and is President of the Georgia Association of Jungian Analysts. In addition to her private practice in Atlanta, she presents lectures and seminars on topics such as dreams and the mourning process, heroes and heroines in The Lord of the Rings, feminine and masculine individuation in “The Phantom of the Opera,” and “Animals, Our Soulful Companions.” Her article, “The Phantom of the Opera: Angel of Music or Demon Lover?” appeared in Spring 73—Cinema and Psyche, Fall 2005. She is the author of By Grief Transformed: Dreams and the Mourning Process (Spring Journal Books, 2010).

Patricia Reis, is a writer and psychotherapist in private practice in Portland, Maine. She is the author of three books focusing on women’s psychology, mythology, and creative process: Through the Goddess: A Woman’s Way of Healing, Daughters of Saturn: From Father’s Daughter to Creative Woman, and The Dreaming Way: Dreamwork and Art for Remembering and Recovery (with Susan Snow). Over the past twenty years she has facilitated many artists and writers in bringing their work to fruition. Her primary orientation to creativity is through depth psychology, the psychology of the unconscious, and through the power of image-making. At the same time, she has been very interested in the evolution of feminism, its theories and productions and their impact on culture. She is currently exploring the idea of memory and trans-generational haunting in a work of fiction. Her website is http://www.patriciareis.net/ and she may be reached at .

Robert Romanyshyn, Ph.D., is on the core faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute and has been a practicing psychotherapist for over 25 years. An affiliate member of the InterRegional Society of Jungian Analysts, he is the author of the following books: Mirror and Metaphor: Images and Stories of Psychological Life, Technology as Symptom and Dream, The Soul in Grief: Love, Death and Transformation, Ways of the Heart: Essays Toward an Imaginal Psychology, The Wounded Researcher: Research with Soul in Mind (Spring Journal Books, 2007), as well as numerous articles and essays in the fields of phenomenology and archetypal psychology.

Armando Nascimento Rosa, Ph.D., (1966-) is one of the most exciting new Portuguese playwrights to emerge in the 21st century. Author of seven books of plays and essays on drama, Rosa has a Ph.D. in Dramatic Literature and teaches Playwriting and Theory of the Theatre at Escola Superior de Teatro e Cinema (College of Dramatic Arts and Cinema) in Lisbon, Portugal. He is the author of An Oedipus: The Untold Story, A Ghostly Mythodrama in One Act – A Play (Spring Journal Books, 2006) and Mary of Magdala: A Gnostic Fable (Spring Journal Books, 2009).

Susan Rowland is Professor of English and Post-Jungian Studies at the University of Greenwich, UK. Her recent books include Jung as a Writer (Routledge, 2005) and Jung: A Feminist Revision (Polity, 2002), as well as editing Psyche and the Arts (Routledge, 2008) and writing a book and essays on female British mystery writers, identifying myth as the deep form of that genre. Future work includes The Ecocritical Psyche, which introduces Jung to the emerging field of ecocriticism. She is the author of C.G. Jung in the Humanities: Taking the Soul’s Path (Spring Journal Books, 2010).

Virginia Beane Rutter, MA, MS, is a psychotherapist and Jungian analyst on the faculty of the C.G. Jung Institute in San Francisco. Beane Rutter delves into ancient myths and rites of passage through art, archaeology, and psychology. In her clinical practice, these studies coalesce around archetypal themes of initiation as they manifest in the unconscious material of women and men today. Her recent article, “The Archetypal Paradox of Feminine Initiation in Analytic Work,” is a chapter in Initiation: The Living Reality of An Archetype (Routledge London 2007). Two earlier books, Celebrating Girls and Embracing Persephone focus on the contemporary mother-daughter relationship. She is also the author of Woman Changing Woman: Restoring the Mother-Daughter Relationship. She is co-editor of Ancient Greece, Modern Psyche: Archetypes in the Making (Spring Journal Books, 2011). She has a private practice in Mill Valley, California.

Ronald Schenk, Ph.D., is a Jungian analyst practicing, teaching and writing in Dallas and Houston. He is currently President of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. He has written three books: The Soul of Beauty: A Psychological Investigation of Appearance, Dark Light: The Appearance of Death in Everyday Life, and The Sunken Quest, the Wasted Fisher, the Pregnant Fish: Postmodern Reflections on Depth Psychology.

David E. Schoen, LCSW, MSSW, is a Jungian analyst who practices near New Orleans, Louisiana. He lectures and teaches nationally, is an internationally published author on the psychic significance of the hurricane, and a Louisiana poet. He is the author of The War of the Gods in Addiction: C. G. Jung, Alcoholics Anonymous, and Archetypal Evil (Spring Journal Books, 2009).

Jennifer Leigh Selig, Ph.D., taught high school in her native Northern California for sixteen years before her rise to higher education in Southern California at Mount St. Mary’s College and then Pacifica Graduate Institute, where she currently serves as department chair in the Depth Psychology program. She has published four books, including a gift book for graduates titled What Now?: Words of Wisdom for Life After Graduation and a book on everyday spirituality titled Thinking Outside the Church: 110 Ways to Connect With Your Spiritual Nature. She is also the co-editor of Reimagining Education: Essays on Reviving The Soul of Education (Spring Journal Books, 2009). See her website at www.jenniferleighselig.com.

Benjamin Sells, a former practicing attorney and psychotherapist, is the author of The Soul of the Law, Order in the Court: Crafting a More Just World in Lawless Times and The Essentials of Style: A Handbook for Seeing and Being Seen (Spring Journal Books, 2007). He is also editor of Working with Images: The Theoretical Base of Archetypal Psychology, and he collaborated with James Hillman in America: A Conversation with James Hillman and Ben Sells.

Thomas Singer, M.D., is a psychiatrist and Jungian analyst who lives and practices in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is the editor The Vision Thing and The Cultural Complex, which explore the interfaces between social conflict, cultural complexes, and Jungian psychology. He has authored and edited several other books and papers, including Initiation: The Living Reality of an Archetype, A Fan's Guide to Baseball Fever, and Who's the Patient Here?. Dr. Singer is also very active in National ARAS, an archive and online source of archetypal imagery and symbolism. He is the editor of Psyche and the City: A Soul's Guide to the Modern Metropolis (Spring Journal Books, 2010), and co-editor of Ancient Greece, Modern Psyche: Archetypes in the Making (Spring Journal Books, 2011).

Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D., is currently Core Faculty member in the Mythological Studies Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute. He has taught for forty years at the elementary, secondary, undergraduate, and graduate levels. He is the author or co-editor of twelve books, among them: The Idiot: Dostoevsky’s Fantastic Prince (1984); The Wounded Body: Remembering the Markings of Flesh (2000); and Grace in the Desert: Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life (2003). With Lionel Corbett, he co-edited Depth Psychology: Meditations in the Field (2001) and Psychology at the Threshold (2002); with Glen Slater, he co-edited Varieties of Mythic Experience: Essays on Religion, Psyche and Culture (2008); with Jennifer Leigh Selig, he co-edited Reimagining Education: Essays on Reviving The Soul of Education (Spring Journal Books, 2009). He has composed three volumes of poetry: Casting the Shadows: Selected Poems (2001); Just Below the Water Line: Selected Poems (2004); and Twisted Sky: Selected Poems (2007). He offers workshops on Joseph Campbell and personal mythology to Jungian groups and organizations in the United States. He is writing a book titled Riting One’s Personal Myth: Joseph Campbell and the Journaling Psyche.

Susan Snow, is a professional artist who received her BFA in Painting in 1976. Her artwork has been included in numerous group and solo shows throughout New England and New York. She has received many prestigious artist's grants and fellowships, both in painting and printmaking. She is also the author of The Dreaming Way: Dreamwork and Art for Remembering and Recovery (Chiron Publications, 2000).

Robert Stein, was a medical doctor who studied at the Jung Institute in Zurich in the 1950s. He practiced as a Jungian analyst in California specializing in the care of souls. He is the founder of The Center for the Study of Individuation. After a long and distinguished career, Robert Stein died in 1996. He is the author of The Betrayal of the Soul in Psychotherapy (The Third Press, 1973, reprinted by Spring Journal Books, 2004) and Love, Sex, and Marriage: Collected Essays of Robert Stein (Spring Journal Books, 2001).

Wendy Swan, Ph.D., is an independent historian of psychoanalysis. She is the author of C. G. Jung and Active Imagination (VDM Verlag, Saarbrücken, 2007). She lives in Edgewood, Washington. She is author of The Memoir of Tina Keller-Jenny: A Lifelong Confrontation with the Psychology of C.G. Jung (Spring Journal Books, 2011).

Bradley A. TePaske, Ph.D., is a Jungian analyst, archetypal psychologist, and accomplished graphic artist. Author of Rape and Ritual: A Psychological Study, Sexuality and the Religious Imagination (Spring Journal Books, 2008), and a scholar of Gnosticism and the Graeco-Roman mystery religions, he has explored the relationship between sexuality and religion for over 25 years. He is currently in private practice in Los Angeles and Pacific Palisades, CA.

Stacy Wirth, MA, graduated from the CG Jung Institute Zurich (2003) after earning her MA in the psychology of art from Antioch University (1997). Her bachelor’s studies in dance and anthropology were completed at Mills College in California (1977). In 1991 she shared the Zurich Mayor’s Counsel Culture Prize for co-founding the Foundation Seefeld-Tanzprojekt (1984), and for her innovative choreography. Since 2004 she has served as Secretary of the AGAP Executive Committee and Vice-President of the ISAPZURICH Officers Committee. She is a member of ISAP’s faculty and the Jungian Odyssey Committee, and conducts her private analytical practice in Zurich. She is co-editor of Intimacy: Venturing the Uncertainties of the Heart, Jungian Odyssey Series Volume 1 (Spring Journal Books, 2009).

Stephen Witty, Ph.D., filmmaker, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in Colorado Springs and Nathrop, Colorado. He is on the Core Faculty and Board of the C.G. Jung Institute of Colorado. His films, Claiming a Life: Lyn Cowan, Desire, and the Courageous Heart and, Where We are: Jungian Analysts in the 21st Century are available from Spring Journal Books. He has additionally published poetry and short fiction.

Luigi Zoja, is a native of Italy and a graduate of the C. G. Jung Institute in Zurich. He lectures, teaches, and maintains a clinical practice in Milan. A former President of the International Association for Analytical Psychology, he has written a number of books, including Ethics and Analysis: Philosophical Perspectives and Their Application in Therapy (2007), Cultivating the Soul (2005), Jungian Reflections on September 11: A Global Nightmare (co-edited with Donald Williams) (2002), Father: Historical, Psychological, and Cultural Perspectives (2001), Drugs, Addiction and Initiation: The Modern Search for Ritual (2000), Growth and Guilt: Psychology and the Limits of Development (1995), and Violence in History, Culture and the Psyche: Essays by Luigi Zoja (Spring Journal Books, 2009).