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Archetypal Psychologies
Reflections in Honor of James Hillman

by Stanton Marlan, editor

ISBN: 978-1-882670-54-3
524 pp.

From the Studies in Archetypal Psychology Series, Series Editor: Greg Mogenson

This unique collection of essays was inspired by the wide-ranging work of James Hillman. In keeping with the "polytheistic" spirit of archetypal psychology, Hillman's writings have enriched the entire spectrum of our cultural imagination, challenging thinkers in such diverse fields as philosophy, religion, history, mythology, language, urban studies, politics, the men's movement, feminist criticism, ethics, art, film studies, poetry, analytic practice, and more.

In this volume, Stanton Marlan brings together the work of 29 leading scholars, practitioners, and new voices as a testament to the fecundity and influence of archetypal psychology around the world. Archetypal Psychologies highlights the importance both of Hillman's original contributions and of current developments in this field. Featured in the volume are an excerpt from the developing official biography of James Hillman, a provocative current interview with Hillman, and a series of rare photographs. This work provides a fascinating exploration of the innovative ideas and current controversies generated by archetypal psychology and of how its many-faceted approach to life and culture intersects with and enriches contemporary society. It is certain to become a classic text in the field of archetypal psychology.


1. Transference, Friendship, and Other Mysteries: A ReverieStanton Marlan
2. Legacy of the AncestorsDick Russell
3. James Hillman and Friends: A Photographic RetrospectivePaul Kugler
4. Interview with James Hillman: Past, Present, FutureJan Marlan
5. A Celebration of Images
6. Our Intellectual Family: We Fight and We LoveGinette Paris
7. Hillman Re-Visioning Hillman: Polemics and ParanoiaMarcus Quintaes
8. Quelle Surprise! Going to the Edge of Things (with and for James Hillman)Edward S. Casey
9. Thinking in the Space Between: Phenomenology and Archetypal PsychologyRobert D. Romanyshyn
10. Myth and Plot: Hillman and Ricoeur on NarrativeMichael P. Sipiora
11. James Hillman on Language: Escape from the Linguistic PrisonSanford L. Drob
12. Hillman and the SyzygyGreg Mogenson
13. The Unassimilable Remnant--What Is at Stake? A Dispute with Stanton MarlanWolfgang Giegerich
14. Imaginology: The Jungian Study of the ImaginationMichael Vannoy Adams
15. Psyche's PoetryDavid L. Miller
16. White Riding: Milking a LegendNor Hall
17. On Art and PsychologyRafael López-Pedraza
18. Deconstructing the Monstrous: An "Ecologically Correct" Approach--From "What are Dragons for?" to "What do Dragons Want?"Sylvester Wojtkowski
19. Notes towards an Archetypal Theology of the GospelsThomas Moore
20. Rules of Thumb towards an Archetypal Psychology PracticePatricia Berry
21. Mystical Light: Dream Images and the Alchemy of Psychic MomentumStanton Marlan
22. NumbGlen Slater
23. Hekate, or On Being Trivial in PsychotherapyVelimir B. Popovic
24. How a Character Embodies an ActorRobert Bosnak
25. "Breaking the Vessels": Archetypal Psychology and the Restoration of Culture, Community, and EcologyMary Watkins
26. The Work of James Hillman: City and Soul, and Providence, RIRobert Leaver
27. 9/11, The Twin Towers, and American SoulRonald Schenk
28. The Archetype of the Personal: A Memoir ScrapLyn Cowan
29. Being and Non-Being: Fullness and EmptinessKazuhiko Higuchi
30. An Open Letter to James HillmanNoel Cobb
31. Better with Time: Honoring James HillmanDavid H. Rosen


MICHAEL VANNOY ADAMS is a Jungian psychoanalyst in New York City. He is a clinical associate professor at the New York University Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis. He is a faculty member at the Jungian Psychoanalytic Association, the Object Relations Institute, and Eugene Lang College of the New School, where he was previously Associate Provost. He is the author of three books: The Multicultural Imagination: "Race," Color, and the Unconscious (1996), The Mythological Unconscious (2001), and The Fantasy Principle: Psychoanalysis of the Imagination (2004). He is the recipient of three Gradiva Awards from the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis. He has been a Marshall scholar in England and a Fulbright senior lecturer in India.

PATRICIA BERRY was for many years James Hillman's student, companion, and wife. She has been active in the Jungian world for nearly half a century, serving on faculties and boards of training institutions, and as President of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, as well as of the New England Society of Jungian Analysts. She teaches and lectures internationally and is the author of many publications including Echo's Subtle Body: Contributions to an Archetypal Psychology. Currently, she lives and practices in West Bath, Maine.

ROBERT BOSNAK is a Jungian psychoanalyst who left his native Holland in 1971 to study in Zurich at the C. G. Jung Institute, where James Hillman was his primary training analyst. He had his psychoanalytic practice in Cambridge, MA from 1977 to 2003. He currently lives and works in Sydney, Australia. He also travels around the world training therapists, actors, and other artists in the embodied imagination method he has developed, based on the work of Jung, Hillman, Corbin, and Stanislavski. His methods have been used as a rehearsal technique by various theater companies, including the Royal Shakespeare Company in Stratford. In 1997, he co-founded the website www.cyberdreamwork.com, the first interactive site for real-time voice and video work with imagery. With Stephen Aizenstat he co-organized the 2007 conference Imagination and Medicine, aimed at the establishment of an integrative medical healing sanctuary in Santa Barbara. A book containing the proceedings of this conference will be published by Spring Journal Books in 2008. His most recent book, Embodiment: Creative Imagination in Medicine, Art and Travel, was published by Routledge in 2007

EDWARD S. CASEY is Distinguished Professor at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He also teaches at Pacifica Graduate Institute. He served as Chairman of the Philosophy Department at Stony Brook from 1991 to 2001. His books include Spirit and Soul: Essays in Philosophical Psychology; Imagining; Remembering; Getting Back into Place; Representing Place in Landscape Painting and Maps; and (more recently) Earth-Mapping: Artists Reshaping Landscape. His latest book, The World at a Glance, has just been published. He served as co-editor with David Miller for Spring Journal's special issue "Philosophy and Psychology" (Spring 77, 2007). His recent research bears on the role of edges in human experience.

NOEL COBB was born and brought up in the United States, but currently lives and works in London, England. He has a degree in philosophy from the University of Michigan and one in psychology from the University of Oslo. He had his Jungian training analysis in London and has practiced as a psychotherapist since 1980. In 1987, he co-founded, with Eva Loewe, The London Convivium for Archetypal Studies, and the following year they started publishing SPHINX: A Journal for Archetypal Psychology and the Arts. His publications include several journal articles, books, and volumes of poetry. His Archetypal Imagination: Glimpses of the Gods in Life and Art was published in 1992.

LYN COWAN has been a practicing Jungian analyst since 1980. She is a former president of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and served as its Director of Training for six years. She also held a professorship for ten years in the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology at Argosy University (Minneapolis). After two years of teaching and lecturing at the C. G. Jung Center of Houston, Texas, she returned home to St. Paul, Minnesota. She is the author of three books: Portrait of the Blue Lady: The Character of Melancholy (2004), Tracking the White Rabbit: A Subversive View of Modern Culture (2002), and Masochism: A Jungian View (1982). She lives close to three very inviting rabbit holes.

SANFORD L. DROB is on the faculty of Fielding Graduate University and New York University Medical School. He is the author of Symbols of the Kabbalah: Philosophical and Psychological Perspective, and Kabbalistic Metaphors: Jewish Mystical Themes in Ancient and Modern Thought (both Jason Aronson, 2000). He has published numerous papers on the interface between philosophy, psychology, and religion, including several on Jung's relationship to Jewish mysticism. He is currently completing books on Jung and the Kabbalah and Kabbalah and Postmodern Thought.

WOLFGANG GIEGERICH is a Jungian psychoanalyst in private practice near Munich, Germany. He has taught and lectured widely. Of his more than 150 publications in numerous languages, his latest books in English include: The Soul's Logical Life (2001); Dialectics and Analytical Psychology, co-authored with David Miller and Greg Mogenson, (2005); The Neurosis of Psychology: Primary Papers towards a Critical Psychology, Collected English Papers, Vol. 1 ( 2006), and Technology and the Soul, Collected English Papers, Vol. 2 (2007).

NOR HALL is a writer, psychotherapist, and theatre-collaborator. She works with Pantheatre (Paris), Archipelago Theatre (Chapel Hill), and Shawn McConneloug's Orchestra (Minneapolis) in the development of new pieces that give imaginal work a stage. Author of Irons in the Fire (2002), Broodmales (1989), Those Women (1988), The Moon and the Virgin: Images of the Archetypal Feminine (1980), she also writes reviews, catalog essays, and articles on a variety of topics inspired by art and artists. She has lectured at the Eranos Institute on gender, at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design on Lou Andreas-Salome, at the College of St. Catherine on salt, and at the Walker Art Center on artists Jess Collins and Robert Gober. She lives with her extended family on both sides of the Mississippi in the Twin Cities.

KAZUHIKO HIGUCHI was born in Yokohama and currently resides and works in Kyoto, Japan. In 1958, he joined the Andover Newton Theological School in Boston, where met John Billinsky, and where he subsequently completed his S.T.M. (Master of Sacred Theology) in 1960 and his D.Min. in 1975. He attended the C. G. Jung Institute in Zuerich, beginning in 1964, and had analytical dream work with James Hillman when Hillman was the Institute's Director of Studies. He became a member of IAAP in 1983. He is now President of the Association of Jungian Analysts, Japan (AJAJ) and Vice President of the International Society for Sandplay Therapy (ISST), as well as President of the Japanese Association of Sandplay Therapists (JAST). Among the Japanese people, he is widely known as one of the pioneers who introduced Jungian psychology and archetypal psychology into Japan. He has translated two of Hillman's books into Japanese: Insearch: Psychology and Religion and Suicide and the Soul.

PAUL KUGLER received his Ph.D. from the State University of New York and completed a Diploma in Analytical Psychology from the Jung Institute, Zurich (1979). While in Zurich, he worked at the Clinic and Research Center for Jungian Psychology (Klinik am Zurichberg) before returning to the United States to teach at SUNY Buffalo and work in private practice in East Aurora, New York. He is the author of numerous works ranging from contemporary psychoanalysis and experimental theater to postmodernism and clinical supervision. Dr. Kugler is the author of The Alchemy of Discourse: Image, Sound and Psyche (rev. ed., 2002) and editor of Jungian Perspectives on Clinical Supervision (1995). His most recent book is Raids on the Unthinkable: Jungian and Freudian Psychoanalyses (2005). He is a past president of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and currently serves as an officer of the International Association of Analytical Psychologists.

ROBERT LEAVER is a community psychologist, facilitator, and teacher. He is the convener of New Commons--a think, link, and do tank. His current focus is Crafting Communities, Making Places with Character in villages, cities, networks, and organizations. Leaver holds a B.A. in Psychology from Roger Williams College and an M.S. in Child Development and Family Relations from the University of Rhode Island. He has taught psychology, organizational theory, and entrepreneurship at various Rhode Island colleges and currently serves on the faculty of Boston College's Leadership for Change. His publications include a chapter entitled "The Commonwealth Organization," in Rediscovering the Soul of Business: A Renaissance of Values (1995) and several monographs on 21st-century organization and community building. His most recent work with James Hillman involved compiling and editing City and Soul, Volume 2 of the Uniform Edition of the Writings of James Hillman (2006).

RAFAEL LÓPEZ-PEDRAZA was born in Cuba in 1920. He settled in Venezuela in 1949. Eventually, he went to Zurich, where he studied at the C. G. Jung Institute for eleven years, working at the Zurichberg Klinik and developing his ideas on the study of the archetypes. In 1974, he returned to Venezuela, where he set up a private practice (in which he is still engaged) and lectured on mythology for thirteen years in the Department of Literature at the Central University of Venezuela. He also has a group of psychiatrists and psychotherapist for regular sessions of supervision and coaches at SOCSAL, an association involved in providing help and support for underprivileged Venezuelans. He has lectured widely in Europe and the United States, and has published dozens of papers and books in English (many translated into Italian). However, in the past few years he has limited himself to writing in Spanish, specifically for the Venezuelan reader. He remains active and continues writing, particularly pursuing his interest in art and psychology.

JAN MARLAN is a Jungian analyst and forensic psychologist who lives and practices in Pittsburgh, PA, USA. She is vice-president of the Pittsburgh Society of Jungian Analysts and a member of the Inter-Regional Society; and was the former editor of the IAAP Newsletter (1999-2004).

STANTON MARLAN, Ph.D., ABPP, LP, is a Jungian psychoanalyst and archetypal psychologist in private practice in Pittsburgh, PA, and an adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychology at Duquesne University. He is a training and supervising analyst with the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, a member of the C. G. Jung Institute of New York, and a licensed psychoanalyst in that state. He is also President of the Pittsburgh Society of Jungian Analysts. He holds diplomates in both clinical psychology and psychoanalysis from the American Board of Professional Psychology. Dr. Marlan has a long-time interest and involvement in Archetypal Psychology and the work of James Hillman, particularly in the area of dreams and alchemy.

DAVID L. MILLER is Watson-Ledden Professor of Religion, Emeritus, at Syracuse University and is a retired Core Faculty Member at Pacifica Graduate Institute. He was made an Associate Member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts in 2002 and an honorary member of the International Association of Analytical Psychology in 2004. He is the author of five books and over one hundred articles and book chapters. For more information about Dr. Miller's work and publications, see: http://web.syr.edu/~dlmiller/

GREG MOGENSON is a Jungian psychoanalyst practicing in London, Ontario, Canada and the editor of the Studies in Archetypal Psychology Series of Spring Journal Books. The author of many articles in the field of analytical psychology, his books include A Most Accursed Religion, The Dove in the Consulting Room, Northern Gnosis, Greeting the Angels, and (with David Miller and Wolfgang Giegerich) Dialectics & Analytical Psychology.

THOMAS MOORE is the author of the bestselling book Care of the Soul and fifteen other books on deepening spirituality and cultivating soul in every aspect of life. He has been a monk, a musician, a university professor, and a psychotherapist, and today he lectures widely on holistic medicine, spirituality, psychotherapy, and ecology. He also writes fiction and music and often works with his wife, artist and yoga instructor, Joan Hanley. He writes regular columns for Resurgence, Spirituality & Health, and Beliefnet.com. He has two children and lives in New England.

GINETTE PARIS is Core Faculty, Mythological Studies Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, California. She is the author of Pagan Meditations (Spring Publications) and Pagan Grace (Spring Publications). This article is an adaptation of the last chapter of her most recent book, The Wisdom of the Psyche: Depth Psychology after Neuroscience, Routledge, London, 2007.

VELIMIR B. POPOVIC is a Jungian psychoanalyst, also trained in clinical psychology and Freudian psychoanalysis, who maintains a private practice in Belgrade, Serbia. He is a lecturer in the Department of Psychology of the University of Belgrade, Serbia, where he teaches clinical psychology, clinical assessment, and analytical and archetypal psychology. He is a faculty member and lecturer at the Gestalt Psychotherapy Training Institute on Malta. His current and long-standing intersts include archetypal psychology, phenomenology, hermeneutics, and Orthodox mystical theology. He has published a number of articles on archetypal and analytical psychology, as well as two books: The Psychology of the Feminine (1995) and On Soul and Gods: Theory and Practice of Archetypal Psychology (2001). Among his many responsibilities, he has recently been invited to teach at the International School for Analytical Psychology (ISAP) in Zurich, Switzerland.

MARCUS QUINTAES is an Archetypal Psychologist currently living in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He did his postgraduate work in Mental Health at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro. One of the founders of the group Rubedo (www.rubedo.psc.br), he is also a coordinator for Himma--Studies in Imaginal Psychology (www.himma.psc.br). He is a member of the International Association for Jungian Studies (IAJS). Having dedicated himself to the study of the works of James Hillman and other major exponents of Archetypal Psychology for the past 17 years, he has worked tirelessly to disseminate Hillman's ideas among the Jungian community in Brazil, and has organized several seminars on Archetypal Psychology and Post-Jungian thought in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo. (e-mail: mvquintaes@gmail.com)

ROBERT D. ROMANYSHYN is an Affiliate Member of The Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and a Senior Core Faculty Member in the Clinical Psychology and Depth Psychotherapy programs at Pacifica Graduate Institute. His most recent book is The Wounded Researcher: Research with Soul in Mind. He lives in Summerland, CA, with his wife Veronica Goodchild.

DAVID H. ROSEN, M.D., a Jungian analyst, holds the McMillan Professorship in Analytical Psychology, and is Professor of Humanities in Medicine and Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Science at Texas A&M University. He is the author of over ninety scholarly articles and eight books including The Healing Spirit of Haiku, co-authored with Joel Weishaus (2004); Transforming Depression: Healing the Soul Through Creativity (2002); Evolution of the Psyche, co-authored with Michael Luebbert (1999); The Tao of Jung: The Way of Integrity (1997). For more information, visit his website: http://psychology.tamu.edu/Faculty/Rosen/index.html, or e-mail him at: drosen@psych.tamu.edu.

DICK RUSSELL is the author of five books, including Eye of the Whale, named among the best books of the year (2001) by three major newspapers. A recipient of the citizen's Chevron Conservation Award, he is a longtime environmental activist who worked closely on projects with Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. He first met James Hillman through a mutual friend who sells both of them organic vegetables. He divides his time between Boston, Los Angeles, and Baja Mexico.

RONALD SCHENK received his Master's degree in Social Work from Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri, and his initial training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy in New Haven, Connecticut. He lived and worked with the Navajo Native Americans before receiving a Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Dallas, specializing in Phenomenological Psychology. He trained in Jungian Analysis with The Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, where he has been a Senior Training Analyst for many years and has served in several administrative capacities, most recently as President. He is currently in private practice and teaches in Dallas and Houston. His interests are in clinical training, cultural psychology, and postmodernism. He has written three books, The Soul of Beauty: A Psychological Investigation of Appearance (1992), which gives an aesthetic perspective on depth psychology; Dark Light: The Appearance of Death in Everyday Life (2001), a collection of essays on culture and imagination; and The Sunken Quest, The Wasted Fisher, The Pregnant Fish: Post-modern Reflections on Depth Psychology (2001). The present essay is part of a larger work in progress, 9/11, Enron, "Katrina": Terror, Destruction and American Soul.

MICHAEL P. SIPIORA is Associate Professor of Psychology at Duquesne University where he has received awards for teaching excellence. In addition to archetypal psychology and narrative, areas of Sipiora's teaching and publication include phenomenological philosophy and psychology, and classical rhetoric. He earned Bachelor's and Master's degrees in philosophy at San Jose State University. His Master's and doctoral studies in psychology with a concentration in literature were carried out at the University of Dallas, where he took courses from Hillman on alchemy, myth, and the Neoplatonic tradition, and attended Ricoeur's McDermott Lectures on narrative. He spent four years as Marketing and Distribution Manager for Hillman's Spring Publications, Inc. He is a licensed psychologist who has practiced in both private and community mental health settings and has been active in organizational development consulting and executive coaching.

GLEN SLATER is a core faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute, where he teaches in the Mythological Studies and Depth Psychology Programs. He has written several essays for Spring Journal and currently edits the journal's film reviews. He also served as editor for and wrote an introduction to Volume 3 of The Uniform Edition of the Writings of James Hillman.

MARY WATKINS is a core faculty member and Coordinator of Community and Ecological Fieldwork and Research in the M.A./Ph.D. Depth Psychology Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute. In 1974, she completed Waking Dreams while studying with James Hillman at the Jung Institute in Zurich. As a member of the early archetypal psychology group, she was inspired by Hillman's commitment to the imaginal and to seeing through. This led to the publication of Invisible Guests: The Development of Imaginal Dialogues in 1986. Since the 1980s, her work has focused on creating bridges between Euro-American depth and archetypal psychologies and psychologies of liberation from Latin America, Africa, and Asia. The latter is explored in her new book, Toward Psychologies of Liberation (Palgrave Macmillan), co-authored with Helene Shulman Lorenz.

SYLVESTER WOJTKOWSKI is a Jungian analyst in private practice in New York City. He is a founding member of the Jungian Psychoanalytic Association (JPA) and a graduate of the C. G. Jung Institute of New York. He received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the New School. He is a board member of the C. G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology. He gives workshops throughout the country on Jungian and Archetypal Psychology, on imagination, mythology, psyche and culture, etc. He has presented at several National and International (IAAP) conferences for Analytical Psychology on various topics, including "Islamic Wound of the Western Psyche" (Barcelona, 2004), "Approaching the Unspeakable Regarding 9/11" (Chicago, 2005), and "Deconstructing the Monstrous" (San Francisco, 2006). He may be contacted at: s.wojtkowski@att.net.

About the editor:
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 and Salt and the Alchemical Soul (ed.).