Posted on March 10, 2016 by alchemy in Events, Workshops with Comments Disabled
Thank you for your interest in attending the live Alchemy session on Saturday, May 14, at Our Lady of the Elms. After careful consideration, the Alchemy Board of Trustees has elected to postpone the event due to a lower than anticipated audience size. Our emphasis is on creating a deeply moving and rewarding experience for our students and our supporters and we believe we can best accomplish this at a future event.
Transforming Trauma Through Myth and Image:
From African Village to American Inner City
In recent years much attention has been given to the study and treatment of traumatized individuals in the clinical setting. But what of the communities that suffer monumental social problems in the face of our contemporary global epidemic of collective violence? How might traumatized communities heal the brokenness that trauma imposes upon social and cultural identity? This symposium views collective trauma through the unique lens of Jungian psychological theory and demonstrates how two distinguished Jungian practitioners work toward transformation of trauma outside the bounds of the consulting room. Read more →
Posted on July 7, 2015 by alchemy in Workshops with Comments Disabled
One-week Intensive Programs
Tuesday, July 7
10:00 am – 1:00 pm, & 2:30 – 5:00 pm Adolescent Passages: Gazing back so that we may go forward
Jung called myths the “first and foremost psychic phenomena that reveal the nature of the soul.” As we tell, discuss, and analyze myth through the lens of adolescence, we will rediscover as adults those rare, core moments in life which help us realize that we can live again with the sense of passion in life first experienced in the adolescent world of infinite possibilities.