What is the course about?
This class offers historical background to contemporary thinking in counselling and analytical psychology. Discover more about yourself and your story using some basic Jungian therapeutic concepts, including myths and symbols to enhance your ability to understand yourself and others in therapy - and in life.
What will we cover?
The day will explore some basic Jungian ideas, such as Jung's map of the soul, and the question of what is a symbol?
What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...
- Identify whether Jungian ideas are interesting for you as either therapist or patient.
- Assess whether Jungian ideas are helpful for understanding life's problems.
What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?
Suitable for anyone interested in Jungian therapy, no previous experience needed.
How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?
The day will focus on you as an experiential learner, interacting with fellow students, plus tutor input of basic concepts.
Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?
None. A notebook may be useful. A reading list will be provided.
When I've finished, what course can I do next?
You may wish to enrol for further personal and/or professional development courses, or for another counselling course here at City Lit:
An introduction to the unconscious (PC414)
Introduction to transactional analysis (PC406)
Introduction to psychosynthesis (PC407)
Introduction to Gestalt counselling (PC403/PC412)
Introduction to cognitive behavioural therapy (PC401/PC408).
General information and advice on courses at City Lit is available from the Student Centre and Library on Monday to Friday from 12:00 – 19:00.
See the course guide for term dates and further details