About the Centre for Applied Jungian Studies
Usually access to Jung’s work is reserved for those who are able and inclined to enter analysis, or for those exceptional and privileged enough to spend many years studying the Collected Works (20 volumes) and the last eighty years of Jungian and Post Jungian literature, in other words – the privileged few.
Our method of delivery is neither academic nor esoteric, focusing instead on the practical application of Jung’s work in the student’s life for the purposes of personal transformation, increasing consciousness and promoting individuation. This is not meant to reduce the depth and complexity, nor subtlety of Jung’s opus and in no way denigrates the invaluable work provided by Jungian analysts around the world. We stress that the teaching and facilitation offered in not of a clinical nature and is not a substitute for those requiring or seeking analysis.
TOWARDS THIS AIM WE OFFER THE FOLLOWING:
OUR BLOGS. The Blog posts are aimed at anyone who enjoys stimulating, thought provoking posts. Some are humorous and some are serious. You can scroll through the categories, being Jungian posts, Personal Posts, Practical Posts and Philosophical Posts. The main writers are Stephen Farah and Anja van Kralingen, but there are also a number of guest posts.
WORKSHOPS. The Centre is based in Johannesburg South Africa. The majority of our workshops are run at our Centre in Sandton. We also offer Workshops in Durban and Cape Town.
Stephen teaches a Master Class, which is open to our students, bi-monthly on a Tuesday evening. Please peruse our site for free e-books, dream interpretations and links. We also have an active Facebook Page.
Jungian psychology is a unique system of psychology in that it is ideally suited to the ‘healthy psyche’. The focus of Jung’s work whilst not ignoring pathologies went far beyond pathology into the areas of personal destiny, self expression, self knowledge and meaning.
The principle goal of the Jungian journey is to find yourself, who you authentically are independently of what you have been told to believe about who you are. And so equipped, to discover the possibility of expressing this authentic self in the world, the realisation your optimum destiny or what Jung called individuation.
Jung’s work is amongst the most potent, deeply mysterious and radical systems of thought developed during the 20th century. He truly deserves the title of Gnostic Alchemist.