Psyche and Cinema

Psyche and Cinema: The Shining

The Shining: Complexes This is from our Psyche & Cinema series and looks at the Jungian psychology concept of Complexes. This idea is explored through the experience of the main character Jack Torrance’s interaction with the ghost Grady. The Magnum Opus of Jung’s work was the pursuit of individuation. The Centre for Applied Jungian Psychology is now presenting Nigredo, the first stage of the Magnum Opus. Presented online over 12 weeks, Nigredo will explore the concepts of Archetypes, Complexes, Projection and Shadow. The tools and skills required for [...]

Psyche and Cinema: Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence: Anima This is from our Psyche & Cinema series and looks at the Jungian psychology concept of Anima. This idea is explored through the experience of the main character David, who is an artificial boy. The Magnum Opus of Jung’s work was the pursuit of individuation. The Centre for Applied Jungian Psychology is now presenting Nigredo, the first stage of the Magnum Opus. Presented online over 12 weeks, Nigredo will explore the concepts of Archetypes, Complexes, Projection and Shadow. The tools and skills required for the [...]

Psyche and Cinema: The Matrix

The Matrix: Consciousness and Truth. This is from our Psyche & Cinema series and looks at three key ideas from Jungian psychology through the lens of the 1999 film, The Matrix: the 2nd personality as the doorway to individuation, our neuroses as a psychic prison and the relationship of truth to consciousness. Phoenix painting by Benjamin A. Vierling The Magnum Opus of Jung’s work was the pursuit of individuation. The Centre for Applied Jungian Psychology has launched a brand new four stage programme to guide [...]