Ethics Workshop for JPA Members


March 7, 2020   9:30 – 4:30


Membership buffet lunch 12:30 – 1:30 included courtesy of JPA

For JPA members only – no registration fee

Please renew your membership before March 7 online or by mail.

Please pre-register online in order to help us plan for the lunch.

Please note the change from our usual location:


This event will be held at the Swedish Center, 1920 Dexter Ave N, Seattle.



PART I:  'The Other' and 'The Syzygy': The Relational Ethics of Levinas and Jung


by Laura Gardener, MA, LMHC, CMHIMP


The clinical relevance of Emmanuel Levinas' Philosophy of Ethics will be described, including his terms 'Totality', 'Infinity', 'Face of the Other', and 'Widow and Orphan'. The ethical implications of Jung's 'Syzygy', 'Shadow', Eros, and 'Soul function' will be compared and contrasted to demonstrate Jung's relevance for contemporary ethical psychotherapeutics.  The concept of 'Inner Intersubjectivity'

will be proposed as the basis of a uniquely Jungian Ethics.  Participants will explore relevancies to their work with clients and implications for 'Care of the World' in light of 'Black Lives Matter'; 'Me Too'; ‘Homelessness and Drug Addiction Crises’; LGBTQ rights, and 'Immigrant Rights'.


PART II:        Ethics in the Spirit of These Times


by Laura J Lewis Thayer, LMHC, EAMP, Jungian Analyst, ISAP Zurich


In times of great chaos an ethical standpoint is pressed more firmly upon us, bringing into stark clarity the often conflicting points of intersection between individual practice, and our personal and public professional responsibilities. This lecture explores where professional practice and outer collective realities meet, and how we, as individuals, might grapple with the task of facing harsh realities that give no easy answers to right action.  We will reflect on the archetypal undercurrents and ‘living meaning’ of these Times, and the soul seeking process of coming to know one’s individual answers.


Jung writes, “the constructive standpoint asks how, out of this present psyche, a bridge can be built into its own future.” CW3 ¶397 

March 14th, 2020

C.G. Jung Society Lecture and Workshop:
Jungian Perspectives for Metabolizing Cultural and Personal Trauma
in a Time of Outrage, Heartbreak and Hope

Seminar Description: 

In response to current cultural, political, social and individual events, this lecture provides theoretical oritentation, mythopoetic narratives and cultural events within which to contextualize collective and personal traumatic phenomenon.



April 18th, 2020

A Public Event for Professionals

Non-Clinicians May Attend


A Seminar with Ann Belford Ulanov, M.DIV., PH.D., L.H.D.

Psychoanalyst and member of the Jungian Psychoanalytic Association, NYC

Seminar Description: 

In our new century we feel upheaval as well as liberation  and it helps  to go back to basics in our clinical work and understanding, not to reify old concepts, but to enter their fluidity and expansiveness into new forms--both reliable and revolutionary. 


I.  In Defense of Dissociation and In Defense of Its Undoing

II.  Projection: Its Many Forms

Early Registration Discount through 3-10-20


Discounts for JPA & Jung Society Members, +65 Seniors and Students with ID


9:30 – 5:00


Registration opens at 8:45 am


Coffee/tea and pastries upon arrival, lunch and parking permit included in registration fee


Bastyr University Auditorium

14500 Juanita Dr NE, Kenmore, WA 98028


6 CEUs


April 24th and 25th, 2020


A revision for our time of the comic drama by Elizabeth Clark-Stern

A Production of the Shrinkrapt Theater Company

With the blessing of the Seattle Jung Society, the Northwest Alliance for Psychoanalytic Study, and the Jungian Psychotherapists Association


Visit us at www.shrinkrapttheater.com




JPA Seattle
Jungian Psychotherapists Association

16150 NE 85th Street, Suite 121
Redmond, WA  98052

(302) 722-JUNG

(302) 722-5864