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The Santa Fe Boys Educational Foundation

Through The Santa Fe Boys Educational Foundation I am planning a publication and conference on the early in life origins of violent behavior in males. My plan is that these efforts will be interdisciplinary, drawing on neuro-biologists, criminologists, experimental and empirical psychologists, primatologists, evolutionary psychologists, economists etc., who are aware of the early vulnerabilities of …

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Coloured sagittal MRI scans of the human brain. Changes in brain activity offer clues to what the dream is about. Photograph: Simon Frazer/SPL/Getty Images

Scientists identify parts of brain involved in dreaming

Scientists have unpicked the regions of the brain involved in dreaming, in a study with significant implications for our understanding of the purpose of dreams and of consciousness itself. What’s more, changes in brain activity have been found to offer clues as to what the dream is about. Dreaming had long been thought to occur …

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Where is the evidence for evidence-based therapy?

Attached is Jonathan Shedler’s latest salvo in his noble war against “Evidence Based Practices.” EBP is truly the Emperor Without Clothes.  Yet, driven by the immense financial gain to academic psychologists who develop EBP’s, it is slowly insinuating itself into every corner of psychotherapy in the United States. I am a post-doctoral Fellow at LA’s …

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New book by Randy Fertel – A Taste for Chaos: The Art of Literary Improvisation

In response to the recent IAJS discussion list thread about Jung as Trickster, I would like to bring to your attention my new book – A Taste for Chaos: The Art of Literary Improvisation, which I dedicate to James Hillman, “a ferocious Trickster,” and in which Trickster figures prominently in my chapter “’Pierce[d] … with Strange …

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Research Study Invitation – Patients/clients post-termination contact

Dear Esteemed Colleagues: I am currently doing research into the post-termination contact practices of therapists for my doctoral dissertation and could really use your assistance in completing my project. The project has received IRB approval (#030114) from my institution and my dissertation proposal has been approved. Any licensed mental health professional is welcome to participate, …

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The Search for Roots: C. G. Jung and the Tradition of Gnosis

What Reviewers Say: “Excellent book… Ribi has the feel of Gnosis and knows his sources, both ancient and modern… There is no doubt that it was Jung, and not Hans Jonas, who rediscovered Gnosticism and its importance for modernity.” – Gilles Quispel (Professor of Early Christian History, Utrecht University), The San Francisco Jung Institute Library …

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New Book Underworlds: Philosophies of the Unconscious from Psychoanalysis to Metaphysics By Jon Mills

The first book of its kind to provide a detailed analysis of the history of the unconscious from the underworlds of Greek and Egyptian mythology to psychoanalysis and metaphysics, Jon Mills presents here a unique study of differing philosophies of the unconscious. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jon Mills, Psy.D., Ph.D., ABPP, is a philosopher, psychoanalyst and psychologist …

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Important New Book from Diego Pignatelli – Psiche Primordiale

“This is an important book for our time, if for no other reason than, like Jung’s Red Book, it invites Jungian scholars and practitioners a look back to their ancestral roots. His book is a return for a new beginning that reverses the current regression in much of Jungian thought to psychoanalytic ideas. It offers …

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New Book by Jon Mills – Underworlds: Philosophies of the Unconscious from Psychoanalysis to Metaphysics

Dear All: For those of you who may be interested, my recent book was just published by Routledge and is called, Underworlds: Philosophies of the Unconscious from Psychoanalysis to Metaphysics.   This is my attempt to fill a gap in the literature by systematically examining the most comprehensive theories of the unconscious celebrated in the works …

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