CurriculumThe training program consists of:
Courses ground Jungian analytic work within a broad, multi-dimensional perspective that includes clinical, interpersonal, and archetypal approaches to psychotherapy and a wider understanding of human nature. Although the program may be completed in four years, it is expected that students work at an individual pace to develop greater self-integration and professional competence.
- Personal analysis
- Individually supervised clinical practice
- Small case study groups
The program is divided into two stages separated by a written and oral examination.
The first stage courses focus on:
Upon completion of the required courses, a candidate is eligible to take the mid-program examination.
- Jung's writings and archetypal symbolism
- The theory and practice of Jungian analysis including the psychological interpretation of dreams, myths & comparative religious studies.
- Basic psychoanalytic courses in areas such as transference and countertransference, psychopathology, psychodiagnosis, dynamics of the psyche, personality development, gender and cultural studies.
- Clinical methodology and case seminar
- Ethics in analytic practice
The second stage courses consist of:
A Group Process weekend which provides an opportunity to reflect on the training experience is required for the first four years. Students are also invited to join the professional community and attend lectures given by local and visiting analysts.
- Case seminars
- Advanced reading courses
- Control supervision
- A written thesis
The academic year consists of two semesters, each with fourteen weeks of classes. Regular classes are held primarily on Mondays, with occasional seminars on weekends, to accommodate out-of-town students. Students may choose courses to fit their schedule. A student who wishes to apply for licensure as a psychoanalyst must fulfill the requirements of New York State. http://www.junginstitute.org/index.php/PageId/3/ParentPageId/0