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What is Jungian Analysis?

Jungian analysis is a form of depth psychotherapy pioneered by Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung in the early 20th century. Many are attracted to Jung’s approach because of his emphasis on deep psychological growth rather than just symptom relief, and because of his respect for spirituality and the creative process. Jung himself referred to the approach he initiated as Analytical Psychology and believed that it should continue to develop beyond his own discoveries and insights. And it has. Current Jungian practice is enriched by a broad range of perspectives and research.

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The New York Association for Analytical Psychology (NYAAP) is a professional society of graduate Jungian analysts practicing primarily in the greater New York metropolitan area and throughout the United States and Canada. NYAAP provides professional enrichment for members, conducts regularly scheduled business meetings, and maintains a free personalized Referral Service for the public.

NYAAP is a charter member of The International Association for Analytical Psychology and plays a leading role in both the local and international Jungian communities.

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Jung compulsive

It’s not the people with the best ideas that direct the course of history, but the people with the most determination. Many of the movers and shakers of the world are compulsive. Part of the purpose of the book and the Healthy Compulsive Project blog are to help the people who are driven or compulsive to contribute what they can, rather than have their energy cause conflict and depression.

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NYAAP member Les Stein has a new book out: Working with Mystical Experiences in Psychoanalysis: Opening to the Numinous (London: Routledge, 2019). While we miss Les’s presence here in New York, we are excited to share news of his most recent book. Here is an excerpt from the book jacket: “A mystical experience, no matter

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