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Updated by RJ
17th October 2019
A non-profit organisation, which aims to provide
a contact for people
interested in the psychological insights of Carl Gustav Jung.
Through monthly meetings, workshops, other activities and our library,
we seek to help people to understand their own inner journey
and the world today - from a Jungian perspective.
We normally meet at 7:30 for 8:00 pm
on the first Friday of each month
at MacKillop House Conference Centre,
50 Archibald Street, Lyneham (See map)
Recent website updates:
August Event Bulletin:
* Text (and video to come!) of
Terry Curtin's presentation
"Carl Jung and Meister Eckhart" 6 September.
(See it in the menu to the left) - a rich resource of
psychological and spiritual programmes!
Dr Rajiv Singh
(Illawarra Shoalhaven Child, Adolescent and Youth Mental Health
"Dialogic Practice and Jung's Concept of the Temenos"
(at the MacKillop Conference Centre, 50
Open Dialogue (OD),
developed during the 1980s in Western Lapland, Finland, is both a
therapeutic intervention and a way of organising services.
Embodying systemic family therapy, social constructionism and some
psychodynamic principles, OD has shown some impressive results in
working with people with mental health problems, including reduced
rates of medication use and need for hospital treatment. The central
clinical element of OD is Dialogic Practice. Dialogic
Practice emphasises conversations that allow the therapist(s) to be
“with” the person, as opposed to holding conversations “about” the
person. It involves creating a dialogic space within which
meaningful participation of the person and his/her network can
In this talk an attempt will be made to identify
commonalities in this element of dialogic practice with C.G.
Jung's concept of the Temenos – the “inner space deep within us
where soul-making takes place” – where the creativity of healing can
Dr Rajiv Singh is a Child & Adolescent
Psychiatrist who has trained in medicine and psychiatry in India and
then in Australia. He has been working as a consultant for the last
many years, having practiced in India, Australia and New Zealand. He
is currently in his second year of training in Open Dialogue. His
thesis for the OD course looks at resonances between Dialogic
Practice, free association and meditative practice.
Jung Society Members
cash at the door, or by
or by credit card via
from 7:30pm for tea and coffee and snacks,
music, discussion and library.
Dr Singh's presentation is at 8pm
for an hour or so, then we break for supper,
then resume for
questions and discussion, finishing at 10pm.
Saturday, 7th December
*** Christmas Party! ***
(at the MacKillop Conference Centre, 50 Archibald St, Lyneham)
Noooo, it's not tooo early to plan ahead ...
The Canberra Jung Society Inc. does not endorse and is not to be held
responsible for the content of any lecture or advertisement, nor is any
information or advice a substitute for professional counselling and
If you believe that we have inadvertently breached any
copyright provision, please let us know and we will immediately rectify
Cost for entrance to the monthly Friday meetings for non-members is $15 or $10 concession (members free).
Cost for "Special Events" is indicated
Everyone is welcome.
Yearly membership is $75 (or $60 concession), to be paid in March each year,
entitling members to attend our 10 meetings plus receive two newsletters.
We normally meet at 8pm on the first Friday of each month
at MacKillop House, 50 Archibald St, Lyneham, ACT.
Address: PO Box 554, Dickson, ACT 2602, Australia