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Friends of Jung-South presents
A Presentation for Mental Health Clinicians and Persons Seeking Self-Development ​ 

A Series of Four Fairy Tale Workshops

Melissa Werner, PhD, LPC, IAAP

Jungian Analyst, Diplomate of CG Jung Institute, Zurich

“Together we will explore these stories as each of us begins to find our new place in these new times and this new world.”

Four Workshops on Four Wednesdays


May 20 & 27, 2021

June 3 & 10, 2021

6:45 – 9 pm CDT
8 NBCC Contact Hours

Offered online via Zoom.


In this world created by the Self, we meet all those many to whom we belong, whose hearts we touch; here there is no distance, but immediate presence. 
—CG Jung

Fairy tales are archetypal stories that connect us to one another and help us understand the psychological tasks and problems of being human—the hero seeking his fortune, the princess seeking her prince, orphaned children trying to get home. Fairy tale themes translate into today’s language as finding our place in the world, our need for love and relationship and our need to find a nurturing home in our land. These themes resonate in the world and within each of us.
In these dark and difficult times, we are all trying to find a new ground of being. As Jungian analyst and close colleague of CG Jung, Marie-Louise von Franz wrote, “An archetypal experience is the only healing factor in therapy…the simplest expression of collective unconscious psychic processes.” Coming into harmony with conscious and unconscious processes supports growth and self-awareness for our clients and ourselves.

Participants will be able to:

  • Examine Jung’s idea of individuation through story as each story illustrates a different aspect of the individuation process.

  • Demonstrate through the use of fairy tales, how story can help us and our clients connect to a deeper understanding of our tasks as human beings.

  • Gain an understanding of the ways in which bibliotherapeutic uses of myth and story can facilitate client self-insight and contribute to desired clinical outcomes.​

Registration is closed.

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NBCC Continuing Education Credits
Friends of Jung-South has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, AECP #6859. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Friends of Jung-South is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

Friends of Jung-South Membership

Members support the continuing mission of FOJS, and enjoy the camaraderie of a regional group of others with shared interests. Discounted rates for events are offered to members. It is not necessary to pay dues to attend events. Annual membership dues are $20 and renew each January. Members may join at any time during the year.

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