An American Jungian: In honor of Edward F Edinger : Edward F. Edinger was such a significant presence in the worldwide Jungian community that this volume can only begin to assess his greatness as an interpreter of Jung’s work and his dedication to the significance of Analytical psychology—but it well illustrates his worth. This extraordinary … Read more


Jung’s work has for many years provided me with rich wisdom, insight and personal growth. In many ways my reading journey has been a lonely one and as I read Jung’s work I have longed to discuss individual paragraphs with a Jungian Analyst; I have wondered how they would interpret a particular piece, what insights … Read more

Recommended Reading List on Love, Intimacy and Relationships

Explore love, intimacy and relationships through a Jungian lens: Another Piece of my Heart : with Badger McGee, Sett in His Eros Ways by Daryl Sharp – Another Piece of My Heart is playful and thought-provoking, as befits the author’s style in integrating Logos and Eros while differentiating between the two. Sometimes bawdy and whimsical, often … Read more

Dream Interpretation Recommended Reading List

Jung sees the dream as the steady endeavor of the unconscious to create the best possible equilibrium in the psyche. It is in the world of dreaming that the unconscious expresses itself, providing us with insight into the way in which we are operating in the world, providing us with insight into our feelings, our … Read more

Woman Studies : Recommended Reading List

Jung suggested that the drive to wholeness, to individuation is inherent in the psyche. The feminine journey towards individuation involves a deepening of life’s journey, going down into the depths of the soul, of healing and reclaiming lost parts. Thus individuation involves an increasing awareness of your own unique psychological realities, including your personal strengths … Read more

World Weary Woman : Her Wound and Transformation by Cara Barker

The title of this book immediately grabbed my attention, World Weary Woman, I did indeed feel weary, world weary!  Bone tired from the weight of the world’s demands, the judgements, the constant need for setting goals and achievement, the attending to my wounds, the relentless searching and searching and searching. Was I a world weary … Read more

Creating a Life: Finding your Individual Path by James Hollis

James Hollis has the extraordinary ability to make the work of Carl Jung meaningfully applicable to our everyday lives and this genius is apparent in Creating a Life: Finding your Individual Path.  The book takes you on a journey into living an examined life, a journey towards consciousness. But Hollis warns this journey will not solve all … Read more


Reflections on the Badger Trilogy J. Gary Sparkles, Jungian analyst a.k.a. Henri Etincelles “Take another piece of my heart, baby,” soloed Janis Joplin in her throaty and exuberant late-sixties voice.  We hear that same heartfelt exuberance, today, these decades later, in the writings of the North Country’s own Daryl Sharp (I write as a stateside … Read more

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