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Jonathan Young, PhD is a psychologist (PSY10231) who assisted mythologist Joseph Campbell for several years at seminars -- and was the Founding Curator of the Joseph Campbell Archives and Library. As a professor, Dr. Young created and chaired the Mythological Studies Department at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara. His recent book is SAGA - Best New Writings on Mythology, volume 2.
Jonathan Young and The Center for Story and Symbol also offer one-day and evening seminars and workshops. Presented at an introductory level, these seminars and workshops are not just for psychotherapists. They are open to all those interested in archetypal perspectives.
Community presentations are sponsored by churches, schools, and groups. If you would like Dr. Young to speak to your group, please contact the Center at 805-687-7171.
You may wish to order SAGA or SAGA II, edited by Dr. Young.
You can order Saga and Saga II directly from the Center for Story and Symbol. See the order form for current prices. We also make available selections from the reading lists for our past and present continuing education Seminars on the individual course pages.
This lecture will focus on the rewards of following a calling. Joseph Campbell showed us how ancient stories transmit hidden resources. This evening will reflect on Wonder Woman and other initiatory stories to discuss how emerging knowledge is revealed at each stage of identity formation. Dr. Young will consider the implications of a personal paradigm shift, and discuss the transformational quest.
Location: University of Philosophical Research
3910 Los Feliz Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90027
Each stage of life has its beauty. We honor our inherent worth and dignity when we use our strengths well. Live Oak member Jonathan Young will draw from the adventures of Wonder Woman to reflect on claiming our best qualities.
Where: 820 N. Fairview Ave. Goleta CA 93117 ~ Free
When: Sunday, January 27, 2019 ~ 10-11:30 am
Phone: 805 967-7867
Website: Live Oak Goleta
Counts as a real-time course (as if you are in the room)
**** REGISTRATION CLOSES 6 February at 5 p.m. ****
This is a day on the symbolic study of folklore and mythology. Through storytelling and lively discussion of The Wizard of OZ, we will explore how favorite stories reflect adult psychological dynamics and offer guidance for those dealing with life-stage transitions.
The presentations review the familiar journey down the yellow brick road for significant metaphors and personal insights. This course shows how to explore a classic tale for greater understanding of the inner life. We focus on how mythic stories reflect emotional dynamics.
Mythic patterns in stories reflect a broad range of human concerns. This is a course on drawing insights from wisdom tales. The training deepens awareness of the significant role stories play in personal development and identity formation.
The course is open to all those interested in archetypal perspectives. The discussions require no background in mythology, literature, film studies or Jungian psychology.
Checking-in begins at 9:30 a.m. - Seminar 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- On your own, please return on time
Open and useful to anyone interested in the topic.
Note: Webinar attendees seeking CE credit must be logged in for workshop duration. Login instructions will be emailed to all webinar participants after registration closes.
Location: The University of Philosophical Research,
3910 Los Feliz Blvd. Los Angeles, 90027
The university is the exclusive site for enrollment in this particular workshop. Please contact them for registration and technical information:
Tuition: In person: $140 with CE credit ~ $95 non-credit
Webinar: $95 with CE credit ~ $45 non-credit
Continuing Education: Psychology, MFT, LCSW, LPCC, (6 hours) RN (7 hours). The material is presented at an introductory level, requiring no background in mythic studies, narrative theory, or Jungian psychology. Non-credit: Those not needing verification of attendance, such as teachers, writers, clergy, and artists – are welcome as non-credit attendees. Spouses, friends, students, and others not needing verification of attendance can also choose the lower non-credit tuition.
This seminar counts as a real-time in-person course (not home-study) for Psychology, MFT, LCSW, LPCC, etc : 6 CE hours, Nursing: 7 hours. Most teachers must get credits approved by their school administration. Credits are provided by the Center for Story and Symbol. Center courses meet the requirements in most states.
Psychology ~ The Center for Story and Symbol is approved by the American Psychology Association to sponsor continuing education hours for psychologists. The Center maintains responsibility for these programs and their contents. CE hours are accepted by the California MCEP program. Full attendance is required for psychologists – No partial credit.
MFT, LCSW, LPCC ~ California BBS Provider Number PCE 3903 RN ~ Provider approved by the Calif. Board of Registered Nursing, BRN Provider Number CEP 12477
Teachers ~ Continuing Education courses are customarily approved by immediate supervisors. It is usually sufficient for teachers to attend on a non-credit (auditing) basis and present a receipt for the course. Psychologists who want online real-time live credit must attend on the day of the course.
Last chance: No other workshops on this topic in the foreseeable future.