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 ISRAEL INSTITUTE OF JUNGIAN PSYCHOLOGY

Man "possesses" many things which he has never acquired but has inherited from his ancestors …he brings with him at birth the ground-plan of his nature,"…CW 4 par. 728


The Israel Institute for Jungian Psychology was founded by a group of Jungian analysts with the purpose of widening and deepening their knowledge of the human psyche in accordance with the psychological thought of C.G. Jung. It is a new non profit association, set up in 2001 and has its roots in the Israel Association of Analytical Psychology which was founded by Erich Neumann.  Jung's central concept of the development of the Self within the process of individuation underlies the philosophy of the Institute. At the same time, however, it encourages the plurality of approaches that exist within the Jungian world as well as dialogue with other schools of thought.

The Institute and all its members belong to the International Association of Analytical Psychology,
(IAAP,) and are bound by its regulations concerning its activities, training and ethical conduct.

The Institute has as its goals:
1. The provision of a forum for those engaged in Jungian analysis which offers lectures, seminars and discussions as well as activities under the aegis of the IAAP t
2. The provision of training to qualified mental health professionals who are desirous of becoming Jungian analysts.


TRAINING PROGRAM                                                                                                 
"The therapist must remember that the patient is there to be treated and not to verify a theory …(cw 16 par 237) If the wrong man uses the right means ,the right means work  in the wrong way……In reality ,every thing depend on the man and little or nothing on the method " Cw 13,par/4

Aim of the Program...
The training program aims to enable experienced qualified professional therapists develop further both personally and professionally,

Target population:
The program is intended for experienced qualified mental health professionals such as clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, clinical social workers (who hold a masters degree) and experiential therapists (who hold a masters degree or its equivalent.)

Conditions of acceptance.
The applicant must complete at least 150 hours of personal analysis with a recognized Jungian ( IAAP member) analyst before applying.  Though the question of application for training must be raised in the analysis, the analyst is not involved in the application process nor in the subsequent periodic evaluations of the candidate.  

The application process is carried out by the Qualifying Committee according to the following steps;
1.    Candidates are required to fill in application forms, enclose a detailed biographical account and professional recommendations.
2.    Candidates will be interviewed individually by three separate analysts who are members of the Institute.
3.    Two additional analysts, also members of the Institute will receive all the material and participate in the committee's deliberations and decisions...
4.    At the end of the process the applicant receives the committee's decision in writing.
5.     I if he she has been accepted he is also sent a detailed studies program. If he/she is not accepted the applicant is given the committee's considerations for its decision.


Structure of the training program

General description.:
The training program is designed to introduce the candidates to Jungian thinking. to familiarize them  with symbolic language and help bridge between the clinical and the archetypal symbolic world . Candidates are exposed to different approaches in Jungian thinking and their clinical application.The Candidates must be in analysis all the years of training (300 hours) and continue till they submit their final work

Throughout the course of training the candidate may consult one of the tutors who are a member of the Institute staff and whose task it is to accompany the candidate on his personal and professional development.

 Training Course:
The studies take place in Jerusalem, once a week on Tuesdays between the hours of 17.00 and 21.00 for ten months of the year. The studies continue for at least four years.

The studies are spiral in character; so that the central subjects studied are returned to more than once, in greater depth each time, enabling the candidates to integrate the subject and deepen their knowledge. All the courses are accompanied by group supervision which   becomes more intensive in the third year. The candidates take an active part in the process, presenting theoretical material based on their own extensive reading as well as relevant clinical material.   

At the end of each year candidates are required to write a paper reflecting their knowledge and understanding of the material taught. The candidate also participates in an individual evaluation meeting before passing on to the next year,  

Most courses consist of several weekly sessions each session embraces two parts on the same subject, generally given by two different instructors. The first part is a presentation of the theoretical aspect of the subject; the second is its clinical and experiential application.  This clinical focus lies at the center of the training which includes material from mythology, art, literature, cinema...
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 Special attention is paid to the creation of an atmosphere conducive to serious study.

In addition to the courses two workshops are offered each year and after completion of the first year candidates are also invited to participate in the general activities of the Institute...

Two tutors are assigned to each group of candidates to accompany their personal and professional development. Throughout the period of their studies.

The training which consists of theoretical studies, personal development and development as analysts consists of two stages:

In the first stage the candidate learns to internalize the symbolic language and the central concepts of Jungian thinking and to make the connection between these concepts and the clinical world.

In the second stage – known as control analysis - the candidate starts to apply this knowledge within the analytic work she / he carries out under intensive personal supervision this stage continues beyond the years of the theoretical courses.  

In order to qualify as analyst the candidate is required to write a  paper describing the process of a long term analysis she/he  has carried out which includes supporting theoretical material.

Program:

The First Year  
Introduces symbolic language and Jung's basic concepts such as consciousness, the unconscious, complex and symbol, archetypes such as the ego, persona, shadow, anima and animus, the transcendent function, the process of individuation and the self It includes classes on dreams , various approaches to the development of the ego , the


The Second year:
The Ego and its development as expressed in myths, fairy tales and psychopathology; the development of consciousness according to Neumann's understanding /
Evil and the Shadow with emphasis on the Inferior Function  
The patient- therapist relationship, according to Jung's alchemical model including transference and counter transference


Third Year
The collective unconscious and the archetypes
The self and the process of individuation.
Psychopathology relating to the self and the child


Fourth Year
During this final year which draws together the threads of the material taught the candidates encounter post Jungian thinking within its historical, cultural and philosophical context. Alchemy, mythology, fairy tales are enlarged on. Jewish themes and comparisons with other depth psychologies such as psychoanalysis are pursued. The subject of synchronicity is also discussed.


Evaluations
At the end of each year the candidate participates in an evaluation session which is held after he/she has submitted a written paper. The evaluation assesses the extent to which the material taught has been internalized, the language of symbols understood and the Jungian approach integrated. It is according to these evaluations that it is decided when a candidate is ready to start control analysis.


A written a paper that consists of the presentation of a long term analytic case which he/she carried out under control supervision by two analysts from the institute one of them can be from another institute but the second and the one that submit the candidate to the last evaluation must be from the institute , accompanied by appropriate theoretical material. Is the final qualifying requirement. He/she is examined on this paper by the qualifying committee to which the paper is submitted.

At the end of this entire process he/she receives the qualification of Jungian Analyst and can apply to be accepted as member of the International Association of Jungian Psychologists.


The training program requires readiness for a serious commitment to undergo a deep personal as well as professional process which consists of intellectual as well as emotional investment which ultimately carries its own reward.