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                                                “Enlightenment is not imagining figures of light but making the darkness conscious.”

                                                                                                                                            Carl Gustav Jung



Upcoming Events


Fall GCFJ Film Study Event - “The World Within”, C. G. Jung

“The images of the unconscious place a great responsibility upon a man. Failure to understand them or a shrinking of ethical responsibility deprives him of his wholeness and imposes a painful fragmentariness on his life."

In The World Within, this idea is explored as we are given a glimpse inside Jung's Red Book, the diary in which he described his dreams and fantasies. In addition, he recorded these unconscious images with colorful paintings which appear throughout the film, along with his reflections upon their possible meaning. These are the creations, as Jung comments, which have carried me out of time into seclusion, out of the present into timelessness.” " Also included in the World Within is rarely seen footage of Jung himself interviewed in Switzerland. He talks at length about his work on dreams, memory, archetypal figures and the importance of ritual and fantasy.

The World Within - CG Jung In His Own Words

Friday, September 23rd, 2022

7:00 PM Film Group Discussion to Follow Film

Fellowship Hall at The Cincinnati Unity of Cincinnati

1401 E McMillan St

Cincinnati, OH  45206

United States

*Off street parking available next door



The Wound as Bridge to the Numinous

with Laura Chapman, Jungian Analyst

The wound is the place where the Light enters you" – Rumi

Wounding is a fundamental part of human experience and can connect us to the undeveloped and unknown aspects of ourselves. When we bring conscious awareness to the experience of being wounded, the psyche can be activated. Working in this way brings forth an experience of soul and evokes the profound mystery of life, which can be numinous. This kind of process can contact what Carl Jung called "the spirit of the depths."

This opening can restore a sense of intactness alongside our woundedness and redirect the unarticulated parts of our wound into a form that assimilates healing, growth and transformation. Not all wounds heal completely, but when wounds are reexamined, they can lead to a reintegration that has a positive effect and continues to shape our consciousness as we evolve.

This workshop will show how wounding is connected to personal growth and can help us become more fully ourselves, a process Jung called individuation. The presentation will be a combination of lecture, dream material, case examples, and personal stories. Included will be time for individual exploration.


9:30am - 1:00pm (doors open at 9am)


1401 E. McMillan St.

Cost: $40 members, $50 non-members

CEUS pending

Laura Chapman M.A., L.S.W., is a Jungian Analyst and a psychotherapist who has been in private practice since 1980 in Cleveland, Ohio. She is a member of Jung Cleveland, a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Jungian Analysts, a member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts (IRSJA), as well as a member of the International Association for Analytical Psychology (IAAP). Laura’s early work as a psychotherapist included a somatic approach aimed at developing awareness between the body and mental/emotional processes. She brings this embodied approach to analytic work. Laura’s continued interest is how the conscious exploration of one's wounded places can facilitate an opening for change, growth, and the possibility of transformation.

Call 513-324-0570 or visit www.jungcincinnati.org.


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