C G Jung Society of Melbourne Inc

Join us in the quest for wholeness through Jungian archetypes of duality and integration

A forum established in 1962 for discussion, exploration and continued development and application of the concepts espoused by the Swiss psychoanalyst - Carl Gustav Jung

4-Week Short Course

Monday Evenings   27 August, 3, 17, 24 September 2018

7.30pm – 9.30pm
Richmond Library Meeting Room   415 Church St   RICHMOND 3121

The Heroine's Journey

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This series builds on from last year's very successful Divine Feminine series. 1949 Joseph Campbell presented a model of the mythological journey of the hero in The Hero with a Thousand Faces. Since then it has been used as a template for the psycho-spiritual development of the individual. As a response to Campbell’s model, in  1990, Maureen Murdock published her work: The Heroine’s Journey: Woman’s Quest for Wholeness.

Campbell’s response was (1981):

"Women don't need to make the journey. In the whole mythological tradition the woman is there. All she has to do is to realize the She's the The Place that people are trying to get too...


Monday 27th August:

Dr Juliana Kaya Prpic

The Heroine's Journey — an overview

Using the framework presented in The Heroine’s Journey: Woman’s Quest for Wholeness by Maureen Murdock, you will have the opportunity to explore your own Heroine’s Journey.


Monday 3rd September:

Evelynne Joffe

The Heroine's Journey through the Tarot

Journey with the Heroine as She finds her own unique journey through the archetypes of the Major Arcana towards wholeness and the reclaiming of these feminine qualities and values.


Monday 17th September: 

Irene Nuria Daly

The Heroine's Journey as seen in 3 fairy tales

Explore the Heroine’s Journey as seen in The Frog Princess, Cenerentola and The Little Humpback Horse.


Monday 24th September

Margaret Harris

The wise-woman archetype: Menopause as  gift

What are the gifts offered during ‘the change of life’ as women transit into the terrain of the Crone, Hecate and the Divine Feminine?

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