Boulder Psychotherapy Institute

Advanced Training in Applied Existential Psychotherapy (AEP)

An Experiential Psychodynamic Gestalt Approach   •   Boulder, Colorado

The Call To Create

Linda Schierse Leonard, Jungian Analyst


*Explore the creative process through archetypal figures of transformation of the psyche.

*Share dreams, images, and experiences.

*Learn to use writing exercises to open up the creative psyche.

*Learn to work with the insecurities, doubts and obstacles that block the hopes, visions and insights that foster a rich interior life and its embodiment.

*If you are a therapist, learn to work with clients to enhance their creativity.

The Workshop: The workshop celebrates the recent publication of the paperback edition of Linda's book, The Call to Create. It combines lecture and discussion with experiential exercises. It should benefit mental health professionals and psychology graduate students as well as artists, writers, and others interested in the creative process. Jungian analysts and therapists who know Linda Leonard and her body of work should find this workshop of special interest. Addictions counselors who know Linda’s previous work on creativity and addiction (Witness to the Fire) may also be drawn to this workshop. Bring paper and writing materials.

The Workshop Leader: Linda Schierse Leonard, Ph.D., is a Jungian Analyst trained in Zurich. She is an internationally renowned author, lecturer and workshop presenter. Linda is a founding member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts and a faculty member and training analyst for the C. G. Jung Institute of Colorado. Her best-selling book, The Wounded Woman, has been translated into 15 languages and continues to influence people around the world. She has written five other popular books on Jungian topics, including On the Way to the Wedding, Following the Reindeer Woman: Path of Peace and Harmony, Meeting the Madwoman, The Call to Create, and Witness to the Fire: Creativity and the Veil of Addiction. Linda is in private practice in Boulder and Aspen and is available for phone consultation as well as face-to-face therapy. She conducts workshops for us on creativity, film as an adjunct to therapy, addictions, film and the unconscious and aging. Her workshops are open to the general public. Linda is especially interested in working with writers and artists on creativity issues and with dreams.

This workshop is open to the general public as well as mental health professionals and graduate students. Artists and writers are welcome. It counts toward the Advanced Certificate in Applied Existential Psychotherapy at the Boulder Psychotherapy Institute.

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