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Understanding Jungian Psychology: an introductory course for everyone

Weekly on Thursdays
5:00pm - 7:00pm GMT, 6:00pm - 8:00pm CET, 12:00pm - 2:00pm EST


This online introductory course on Jungian psychology is suitable for professionals and non-professionals alike. Over a period of six weeks, Dr Kevin Lu will walk you through the core basics of C. G. Jung’s psychology, including his unique understanding of the structure of the psyche, his theory of psychological types, the archetypes of the collective unconscious, and three major personified archetypes central to the development of the personality (shadow, persona, and the Self).

Week 1 (Thu, Feb. 18): Jung's model of the psyche

Week 2 (Thu, Feb. 25): Psychological types

Week 3 (Thu, Mar. 04): Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious

Week 4 (Thu, Mar. 11): The shadow (aka, Batman)

Week 5 (Thu, Mar. 18): The persona

Week 6 (Thu, Mar. 25): The Self (aka, the Hulk)


DATES: Thursdays (February 18 & 25; March 4, 11, 18 & 25)

TIMES: 5:00pm - 7:00pm GMT, 6:00pm - 8:00pm CET, 12:00pm - 2:00pm EST

Kevin will deliver accessible lectures with contemporary examples from graphic novels and films to bring Jung’s ideas to life. There will be ample opportunity for questions and discussion to enhance your learning experience, and you will have access to our unique learning environment for the duration of the course.

Learning Objectives

  • To provide an accessible introduction to C. G. Jung’s analytical psychology
  • To demonstrate how aspects of Jung’s psychology can be applied to elucidate cultural artefacts including film and graphic novels
  • To show how Jung’s psychology remains relevant for contemporary society


Kevin Lu, BA (Hons) (University of Toronto); MA (Heythrop College, University of London); PhD (University of Essex), is a Senior Lecturer and Director of the MA Jungian and Post-Jungian Studies in the Department of Psychosocial and Psychoanalytic Studies, University of Essex. He is a former member of the Executive Committee of the International Association for Jungian Studies and a member of Adjunct Faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Kevin's publications include articles and chapters on Jung’s relationship to the discipline of history, Arnold J. Toynbee’s use of analytical psychology, critical assessments of the theory of cultural complexes, sibling relationships in the Chinese/Vietnamese Diaspora, racial hybridity, and Jungian perspectives on graphic novels and their adaptation to film.


Full course: £180.00 (plus any ticket fees)

Individual seminar: £35.00 (plus any ticket fees)

If you opt for the full course, you will be invited to join an exclusive space within our online network for the psychologically curious, THE STILLPOINT SPACES COMMUNITY (more below). Once there you will be able to post comments, converse with the presenter and your peers, and access recordings of the lectures at any time after the date they were delivered. You may also post and share your interest with others in our wider network outside the course.

If you are a member of Stillpoint Spaces with a space on our counselling or coaching gallery you are entitled to 15% off the ticket price. Please email for your discount code.

We reserve a limited amount of tickets at a concessional rate for those unable to meet the full cost. Please email us at if this applies to you.

You do not need to be a professional clinician to join this course, however if you are, you may request a certificate of attendance which would provide you with two hours CPD per meeting.

Before each meeting, we will send you the link to join the webinar. A link will also be posted within the course's forum on our network.

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