The Philadelphia Association of Jungian Analysts (PAJA) is dedicated to the ongoing teaching and exploration of the work of C.G. Jung, founder of analytical psychology. PAJA offers a number of programs for the study of Jungian thought and practice, and welcomes all mental health professionals and members of the general public who are interested in Jung’s work. The Philadelphia Jung Institute, the training arm of PAJA, is dedicated to training qualified professionals in becoming certified Jungian Analysts. PAJA also serves as a professional organization consisting of certified Jungian Analysts. PAJA supports diversity, pledges equity and fosters inclusivity. We encourage students of any race, color, gender, sexual orientation or gender identity and national or ethnic origin to participate in our programs.
PAJA offers public lectures several times a year for the general public and mental health practitioners. Our events attract individuals from a wide variety of disciplines and backgrounds, and offer the opportunity to learn more about Jungian psychology in a relaxed and informal setting. Presenters are nationally and internationally known experts in depth psychology.
Education: For degreed mental health professionals, PAJA offers workshops & seminars specifically designed to meet their Continuing Education (CE) requirements. These offerings focus on analytical psychology from a more clinical perspective. more »
This monthly intensive seminar is for those who wish to study and engage deeply with the concepts of analytical psychology. Faculty members are all Jungian analysts, scholars in their field, or both. For a clinician who is eligible to apply for analytic training with the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, participation in this program fulfills the prerequisite for seminar experience. Continuing education credits are awarded. more »
The psychoanalytic training program of the Philadelphia Jung Institute consists of small colloquia devoted to the study of Jungian psychology, its symbolic approach to the psyche and the clinical practice of Jungian analysis. The program meets for 16 hours per weekend, one weekend per month, for two academic semesters. This makes it possible to complete rigorous training without making a weekly commitment an important advantage for those who live outside the Philadelphia area and for whom weekly travel would be a significant burden. This training is also eligible for continuing education credits. more »