“Learn your theories as well as you can,
but put them aside when you touch the miracle of the living soul.” — C. G. Jung
DATES: February 22-24, 2019
LOCATION: Washington State History Museum, Tacoma, WA
CEUs: Up to 18.5 CEU hours for LMFT, LMHC, LASW, LICSW, and associates.
The Washington Pastoral Counseling Association and The C. G. Jung Institute of Seattle are excited to present this outstanding and economically-priced event.
This conference is for depth-oriented professionals longing to foster the central presence of soul in
profession and vocation. We anticipate attendees from multiple professions, such as law, psychotherapy, bodywork, education, religious, and medicine. The focus of the presentations will enhance participants’ deepened awareness of this core Care of Souls tradition and its sophisticated application to their professional practice. The presenters are distinguished by a depth perspective into the Care of Souls tradition for contemporary professions, through a variety of lenses.
Three conference learning goals are foundationally structured into each presentation design. In this
depth psycho-spiritual exploration, you will:
• Review the history of the Western Care of Souls tradition.
• Learn current and evolving applications of this core tradition.
• Imagine how ancient reverence for the Anima Mundi, the spirit of the world, can be restored and deepened.
Celebrated Jungian analyst Ann Belford Ulanov and renowned theologian Matthew Fox will provide an elegant plenary leadership. Ulanov has detailed her sustained interest in Jungian inquiries into soul through decades of writing, teaching, and clinical inquiry. Fox specializes in one of Jung’s favorite care of souls mystics—Meister Eckhart.
Acclaimed international poet David Whyte will anchor this event in the poetic and contemplative body-psyche with an evening performance. In addition, practitioners of a variety of ancient spiritual traditions will offer brief mindfulness moments before each major plenary session.
For more details regarding the plenary presentations, visit https://www.fstnw.org/souls/plenary-presentations).
Attendees can choose between 30 concurrent presentations led by leaders in our healing community from throughout the state and the country, including:
• Body as Portal to the Soul
• Plant Soul and Human Soul
• Soulful Legal Practice
• Natural Versus Induced Mysticism
• Care of the Erotic Soul
• Cracking the Code of A Soul-Infused Life
• Care for the Soul of Clergy
• Redeeming the Feminine Soul
For a full list of speakers and presentation topics, visit www.fstnw.org/souls.
Closing Plenary Panel:
The Care of Souls and the Care of Mother Earth: Healing an Ailing Anima Mundi, the Soul of the World How does the Care of Souls tradition help us understand and intervene in the planetary eco-crisis all around us? How do we tend to this grieving, ailing Mother Earth in our profession, in our person? A closing panel, anchored by Ann Ulanov and Matthew Fox, will constellate a community conversation about this aching dilemma facing us and our beloved planetary Home
Register now at www.fstnw.org/souls. Space is limited for some concurrent presentations. Register early to make sure you reserve space for your favorite presentations.
Members of the following professional organizations receive $25 off regular rates: C. G. Jung Institute of Seattle (CGJIS) and Washington Pastoral Counseling Association (WPCA) as conference co-sponsors, and American Association of Pastoral Counselors (AAPC-NW) and Family Systems Therapists Northwest (FSTNW) as conference partners.
Special rates available for students and associate-level practitioners. Visit www.fstnw.org/souls for details
**Credit: Header image is by Cyprian Leowitz, “Eclipses Luminarium”, 1554 courtesy of Heidelberg University Library.
Important: Washington Pastoral Counseling Association is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.