Marion Woodman: Pioneer of Conscious Femininity and the Psychology of the Soul

Marion Woodman has left a rich legacy of pioneering work in Jungian analysis, somatic psychotherapy, and feminine psychology.

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Feeling Stressed? Awe Might Be What You Need
Awe, Photo titled 'Seashell' by Moyan BrennPhoto Credit: Moyan Breen
I still remember feeling awestruck when I saw the Pacific Ocean for the first time as a child. I remember how incredible it felt looking at the waves and realizing that they stretched so much farther... Read More...
Entering the Liminal Space: An Interview with Expressive Arts Therapist Dr. Lisa Herman
Desert Curves by Shira Bezalel at Flickr, Interview with Lisa Herman, Expressive Arts TherapistPhoto Credit: Shira Bezalel
Expressive arts therapy (EXA) is a form of therapy incorporating multiple arts modalities, such as poetry, movement, painting, music, and storytelling. Process is valued on par with product, and... Read More...
Navigating the Dark Night of the Soul
February 26, 2016
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Navigating Dark Night of the SoulPhoto Credit: Jason Devaun
When someone is going through a particularly difficult time, we may say that he or she is having a “dark night of the soul.” During such a period, someone may be plunged into an emotional realm... Read More...
Archetypes: What They Are and How They Help Us Grow
December 30, 2015
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Archetypes ExploredArtwork Credit: Janice Geller, MA, LPC
Generally speaking, archetypes relate to universal symbols, characters, or motifs that evoke deep meaning. Some examples of well-known archetypes include the Wise Old Man (think Yoda from Star Wars),... Read More...
Money and Happiness: An Interview with Dr. Elizabeth Dunn
If you want happiness...photo by Erno HanninkPhoto Credit: Erno Hannink
Imagine if your job was to think about, and study, what makes people happy. This job actually exists and it belongs to Dr. Elizabeth Dunn, an associate professor of psychology at the University of... Read More...
Word Medicine: Poetry Therapy with John Fox
Original Photo Credit: Kendra Luck
Some people may associate poetry with academia, musty books forgotten in the corner of the library, or with the Beat Generation. Because of this, poetry may feel somewhat elusive and obscure.... Read More...
When is Grief Complicated?
Grief - Tree through rain by Seyed Mostafa Zamani @ FlickrPhoto Credit: Seyed Mostafa Zamani
Grief is the expected and arguably necessary human response to loss. Grieving has a purpose: it is the process by which an individual confronts the incredible range of emotions that can take hold... Read More...
Historical Trends Influencing the Integration of Religion into Psychotherapy
Photo Credit: Kim Pratt
Previously ignored or “treated,” religion is increasingly being discussed in psychotherapy, as therapists are recognizing the power of religion to contribute to healing, as well as to clients’... Read More...
8 Inspiring, Modern Day Spiritual Teachers
April 16, 2015
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There are many spiritual teachers out there that offer valuable inspiration and wisdom. This short post discusses the relationship between spirituality and psychology, reviewing 8 spiritual thought... Read More...