Speaking of Jung is a podcast created by Laura London in an effort to explore the life and work of C.G. Jung through in-depth discussions with certified Jungian analysts.

You can listen to the episodes right here in your browser or download them directly to your computer. Scroll down for a complete listing of the episodes. They are also available on iTunesStitcher, and Google Play.

Follow Laura on Twitter {@jungianLaura} for daily updates and for quotes from whatever she's currently reading. 

Latest Episode 

Episode 27: James Hollis, Ph.D. ~ August 16, 2017 ~ Zürich-trained Jungian analyst and author James Hollis returned to the podcast to discuss his book, The Eden Project: In Search of the Magical Other – A Jungian Perspective on Relationship. Topics include: complexes, projection, eating disorders, the gods, Antigone, the Magical Other, the Eden Project, abusive relationships, birth trauma, co-dependence, anxiety, grief, outgrowing relationships, parent-child relationships, the narcissistic wound, narcissism, and the romantic fantasy.

Upcoming Guests

Zürich-trained Jungian analyst and author J. Gary Sparks joins us again on September 22, 2017, to talk about his book, Valley of Diamonds: Adventures in Number and Time with Marie-Louise von Franz, and to give us an update on his new book, Carl Jung and Arnold Toynbee: The Social Meaning of Inner Work, scheduled to be published by Inner City Books in mid-September. Gary previously joined us in Episode 2 to discuss his first book, At the Heart of Matter: Synchronicity & Jung's Spiritual Testament. He's also edited two books by the late, great Jungian analyst Dr. Edward F. Edinger. They are, Ego & Self: The Old Testament Prophets – From Isaiah to Malachi, and Science of the Soul: A Jungian Perspective.

Joining us in October will be Zürich-trained Jungian analyst Richard J. Sweeney, Ph.D. to discuss his recent presentation, Dreams and the Dynamics of Transformation. Dr. Sweeney will explore how dreams and fantasy images manifest the creative, inspirational and healing aspects of our being. He will also consider how our dreams express what C.G. Jung called "the transcendent function" that promotes both personal and societal transformation.

Laura's Guest Appearances

Laura will be the guest on two upcoming podcasts in November. More information coming soon.

On Thursday, August 24, 2017, Laura was Erick Godsey's guest on The Metaprogramming Podcast for a rather personal interview.

During the early morning hours of August 21, Laura was a guest on The Other Side of Midnight, reporting live from Charleston, South Carolina, where she was on the path of totality of the Total Solar Eclipse. That episode is available to Club 19.5 members.


Episode 26: Nathan Schwartz-Salant, Ph.D. ~ Jun 30, 2017 ~ The Order-Disorder Paradox: Understanding the Hidden Side of Change in Self and Society

Episode 25: James Hollis, Ph.D. ~ May 17, 2017 ~ Why Good People Do Bad Things: Understanding Our Darker Selves

Episode 24: Monika Wikman, Ph.D. ~ Feb 23, 2017 ~ Refining Your Inner Bullshit Detector; Pregnant Darkness: Alchemy & the Rebirth of Consciousness; "Sophia's Dreaming Body: The Night Sky as Alchemical Mirror"

Episode 23: Justin Duerr ~ Nov 17, 2016 ~ The Temple of Silence: Forgotten Works & Worlds of Herbert Crowley

Episode 22: Maria Helena Mandacarú Guerra ~ Sept 29, 2016 ~ The Love Drama of C.G. Jung: As Revealed in His Life & in His Red Book

Episode 21: Jeffrey Kiehl, Ph.D. ~ Jul 24, 2016 ~ A Jungian Perspective on Global Warming, and his new book, Facing Climate Change: An Integrated Path to the Future

Episode 20: Brockton Hill, J.D. ~ Jul 11, 2016 ~ Psychological Astrology & Terrorism, and Edward Edinger's book, Archetype of the Apocalypse: Divine Vengeance, Terrorism, & the End of the World

Episode 19: Lara Newton ~ Jun 22, 2016 ~ Brothers & Sisters: Discovering the Psychology of Companionship, and what it takes to become a Jungian analyst

Episode 18: John Todd, Ph.D. ~ May 31, 2016 ~ Pacifica Graduate Institute, The Shadow of the Bat, and Batman v Superman

Episode 17: Thomas Patrick Lavin, Ph.D. ~ May 3, 2016 ~ The Trump Phenomena: C.G. Jung, Adolf Hitler, and Donald Trump

Episode 16: Russ Lockhart, Ph.D. ~ Apr 16, 2016 ~ Psyche Speaks; Words as Eggs; Dreams, Bones & the Future; and his personal encounters with Hilde Kirsch, Suzanne Wagner, Gilles Quispel, Edward Edinger, James Hillman, M. Esther Harding, and Alice O. Howell

Episode 15: Graham Jackson ~ Apr 1, 2016 ~ The Secret Lore of Gardening, The Living Room Mysteries, and the War on Eros

Episode 14: George Hogenson, Ph.D. ~ Mar 14, 2016 ~ Jung's Struggle with Freud

Episode 13: Deldon Anne McNeely, Ph.D. ~ Feb 28, 2016 ~ Visions of Genius: Jung, Joyce & Lucia, and Becoming: Jung's Concept of Individuation

Episode 12: Barbara Davies, Ph.D. ~ Feb 4, 2016 ~ While in Zürich, Laura had the chance to sit down with Dr. Barbara Davies, who received her analytic training directly from Marie-Louise von Franz

Episode 11: Laura London ~ Jan 16, 2016 ~ Shaun Lau from No, Totally! stepped in as guest host to interview Laura about her recent trip to Zürich

Episode 10: Fred Gustafson, Ph.D. ~ Dec 14, 2015 ~ The Black Madonna of Einsiedeln: An Ancient Image for Our Present Time

Episode 9: Murray Stein, Ph.D. ~ Dec 6, 2015 ~ A Jungian approach to current world events, including ISIS, and an overview of the various Jungian training programs in Zürich

Episode 8: David Schoen ~ Nov 11, 2015 ~ The War of the Gods in Addiction: C.G. Jung, Alcoholics Anonymous, & Archetypal Evil, and Divine Tempest: The Hurricane As a Psychic Phenomenon

Episode 7: Christina Becker ~ Nov 3, 2015 ~ The Heart of the Matter: Individuation as an Ethical Process

Episode 6: Mark Winborn, Ph.D. ~ Oct 29, 2015 ~ Jungian analysis contrasted with other psychoanalytic perspectives, as well as medications, treatment effectiveness, the therapeutic relationship, and how to choose an analyst

Episode 5: Daryl Sharp ~ Oct 15, 2015 ~ Personality Types: Jung's Model of Typology

Episode 4: John Dourley, Ph.D. ~ Oct 1, 2015 ~ The Illness That We Are: A Jungian Critique of Christianity

Episode 3: Frith Luton ~ Sept 20, 2015 ~ Bees, Honey & the Hive: Circumambulating the Centre – A Jungian Exploration of the Symbolism & Psychology

Episode 2: J. Gary Sparks ~ Sept 8, 2015 ~ At the Heart of Matter: Synchronicity & Jung's Spiritual Testament

Episode 1: Daryl Sharp ~ Aug 26, 2015 ~ The founding of Inner City Books, his relationship with Marie-Louise von Franz, and his first title, The Secret Raven: Conflict & Transformation in the Life of Franz Kafka

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