Episode #8: David Schoen

David E. Schoen, LCSW, MSSW, has a Diploma in Analytical Psychology from the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, and a Masters degree in clinical social work from the University of Texas in Austin.

He has a background as an alcohol and chemical dependency counselor, and as a clinical social worker. He is cofounder and past coordinator of the New Orleans Jungian Seminar, and is currently an advisor to the C.G. Jung Society of Baton Rouge. He's also a senior analyst in the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, as well as Chair of their Ethics Committee.

David speaks nationally and internationally on various aspects of Jungian Psychology, and is a Louisiana Poet. He has a private practice in Covington, Louisiana, centrally located between New Orleans and Baton Rouge.

His first book, Divine Tempest: The Hurricane As a Psychic Phenomenon, was published by Inner City Books in 1998.

He is also the author of The War of the Gods in Addiction: C.G. Jung, Alcoholics Anonymous, and Archetypal Evil, published by Spring Journal Books in 2009.

His latest book, Always a Fighting Tiger: Memoirs of an Ordinary LSU Football Fan, was released last year by Tate Publishing, and will be the topic of a future interview.

This episode was recorded on Oct. 24, 2015, at the Fall Conference of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts held in Chicago. It's 55 minutes long and around 53 MB. You can also listen to this interview on iTunes and on Stitcher.


LINKS
 

The Neurosis of Psychology by Wolfgang Giegerich

Man and His Symbols by C.G. Jung

The Bill W. – Carl Jung Letters are reprinted in full in the Blog section

The 12 Steps of Alcoholics Anonymous {During the interview I erroneously referred to the "higher power" as being in Step 1. It's actually in Step 2. ~LL}

David's page on the C.G. Jung Society of New Orleans' website explains What is Jungian Analysis?

The website for David's book, Always a Fighting Tiger