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Marion Woodman, Jungian Thought, Creativity, & the Conscious Feminine

MARLENE SCHIWY Talk & Screening
Sunday, March 23, 2014
11:30am to 1:00pm

Banyen Books


In this special in-store presentation, Marlene Schiwy will discuss and screen key sections from her interviews with Marion Woodman.

In Marion Woodman & the Conscious Feminine 6 DVD set, Marlene Schiwy interviews Marion Woodman on a wide variety of topics including: the Death Mother and Death Father archetypes, the essence of dreams, the spiritual meaning of addiction, creativity as a healing force, and stories from Marion's own analyses with Dr. Bennet and Miss Hannah. Additionally, there is a one hour segment featuring both Marion and Ross Woodman and another hour with Marion and Marlene together on screen.

Marion Woodman is a writer, international teacher, workshop leader, and Jungian analyst. With over half a million books in print, she is one of the most widely read authors on analytical and feminine psychology of our time. A graduate of the C. G. Jung Institute of Zurich, Ms. Woodman is the author of Addiction to Perfection, The Owl Was a Baker’s Daughter, The Pregnant Virgin, The Ravaged Bridegroom, and is co-author of Coming Home to Myself (with Jill Mellick), The Maiden King (with Robert Bly) and Dancing in the Flames (with Elinor Dickson).

Marlene Schiwy, Ph.D., is a writer, workshop leader, university writing instructor and Jungian counselor in Vancouver. Her published work includes A Voice of Her Own: Women and the Journal Writing Journey (Foreword by Marion Woodman), and Simple Days: A Journal on What Really Matters. Marlene taught for many years in London and New York, and has been offering writing workshops and Jungian Study Seminars in Canada, the US, and Europe for three decades. These include Body Soul Writing, the first university writing course in Canada to introduce expressive movement into the writing process, and Body Soul Sundays, an intensive monthly Jungian program for women. Marlene studied extensively at the International School for Analytical Psychology in Zurich, and is a graduate of the first Marion Woodman Foundation Leadership Training Program. She has conducted extensive filmed interviews titled Marion Woodman and the Conscious Feminine. To all of her endeavors Marlene brings a unique blend of Jungian training, literary scholarship, and a lifelong love of creative process.