Introductory Course to the Foundations of Analytical Psychology

Course Information 2023

The two-term Introductory Course to the Foundations of Analytical Psychology provides an introduction to the life and work of Carl Gustav Jung. Over 20 seminars it offers a basic overview of 20 key analytic concepts from the Classical School of Jungian psychology that conveys Jung’s unique contribution to the understanding of the psyche, particularly the interface between analytical psychology and spirituality.  Some of the topics to be covered are:

·         An Introduction to Jung: His Life and Personality

·         Overview of Jung’s Map of the Psyche

·         The Ego’s Relationship to the Self

·         Facing the Shadow

·         Projection and Self-Knowledge

·         Jung’s Model of Psychological Types

·         The Self: Transcendent Centre, Totality, and God-Image

·         The Religious Function of the Psyche

·         Working with Dreams

·         The World of Fairytales

·         An Introduction to Jung’s Red Book

·         Jung’s approach to the Numinous, Religion and Spirituality

The Introductory Course 2023 consists of a talk/presentation given by a Member of the Guild of Analytical Psychologists (G.A.P.), followed by a question and answer session, and group discussion to explore the topic in more depth and to connect with it on a personal level. A general reading list will be provided and each seminar will have a recommended further reading list should you wish to pursue your interest in the topic further. The Co-ordinators of the course are Mark Matthew Palmer and Linda Teer.

The Course starts on Wednesday 11th January and takes place online from 6 - 8 pm via The Guild of Analytical Psychologists Zoom platform. It will run for 20 Wednesday evenings from January to July.  The cost of the online course is £350 per term, and a non-refundable deposit of £50 is required to secure your place on the course.

Applications for the Introductory Course in the Foundations of Analytical Psychology starting on 11th January 2023 are now invited.  The deadline for submitting your application is 1st December 2022.

Please click
here to download the Course Application form

here an overview of the 2023 Course Programme

Download the course suggested reading list here

If you are interested in the Introductory Course and would like to learn more about it, you are warmly invited to attend an Open Morning to be held on Saturday 24th September 2023 from 11am – 12 noon via Zoom.

For further information or if you have any questions, please contact the G.A.P. Administrator at  or phone 0118 922 2993.


Although there are no entry requirements for this course, a person’s suitability may be assessed through the application process and may be followed by an interview.


In the event of unforeseen circumstances, G.A.P. reserves the right to cancel or alter any part of the programme.