Religion and Depth Psychology in 21st Century - A shared lecture and discussion with the Guild of Psychotherapy
Speakers: Revd Maria Schleger and Rabbi David Freeman
Venue: Essex Church
Time: 2 - 4.30pm
Revd Maria Schleger says: "I work in private practice as a psychoanalytic psychotherapist and supervisor. Prior to training at The Guild of Psychotherapists I did an MA in Psychoanalytic Studies at the Tavistock Clinic.I am interested in the work of Bion, Jung and Winnicott and in bringing together the insights of psychoanalytic and religious thinking. I have been an ordained minister in the Church of England, working mostly in Hackney and Tower Hamlets, for the past 24 years."
David Freeman was ordained as a rabbi in 1967. He served as a congregational rabbi for 21 years. He has a special interest in ancient and medieval Jewish mystical literature, mainly Kabbalah. In 2008 he was made Hon Fellow of the Leo Baeck College, London. David is also a Jungian analyst, a supervisor and training analyst with the Association of Jungian Analysts. He teaches and lectures both in the UK and in Europe. His special interests are Jung and Religion, and Alchemy. A member of the Guild of Pastoral Psychology since 1973, David served on Council for about 20 years which included time as Chairman. His lectures to the Guild include: Symbols and Healing; Lilith: ravaged anima in man; Decay & Dismemberment: Death and New Life. He is the author of Guild Paper 238 Victim Power.