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Jane Davenport Platko, MA. IAAP
    Jungian Analyst
Bio

 

 
 
Jungian psychology with its focus on individuation has played a central role of psychological and spiritual significance in my life for more than forty years. I have had fifteen years of my own personal analysis. I continue to work with my dreams and the creative process through writing and painting.

 

I received my diploma in Analytical Psychology from the C.G. Jung Institute - Boston in 1988. I am a member of the New England Society of Jungian Analysts, NESJA, and of the International Association of Analytical Psychology, IAAP.

 

From 2006 - 2010 I was a member of the Training Board of the C.G. Jung Institute. I served as Vice President and Training Board liaison to the Candidates. During that period I was also a member of the Curriculum Committee.

 

With a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology from Goddard College, I have been in private practice since 1974.

 

I have a life long interest in writing and have published short pieces of memoir and fiction - most recently my essay, “In Search of Ethics,” published in the Jung Journal, Culture and Psyche, Fall 2009, Volume 3. My memoir, a work that has been in-progress for over twenty years, "In the Tracks of the Unseen: Memoirs of a Jungian Psychoanalyst," will be published in October 2013.

 

Presentations I have given include -

 

“The Power of Love,” a paper given at The North American Conference Of Jungian Analysts and Candidates held in Washington DC, October 2009. The subject of the conference was Love and Power, Use, Misuse, and Paradox.

 

“On the Individuation Process,” a talk linking the principles of individuation with group dynamics and team building given to a group of high tech engineers and marketing specialists. June, 2010.

 

Courses given at the C.G. Jung Institute - Boston include -

“Sexuality, Spirituality and Depression.”

“Incest, Archetype or Trauma.”

“Story.”

Case Colloquium - “Love and Power in Analysis”

Case Colloquium - “The Shadow of White, Race and Analysis”

 

Civic Volunteer Activity

Arlington Massachusetts Planning Committee for the town’s 2009 “Stand Against Racism.”