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Jun 17, 2020

The outrage and grief that has reverberated around the globe following George Floyd’s death has been marked by the breath-filled voices and somber kneeling in heartfelt expression for justice by a courageous, diverse, and committed movement. The protesters expect nothing less than effective and long-lasting change ...

Photo by Gayatri Malhotra
May 13, 2020

When the container turns bad it is, in a very real way, our worst nightmare. It brings up our most primitive responses and, specifically, our most primitive responses to threat. We rely on our container(s) to both keep us safe and help us deal with these responses ...

Jul 17, 2019

We are very pleased to be able to present the video of the Interview with Murray Stein, conducted by Jan Wiener, in our series of interviews with prominent Jungian figures. The interview was conducted in Murray's consulting room in Zurich in Autumn 2018 and is also available ...

May 15, 2018

Martin Stone introduces the JAP Special Edition on the 'Who is my Jung?' Conference, originally held in November 2017. This Special Edition of the Journal, published in June 2018, includes all but one of the papers from this very successful conference. Martin gives an introduction, a brief history of the conference and an outline of the edition - click here for his video.

Feb 5, 2018

Stefan Gullatz and Matt Gildersleeve offer some background to their paper in the February 2018 edition and suggest some unmissable videos for anyone interested in the field.

To elaborate a little on the context of this paper: Matt Gildersleeve from the University of Queensland, Brisbane, approached me in 2016 with a suggestion to co-operate on a paper on Jung and Lacan. As we had both previously published in the same area - a bifocal view of Jungian and Lacanian theory - I soon warmed to the idea ...

Jan 22, 2018

The paper I’ve written on the somatic countertransference took many years to take shape. It was written several years after the analytic work ended but I had carried the notes with me as I retired from clinical practice and relocated. Why we can’t yet understand a patient’s communication is a vital question for clinicians and why we can, eventually, in a kind of Kairos moment, finally ‘get it’ is also interesting.

Oct 30, 2017

Wiley, our publishers, have just announced the launch of a JOAP app for phone and tablet ...

Oct 24, 2017

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website which will give us the opportunity to offer more detail on new editions, conferences, staffing and other news. 


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We will be bringing you the news about our conferences, our latest editions, publications, papers, or anything else we feel that you might find of interest.