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The March from Selma to Montgomery and the Nonviolent Movement in Analysis

posted Apr 13, 2021, 11:36 AM by Houston Psychoanalytic Society
The March from Selma to Montgomery and the Nonviolent Movement in Analysis, Presented by Renee M. Cunningham, MFT

Evening Speaker Series
The March from Selma to Montgomery and the Nonviolent Movement in Analysis
Presented by Renee Cunningham, MFT
Thursday, May 6, 2021
7:30PM – 9:00PM CST

Zoom Presentation
*Pre-Registration required for Zoom invitation

Registration Fees
Members: Free
Non-Members: $20

CME/CEU (1.5 hrs.) Fees
Active & Student Members: Free
Friend Members: $20
Non-Members: $20

This advanced-level program will focus on the March from Selma to Montgomery and the development of culture through the implementation of the eightfold path of nonviolence (Gandhi’s concepts of Satyagraha and Ahimsa and King’s six tenets). The concepts of individuation, the archetypal Self, and the transcendent function will be demonstrated and amplified as key components of the development of the individual and culture. We will also examine the potential for abuse of power in the context of the analytic relationship, by exploring aggression and hatred in the analytic relationship and the application of nonviolence as the mediating archetypal force in the experience of consciousness.

  1. Describe what is meant by a complex and how it develops in response to trauma.
  2. Describe what is meant by a cultural complex, give an example of how a cultural complex is formed, and how it can be repaired.
  3. Define and amplify the definition and concept of C.G. Jung’s archetype and specifically, the archetypal experience of nonviolence.
  4. Explain what is meant by an emotional abuse of power within the analytic setting using sadomasochistic (archetypal master-slave) paradigm.
Renee M. Cunningham is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and a Diplomate Jungian Analyst in Private practice in Phoenix, Arizona. She is a current member of the International Association of Analytical Psychology, Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts- Texas Chapter, International Association of Jungian Studies and the Chinese American Psychoanalytic Alliance. Renee is the author of the book Archetypal Nonviolence: Jung, King and Culture Through the Eyes of Selma, Routledge Publications, 2020. She lives and practices in Scottsdale, Arizona where she has been a therapist for over twenty-seven years.
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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of American Psychoanalytic Association, Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, and Houston Psychoanalytic Society. The American Psychoanalytic Association is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The American Psychoanalytic Association designates this Live Activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. IMPORTANT DISCLOSURE INFORMATION FOR ALL LEARNERS: None of the planners and presenters of this CME program have any relevant financial relationships to disclose.

HPS, through co-sponsorship with the Center for Psychoanalytic Studies, also offers approved CEs for social workers, licensed professional counselors, and marriage and family therapists.