Category Archives: Jungian Analysis

An Essay Concerning Creating ~ Annihilating, Qualified by Devotion | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

“What if I should discover that the poorest of the beggars and the most impudent of offenders are all within me; and that I stand in need of the alms of my own kindness, that I, myself, am the enemy … Continue reading

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You DO Matter! | What I want and What I Don’t Like | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

  You DO matter! “What I don’t like and what I want”: You do matter. If you find that you are often treated as if you don’t matter, meaning, people feel they are “allowed” to upset you, they feel they … Continue reading

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What I Want and What I Don’t Want | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

What I Want And What I Don’t Want – The Mantra To Live By “What I want:” Change yourself, by replacing a negative assumption that someone else is critically judging you, with the positive hope that they could instead, view … Continue reading

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What Happens In Analysis | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst |

What Happens in Analysis Nowhere are we closer to the sublime secret of all origination than in the recognition of our own selves, whom we always think we know already. Yet we know the immensities of space better than we … Continue reading

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Videos on the Philosophy and Psychology of Carl Jung | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg | South Africa

 Synchronicity  The Self  Archetypes and Complexes Approaching the Unconscious The Shadow Dreams Leslie Zimmermann is a Jungian Analyst trained in the philosophy and psychology of C.G. Jung in Zurich and is based in Johannesburg. She offers a range of services, … Continue reading

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What if I should discover that I myself am the enemy who must be loved – what then? | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg | South Africa

Here are a few gems that Carl Jung wrote: When an inner situation is not made conscious, it happens outside, as fate. This picture illustrates the situation so clearly. For example, if you are living with a person (outside) who … Continue reading

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Goddess of Victory and Success, Nike | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

Nike,  in Greek religion, the goddess of victory, daughter of the giant Pallas and of the infernal River Styx. Nike probably did not originally have a separate cult at Athens. As an attribute of both Athena, the goddess of wisdom, … Continue reading

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Jung and Dreams | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

According to Jung dreams can perform several functions so that they may be confirming, complementary, compensatory or predictive. They can also identify the inner pathological structure, the etiological background, and the attitude to the doctor as well as indicate a … Continue reading

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Costs and benefits – the cost effectiveness and efficacy of psychotherapy and managed health care | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

Cost-effectiveness studies have shown when people are able to have long-term therapy, the economic savings from decreased use of general medical services, emergency room visits, hospitalisation, and increases such as in job productivity, and the ‘intangible’ increases in well-being and … Continue reading

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Chai FM Interview With Leslie Zimmermann: On Being an Analyst and Dreams

I was invited by Chai Fm to be a studio guest on Friday 26th April on their early morning show, The Morning Glory. It was a great experience. Everyone in the studio welcomed me – there was a lively energy, … Continue reading

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