Category Archives: Archetypes

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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An Essay on Withholding ~ Letting go and Releasing, Qualified by Cherishing Values | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

Who I am, what I like, what I want, what I don’t want call to us – sometimes softly, sometimes loudly. These inner voices lie deeply within the lifestyles we have woven for ourselves. Here reside our guides; here are … 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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The Transformative Power of Symbols | Leslie Zimmermann | Accredited Jungian Analyst | Johannesburg

There is something both terrifying and exquisite about the transformative experience of what initially rises up from within us in symbolic form, becoming a comprehensive and functional pattern and process of conscious, living and empowering feelings, behaviours, thoughts and words. … Continue reading

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Eros and the Shattering Gaze: Transcending Narcissism

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How Can I Work With Archetypal Patterns & Processes? | Johannesburg | Jungian Analyst | Leslie Zimmermann

An archetype is a complex idea and has been defined and written about by Jung and others. A way that I like to explain archetypes is that they are the human-specific patterns and processes of being in the world – … Continue reading

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