Zurich is the birthplace of Jungian Psychology. One hundred years after the founding of this school, Jungians Speaking: Conversations with Jungian Analysts from Zurich shows, in a series of interviews with nine prominent Jungian analysts teaching and working at the International School of Analytical Psychology in Zurich, how the teachings of C.G. Jung continue to inspire and influence the field of Analytical Psychology today. These film interviews demonstrate a variety of Opinions among these Zurich analysts and highlight the dynamics of the field in the twenty-first century. Featuring Kathrin Asper, Peter Ammann, Paul Brutsche, John Hill, Bernard Sartorius, Andreas Schweizer, Murray Stein, Ursula Ulmer, and Ursula Wirtz.
Kathryn Asper, Ph.D., studied literature and pedagogics and was a teacher before training at the C.G. Jung Institute Kusnacht. She has a private practice in Zurich since 1975. Today she is a supervisor, training analyst and lecturer at ISAPZURICH. She is the author of many articles include The Abandoned Child Within.
Peter Ammann, Ph.D., is a founding member of ISAPZURICH, where he is a lecturer, training analyst and supervisor. Encouraged by Jung himself as well as by his analysts, Jolande Jacobi and Marie-Louise von Franz, he trained and then graduated from the C.G Jung Institute Zurich in 1965.
Pursuing his dream of becoming a filmmaker, he apprenticed with Federico Fellini for making of Satyricon. He has a private practice in Zurich and Geneva and lectures internationally. He is the director and producer of several documentary films
Paul Brutsche, Ph.D., graduated from the C.G.Jung Institute Zurich in 1975 and holds a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Zurich. He is on the faculty of the International School of Analytical Psychology (ISAPZURICH) and maintains a private practice in Zurich. He lectures in Switzerland and internationally, mainly on picture interpretation, art and creativity.
Many of his papers have been published in Jungian journals. He has served as President of the Swiss Society of Analytical Psychology, the C.G. Jung. Institute Zurich and ISAPZURICH.
John Hill, M.A., received his degrees in philosophy at the University of Dublin and the Catholic University of America. He trained at the C.G. Jung Institute Zurich, has practiced as a Jungian analyst since 1973, and is a Training Analyst at ISAPZURICH.
He is IAAP Liaison to Georgia and has played leading roles in performances on The Jung/White Letters, The Jung/Neumann Letters and The Red Book. His publications include : The Association Experiment, Celtic Myth, James Joyce, Dreams and Christian Mysticism. He has published his first book: At Home in the World: Sounds and Symmetries of Belonging.
Bernard Sartorius received his degree in theology from the University of Geneva in 1965 and worked for several years as a protestant minister, first in a parish and then in youth work. He graduated from C. G. Jung Institute 1974, and he is now a training analyst and supervisor at ISAPZURICH. He has published several essays on the topic of Analytical Psychology and religion.
Dr. Andreas Schweizer is a practicing Jungian analyst in Zurich. He studied theology and comparative religion in Zurich as well as Egyptology with Prof. Erik Hornung in Basel. He has been training analyst since 1986, first at the C.G. Jung Institute in Kilsnacht and currently with ISAPZURICH. He is president of the Psychology Club, founded in 1916 by C.G. Jung, and was for fourteen years president of the Eranos Conference in Ascona. He has published numerous essays and books.
Murray Stein, Ph.D., was President of the International Association for Analytical Psychology (IAAP) from 2001 to 2004 and President of the International School of Analytical Psychology in Zurich ( ISAPZURICH ) from 2008 to 2012. He is the author of many books and articles on Analytical Psychology and Jungian psychoanalysis and has a private practice in Zurich.
Ursula Ulmer, graduated from the Zurich C. G. Jung Institute in 1970. She was co-president of ISAPZURICH, where she is now Director of Admissions, teacher, training analyst and supervisor.
Her main topics of interest are interpretation of fairy tales and ethical questions related to the practice of analysis. She maintains a private practice in Zurich. In the early 2000’s she lived for 8 years in Cape Town, South Africa, where she worked with HIV counselors in the townships. She has two sons and two grandsons.
Ursula Wirtz, Ph.D., graduated from the C.G. Jung Institute Zurich in 1982. She has a doctorate in literature and philosophy from the University of Munich. Besides maintaining a private practice in Zurich, she is a training analyst, supervisor and faculty member of ISAPZURICH. Dr.Wirtz has numerous publications on trauma and spirituality. Her most recent book: Trauma and Beyond. The Mystery of Transformation. Spring Journal Books, 2014.