Tag Archives: #Synchronicity informed psychotherapy

EP212, Yvonne Smith Tarnas: Destined Meetings–Synchronicity, Intentionality, & Archetypal Meaning in Psychotherapy

We mirror each other! Jungian analyst Yvonne Smith Tarnas highlights how patient and therapist, and you and your friends, reflect each other’s problems and potentials.

In this episode, we explore the role that synchronicity has played in Yvonne’s work as a psychotherapist and delve into her dissertation work, which focused on synchronicities emerging in the initial therapist-patient session.

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Our guest Yvonne Smith Tarnas, MFT, Ph.D., is a Jungian analyst in private practice. She has also studied astrology since 1973. Yvonne received her doctorate at Pacifica Graduate Institute, with her dissertation titled ”Destined Meetings: Synchronicity, Intentionality, and Archetypal Meaning in the Initial Therapy Session.” Yvonne has presented her integration of psychotherapy and astrology at the California Institute of Integral Studies, the International Scientific Astrological Research Conference, the North South Jung Conference, the “Synchronicity: Matter and Psyche” Symposium in Joshua Tree, and the British Astrological Association Conference.

Our host Dr. Bernard Beitman is the first psychiatrist since Carl Jung to attempt to systematize the study of coincidences. He is Founding Director of The Coincidence Project. His book, and his Psychology Today blog, are both titled Connecting with Coincidence. He has developed the first valid and reliable scale to measure coincidence sensitivity, and has written and edited coincidence articles for Psychiatric Annals. He is a visiting professor at the University of Virginia and former chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He attended Yale Medical School and completed a psychiatric residency at Stanford. Dr. Beitman has received two national awards for his psychotherapy training program and is internationally known for his research into the relationship between chest pain and panic disorder. Learn more at https://coincider.com.

EP211, Helen Marlo: Synchronicity-Informed Psychotherapy

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Research and clinical experiences point to the usefulness of incorporating synchronicity into psychotherapy. Here’s more evidence.  

Our guest in this episode is Helen Marlo, Ph.D., Professor of Clinical Psychology and Chair of the Department of Clinical Psychology at Notre Dame de Namur University. A Clinical Psychologist and Jungian Psychoanalyst, she maintains a private practice in San Mateo, CA, USA. She serves as Reviews Editor for Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche. With Co-Editor Dr. Willow Pearson, she recently published The Spiritual Psyche in Psychotherapy: Mysticism, Intersubjectivity, and Psychoanalysis. Additional publications include Synchronicity in Psychotherapy: Unconscious Communication in the Psychotherapeutic Relationship. Learn more at http://helenmarlophd.com/.

Connecting with Coincidence with Bernard Beitman, MD (CCBB) is now offered as both an audio podcast–anywhere that podcasts are  available–and in video format on the Connecting with Coincidence YouTube channel. Please SUBSCRIBE to our channel to be notified when future episodes are posted! Also available, there are 138 archived episodes of the CCBB podcast  available, HERE.   

Our host Dr. Bernard Beitman is the first psychiatrist since Carl Jung  to attempt to systematize the study of coincidences. He is Founding Director of The Coincidence Project. His book, and his Psychology Today blog, are both titled Connecting with Coincidence. He has developed the  first valid and reliable scale to measure coincidence sensitivity, and has written and edited coincidence articles for Psychiatric Annals. He is a visiting professor at the University of Virginia and former chair  of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He attended Yale Medical School and completed a psychiatric residency at  Stanford. Dr. Beitman has received two national awards for his psychotherapy training program and is internationally known for his research into the relationship between chest pain and panic disorder. Learn more at https://coincider.com.