Jung in the Heartland Conference:
“Memories, Dreams, Sensualities”
October 5-8, 2017
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We are pleased to convene our Jung in the Heartland Conference, bringing together outstanding faculty and experiential offerings to explore our dreams, reflections, and sensualities through presentations, dialogue, music, art, dance, body work, and ritual. We welcome individuals from all fields.

2017 Jung in the Heartland Faculty

Lionel Corbett, M.D., was trained in medicine and psychiatry in England and as a Jungian analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago. A professor of depth psychology at Pacifca Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California, he has written many professional papers and four books: The Religious Function of the Psyche, Psyche and the Sacred: Spirituality Beyond Religion, The Sacred Cauldron: Psychotherapy as a Spiritual Practice, and most recently, The Soul in Anguish: Psychotherapeutic Approaches to Suffering. Among his conference topics are "Mythic Memory", "The Memory of Myth", and "Intimacy and Sexuality in Later Life."

Chelsea Wakefeld, Ph.D., LCSW
, is a Jungian-oriented psychotherapist, certifed sex therapist, creator of the Luminous Woman® Weekend, author of Negotiating the Inner Peace Treaty and In Search of Aphrodite: Women, Archetypes, and Sex Therapy. She is currently in private practice in Little Rock, Arkansas, at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, where she is the director of the Couples Center, which trains depth-oriented clinicians who want to support couples in navigating the journey of Individuation in Connection.
Among her conference topics are “Individuation in Connection” "Reclaiming Eros from the Shadow Realm", and “Archetypes of Sexuality.”


King's House in Belleville, IL. We are in a beautiful retreat center with trails, gardens, and a labyrinth. It is only 45 minutes from the St. Louis airport; the food is delicious, organic, and locally grown. Vegetarians and those requiring a gluten free menu are easily accommodated. All rooms are individual, private rooms with an individually controlled thermostat and private bath. Rooms and buildings are non-smoking. Click here for map and directions

Our 2017 writing contest solicited personal essays that illustrate how Jungian ideas unfold in lived experience. Winning entries on our theme, Memories, Dreams, Sensualities, will be presented at the conference.

Early Bird deadline is August 2. Respective fees will be $50 more after this date. Early Bird registration fee for members is $575 and for nonmembers $625. Fee includes program participation, nine meals and a single room with a private bath. This fee is the same as the 2015 conference. See below to register online.

On Thursday, October 5, Check-in opens at 3:00 p.m. and dinner is served from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m. The opening session of the conference starts at 7:00 p.m. The program continues all day and evening on Friday and Saturday. Sunday’s session on October 8 closes the conference at noon, followed by lunch.


  Conference “Memories, Dreams, Sensualities”
Non-Member - $625
(Early Bird price)
Not a Member? See below to purchase your membership!

Conference “Memories, Dreams, Sensualities”
Member - $575 (Early Bird price)


To see all details about becoming a member, click here.

  Membership, Single - $35 

 Membership, Over 70 - $25

  Membership, Couple - $60

 Membership, Over 70 Couple - $40


King's House is located at
700 N 66th Street, Belleville, IL 62223

Click here for driving directions


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