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Jung's Apprentice

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Dr Helton Godwin Baynes was C.G. Jung's medical assistant in Zurich, becoming the eminent psychiatrist's close friend and confidante. Baynes introduced Jungian psychology to Britain and led the English Jungian community for twenty years. He started the Jungian Analytical Psychology Club in London (APC) and laid the foundations for a Jungian Medical Society with the three aims of providing therapy, education and research. Baynes was the author of the first two major Jungian books to be written in English: Mythology of the Soul and Germany Possessed, and together with his second wife, Cary, he translated all of Jung's earlier writings into English. He arranged for Jung to visit England to lecture at the Tavistock Clinic, at the AP Club, to the medical students at Barts Hospital, and at Oxford University. Baynes brought a greater psychological awareness to war-time Britain in his lectures throughout the UK and his religious broadcasts  with Archbishop Temple. He was a giant personality. At Cambridge he read medicine; he rowed twice in the boat race and was an outstanding singer. He counted among his friends many of the leading writers, poets, musicians and thinkers of his day. He was a central figure in the avant-garde circles surrounding Rupert Brooke and Arnold Bax. Included in this fascinating account of a charismatic and larger than life personality, there is previously unpublished material from Baynes' journals relating to his analysis with Jung as well as previously unpublished correspondence between Baynes and Jung. In the words of the composer Arnold Bax, Baynes was 'the most all-round man of his generation'.

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ISBN-13: 9783856306267
ISBN-10: 3856306269
Pagini: 352
Ilustrații: 60 schwarz-weiße Fotos
Dimensiuni: 162 x 241 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.71 kg
Editura: Daimon

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Diana Baynes Jansen is a Jungian-oriented Analytical psychotherapist and Sandplay therapist with a practice in the North of England.She is the youngest of Baynes' six children and the child of his later years. It has been her life-long quest to get to know the father who has profoundly affected her life and who died when she was only six years old. She made a resolution to write about his fascinating and unusual life while still in her teens. It has taken her till now, when she is older than the father she remembers, to fulfil this quest.She trained as a nurse and later as a professional singer. She sang throughout Britain and  Europe for many years. She was married to a doctor, David Crockford, with whom she had three daughters. When he died of cancer while their children were still young, she trained as a psychotherapist, which has enabled her to bring the healing and artistic threads of her life into a single frame.Now, in her second marriage to Christopher Jansen, Diana leads a full life with a busy practice, surrounded by the growing families of her three daughters and her husband's four sons.