Depth psychology has a long and intriguing relationship with the rise of technology, and Jung saw modern life as a particular challenge for the psyche. In this brief talk I'll briefly consider some of the psychological challenges of living in the Digital Age, and describe the way we may be repeating the past.
Glen Slater studied psychology and comparative religion at The University of Sydney before coming to the United States in 1992 for doctoral work in clinical psychology. He has been teaching at Pacifica for over twenty years and is currently the Associate Chair of the Jungian and Archetypal Studies specialization. He also teaches in the Mythological Studies program. His publications have appeared in a number of Jungian journals and essay collections, and he edited and introduced the third volume of James Hillman’s Uniform Edition, Senex and Puer, as well as a collection of faculty writings, Varieties of Mythic Experience: Essays on Religion, Psyche and Culture. Beyond his work in Jungian and Archetypal Psychology, he writes on psyche and film as well as the psychology of technology. He lectures internationally in these areas of interest. Courses Taught in the Jungian and Archetypal Studies Specialization: Jungian Psychology: The Individuation Journey; Archetypal Psychology; Reflective Studies I; Reflective Studies II.