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Dr. Estes takes listeners past the gates of the conscious mind to discover the unmothered child within. Along the way, this gifted storyteller and Jungian analyst illuminates the psychology of abandonment in childhood, how it affects people in later life, and its curious gifts and powers.
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This gifted storyteller & Jungian analyst illuminates the psychology of abandonment in childhood, how it affects people in later life, & its curiously special gifts & powers.About the Author:
Clarissa Pinkola Estes was born in Indiana in 1943 to parents of Spanish and Mexican ancestry, but was later adopted by Hungarian immigrants. She received her Ph.D. from the Union Institute in Cincinnati, Ohio, and was certified as a Jungian analyst in 1984. She worked as a psychoanalyst in private practice and developed and taught the Writing as Liberation of the Spirit program in state and federal prisons. Estes served as executive director of the C.G. Jung Center for Education and Research and cofounded and codirected Colorado Authors for Gay and Lesbian Equal Rights. One of Estes's better-known writings, Women Who Run with the Wolves: Myths and Stories of the Wild Woman Archetype (1992), is drawn from tales and myths she heard firsthand from members of such cultures as Asian, Mexican, African, and Greek. She also wrote The Gift of Story (1993). Her books can be found indexed under Psychology, Women's Studies, Mythology, Spiritual Development, and Poetry.
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