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The Father Complex


Presented by Frances Wright, Jungian Analyst


Sunday, May 15, 2022, 4:00 - 6:00 pm PDT (UTC - 7)

This program will not be recorded.

This lecture will explore some aspects of the father archetype. What is this archetype and how does it influence our lives?  Charlotte Brontë’s life and work will serve as a contextual backdrop for this presentation, but pre-reading is not necessary.

Frances Wright, M. Analytical Psychology, is a Jungian Analyst in private practice in Melbourne, Australia. She is a graduate of the Research and Training Centre for Depth Psychology according to C.G. Jung and Marie-Louise von Franz in Zurich.  In addition to her practice, she conducts lectures and seminars on dreams, the fundamentals of Jungian psychology and the interpretation of fairy tales.


Frances Wright’s website 

Learning objectives:  

  • Define and explain the father complex.

  • Identify two negative aspects of the father complex.

  • Identify two positive aspects of the father complex.

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Pre-registration is free but REQUIRED.  You will not be admitted to the Zoom session unless you have pre-registered.  Use this link to pre-register for this program.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Continuing Education (CE)

This course meets the qualifications for 2 CE hours for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs.


  • Use the CE Registration Form to pay $15 and register to be awarded 2 CE hours for this program.  

  • Attend the entire program (Zoom records the attendance times of attendees).

  • A Certificate of Completion will then be emailed within ten days.

For more information about the awarding of continuing education units, visit our CE web page.

If you are not satisfied with a program, please email us your grievance.

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