John Merchant


Bio: John Merchant, PhD, is a training analyst with the Australian & New Zealand Society of Jungian Analysts and is an accredited supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia. He has run adult education courses in analytical psychology through the Centre for Continuing Education, University of Sydney, for many years as well as numerous clinical workshops and seminars in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Europe and the USA. His recent book Shamans and Analysts: New Insights on the Wounded Healer (Routledge) looks at Siberian shamanism and the parallels between it and contemporary psychotherapy. In private practice in Sydney, Australia.  See for further details. Email:

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John Merchant – The image schema and innate archetypes

23/12/2014 • During my own analyst training I read Groesbeck’s (1989) JAP paper C.G. Jung and the...