A podcast by David Van Nuys – the interview with Donald Kalsched, the author of The Inner World of Trauma: Archetypal Defences of the Personal Spirit and Trauma and the Soul: A psycho-spiritual approach to human development and its interruption.
Donald Kalsched is a Clinical Psychologist and Jungian Psychoanalyst in private practice in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He is a senior training analyst with the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts where he teaches and supervises.
His 1996 book The Inner World of Trauma: Archetypal Defences of the Personal Spirit has found a wide readership in both psychoanalytic and Jungian circles and has been translated into many languages.
Dr. Kalsched teaches and lectures nationally and internationally, pursuing his inter-disciplinary interest in early trauma and dissociation theory and its mytho-poetic manifestations in the mythic and religious iconography of many cultures.
His new book Trauma and the Soul: A psycho-spiritual approach to human development and its interruption, was published in 2013.
David Van Nuys, Ph.D., is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at Sonoma State University and served as that department’s Chair for seven years. The department has a longstanding reputation for its commitment to humanistic, transpersonal, and existential approaches to psychology. He has also taught psychology at the University of Montana, the University of Michigan, and the University of New Hampshire. He has served as a dissertation advisor for doctoral students at Saybrook Institute and the Institute for Integral Studies, among others. David has always been a person with wide ranging hobbies and passions, the latest of which are his two interview-based podcasts: Shrink Rap Radio and Wise Counsel Podcast.