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A Free Lecture Series
Deedy Young, Patricia Landeche, Louis Deshotels
Friday, January 13, 2017 - A Hand's On Guide to Dreams
Presented by Deedy Young, LCSW
Deedy Young gave a presentation on why we humans, for thousand of years, have turned to dreams
when faced with life's challenges. Following a brief orientation to the dream, she continued the rest
of her lecture by considering a few key elements in an actual dream.
Deedy Young is a Jungian analyst and lives in Lafayette, Louisiana where she has a private practice.
She completed her training with the Inter-regional Society of Jungian Analysts in 2010 and her training
involved extensive work with dreams. She is a member of the Board of Directors of The C. G. Jung
Society of Lafayette, Louisiana.
Friday, January 20, 2017 - Active Imagination: Relating to the Unconscious
Presented by Patricia Landeche, LCSW
Patricia Landeche's lecture addressed Carl G. Jung's developed technique for investing contents of
the unconscious, which he called active imagination. She outlined some of the advantages to consider
that can 1) give us clarity and understanding when we have said or done things that are totally out of
character, 2) when our emotions overwhelm us, 3) when we just can not seem to do things we need
to do, or 4) when we need to find meaning and purpose for the events in our lives. In her lecture,
Patricia explored different practical ways of doing this work.
Patricia Landeche is a Jungian-oriented therapist and has a private practice and also works in a
drug addiction treatment program in Lafayette, Louisiana. She is a member of the Board of Directors
and the Speaker Coordinator for The C. G. Jung Society of Lafayette, Louisiana.
Friday, January 27, 2017 - From Ego/Self Identity to Ego/Self Relationship
Presented by Louis Deshotels, LCSW
Louis Deshotels presented a lecture on how a Jungian perspective development moves from Ego/Self
Identity, an inflated state, to isolation and alienation and then to experiences of connection to the Self
and dreams are an expression of connection between Ego and Self and can expose inflation and alienation,
as well as connection to the Self. Louis presented how, as this process goes on, the Ego learns its place
with the psyche. Louis' lecture focused on descriptions of these states.
Louis Deshotels is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has been in private practice in Lafayette,
Louisiana since 1985. His interest in Jung goes back to the early 1970's. He is a member of the Board
of Directors and the Treasurer for The C. G. Jung Society of Lafayette, Louisiana.