DRV presents lecture & Art Therapy Class on “The Dream Body” CEU’s available


Jung Society of Austin

2017/2018 Presentation

Presenter(s): Victoria Shackelford, PhD

Email: Victoriashackelford@gmail.com

Webb: www.doctorvictoria.net

Phone: 512-461-9544 & 210.602.3002

Title: Charting Your “Dream Body” Image as a Lens Into The Unconscious

  1. Shackelford presents to the public and the members of the Austin Jung Society a lecture/ discussion and therapeutic arts workshop based on Jungian analysts, Arnolds Mindell’s book: “The Dream Body: The Body’s Role in Revealing the Self”, (SIGO Press, Santa Monica CA., 1982).

Requested dates to lecture/teach: April, 21 and 22, 2017

Please digitally attach a picture of yourself and an image that is expressive of your topic

I will be proposing a Lecture/ Discussion and Therapeutic Arts Workshop

Lecture/discussion Friday night form 7-9 pm

Workshop: # of sessions___1___ Time: 9-12 am Saturday morning

Workshop size limited to 10 participants

Objectives of Course:

The major course objective:

Engage Arnold Mindell’s perspective on the relationship between the somatic feelings in the body, our dreams and the unconscious. First we began with a review of Mindell’s perspective on this relationship. This leads naturally into the Saturday morning workshop-using image by way of the therapeutic arts through the somatic experience of the dream body as a between place between consciousness and unconsciousness.



Course Description

Engaging the concepts presented by using the format of a lecture/discussion then leading into therapeutic arts to engage the image presented at this intersection between the dream and the body.

Teaching Methods: lecture/Discussion and next day “Dream Body” therapeutic arts workshop

Instructor Biography:

Victoria Shackelford, MFA, MA, PhD, completed her Doctorate in Depth Psychotherapy with an emphasis in advanced supervision from Pacifica Graduate Institute. She graduated as a Distinguished Graduate with her MA from St. Mary’s University, in Community Counseling and holds a MFA from the University of Texas at Austin.

Dr. Shackelford runs a counseling office at Psychology Counseling Group in Austin, Texas and in San Antonio at Psychology Counseling Associates.

Specializing in Trauma, PYSD, anxiety including anger management and working with families and couples in conflict she utilizing the modalities of Jungian psychotherapy. Dr. Shackelford utilizes he interventions of archetypal psychology, expressive arts therapies, and sand try work from the holistic perspective of Carl Jung and in tandem with the clinical perspective of Cognitive restructuring and CBT.

You may find her on line at: www.doctorvictoria.net & www.counselingsanantonio.com

To contact her call: 210.602.3002 or 512.464.9544

Supplies/Required: DR. Shackelford will bring paper and drawing supplied for Saturday workshop

AV needs for lecture: Projector & screen.

Watch for Dr. Shackelford’s presentation of additional CEU trainings and presentations with an focus on trauma, PTSD, anxiety, panic and other behavioral feeling states that impact ones ability to live life fully and with trust:

  • The archetype of Creative Chaos: How to Recognize when this Archetype is Operating and Manifesting in Your body and Psyche
  • The Mythology of the Dark Feminine in the Fairytale: Recognizing with mythic tales how this Repressed Feminine Energy aids in Recovery and Regeneration from Trauma
  • The Image of the Chaotic Mandala: How To Use This Image as a Viewfinder into the Psyche when Working with Trauma