Exploring Shadow through archetype

Date: October 8th, 2019                                 5:15 pm - 5:30 — Sign In

Location: 2000 L Street                                   5:30 - 6:15 — Jung’s Theory of Personality,

Sacramento, CA 95811                                                           Archetype and Shadow

Time: 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm                                6:15 - 7:00 — Experiential Exercise

7:00 – 7:30 — Group Process/Discussion

This workshop explores Carl Jung’s theory of personality with specific focus on the Shadow. We will explore the Shadow by first identifying personal Archetypes and the “transcendent function” utilizing an expressive arts technique and self-compassion inquiry to cultivate wholeness.  Shadow explorations is particularly helpful in assisting in recognizing and managing counter-transference. (2 CEUs)

Learning Objectives of the Exploring Shadow Through Archetype workshop include:

  • Participants will be able to define and understand 2-3 structures of Jung’s theory of personality.

  • Participants will be able to define and apply Jung’s concept of the Transcendent Function.

  • Participants will learn how to use an expressive arts technique to explore their own shadow and how it may manifest on counter-transference.

  • Participants will be able to utilize concepts and the expressive arts technique to assist clients in facing challenging aspects of their own personality.

Presented by: Virginia “Gia” Herndon, M.S., LMFT # 40799, CAMFT -Approved CE Provider #79542

Gia has been a practicing therapist for over 18 years, with experience working in agency, higher education and private practice settings. She was a tenured counseling-faculty member at CSU, Bakersfield and an adjunct instructor in the Master’s in Education/Counseling program. She currently has a private practice in Sacramento. She works and teaches from a combination of Psychodynamic, Depth Psychology, Somatic, Psychodrama/Sociodrama, and Mindfulness perspectives, integrating art, sand tray, spirituality and nature.

Virginia “Gia” Herndon is approved by the California association of marriage and family therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs. Gia Herndon, LMFT maintains responsibility for the program and all its content.

This course benefits:

mental health professionals and educators. Course meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs, by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.



$40.00 with CEUs

Refund Policy: Cancellations 7 days prior to event may receive full refund. No-shows, failure to attend, and cancellations 7 days or fewer prior to event are non-refundable. A $25 fee in addition to registration fee will be charged for insufficient funds, denied credit cards, or charge-backs. By registering for this event, you agree to the terms of the Refund Policy.


To request accommodations for special needs, please email the Program Administrator at giaherndonmft@gmail.com

or call 661-319-1560


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Course Completion certificates will be awarded at the end of the course in receipt of a completed evaluation form.