Dr. Bolen entered the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco’s Analytical Training Program in 1967, completed requirements for certification as a Jungian analyst in 1974, becoming a Diplomate and a member of the International Association of Analytical Psychology.  She was the founder and first chairperson of the Candidates Organization in 1973;  a member of the Board of Governors 1973 - 75, 1983 - 85;  served on the Certifying Committee 1978 - 81, and was Chairperson of the Certifying Committee and the Joint Board of the Northern and Southern California Societies of Jungian Analysts 1980 -81. She has taught candidates at the San Francisco Institute and at the C.G Jung Institute of Zurich at Kusnacht,  lectures at Jungian Centers and Institutes in the United States, and  presented at several Congresses of  International Association of Analytical Psychology.

Interview with Jean

Jean Shinoda Bolen is interviewed by Helen Marlo regarding her latest book, Artemis: The Indomitable Spirit in Everywoman (2014). Dr. Bolen discusses Atalanta as a counterpart to the Psyche myth and expands on the archetype of Artemis with activism and feminism. She shares her reflections on the practice of analysis and draws parallels between analysis and activism. With candor and feeling, Dr. Bolen shares about profound and meaningful personal and professional experiences, including birth, her son’s death, motherhood, patriarchy, analytic training, boundary violations, activism, the United Nations World Conference on Women (5WCW), and the importance of love, hope, optimism, and perseverance for analysis and activism