Episode 20: Brockton Hill

Brockton Hill is a Jungian analyst in private practice in Southern California. He received a Juris Doctorate from the UCLA School of Law before earning his master’s degree in counseling psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. He then went on to receive his Jungian training, earning a Diploma in Analytical Psychology from the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles.

Mr. Hill is currently on the faculty of the Newport Psychoanalytic Institute, serving in their psychoanalytic training program, and lectures at the LA Jung Institute where he served as President for the last two years and has been a Training Program Instructor since 2010.

He has lectured on Jung’s Two Essays on Analytical Psychology, Seminar on Nietzsche’s Zarathustra, and the Red Book. His public lectures include “Tarot as Archetypal Representation,” “Ariadne & Medea: Woman’s Experience of Abandonment in Mid-Life,” “Psychological Defenses as Symbolized in the Horoscope,” “Systemic Financial Collapse: Pluto’s Transit of Capricorn,” and the topic of today’s talk, “When Worlds Collide: Psychological Astrology and Terrorism.” In 2011, he appeared on a panel at the Wadsworth Theatre in Los Angeles to discuss the movie, A Dangerous Method, for the film series, Reel Talk with Stephen Farber.

Mr. Hill’s publications include “Living in a Time of Nonsense: Lessons from Liber Primus in the Face of the Rounds of Hades,” “Uroborus: A Review of Jung’s Thinking on the Nature of the Psyche & the Transformation of Libido,” and a film review of A Dangerous Method, the story of Jung, Freud, and Sabina Spielrein.

He is presently a member of the Board of Directors, the Certifying Board, and the Personnel Committee at the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles, as well as a former past president of the Board of Directors and a member of the Ethics Committee. From 1996 through 2005, he served as Chairman and member of the Board of Directors of Pacific Clinics in Pasadena, the largest non-profit mental health provider in the western United States. He also maintains private practices in Pasadena and West Los Angeles.

This interview was recorded on July 5, 2016. It is one hour and 13 minutes long and 65 MB. You can listen to it right here in your browser or download it directly to your computer. It is also available on iTunesStitcher, and now on Google Play Music.

Special thanks to Peter Stuart Lakanen for editing this episode.


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The Archetypes & the Collective Unconscious {Collected Works, Vol.9i} by C.G. Jung {includes “Concerning Rebirth”}

Transformation of Libido: A Seminar on C.G. Jung’s Symbols of Transformation by Edward Edinger

Pacifica Graduate Institute

Matter of Heart: The Extraordinary Journey of C.G. Jung Into the Soul of Man Documentary film

Lore Zeller Remembering Jung: A Conversation About C.G. Jung & His Work with Lore Zeller

Archetype of the Apocalypse: Divine Vengeance, Terrorism, and the End of the World by Edward Edinger {he quotes the Gospel of Matthew, 25:31–46, on p. 150} 

Frith Luton Speaking of Jung: Episode 3

M. Esther Harding Amazon author page

C.G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology New York

C.G. Jung Institute of New York

Aion {Collected Works, Vol. 9ii} by C.G. Jung

Answer to Job by C.G. Jung

The Undiscovered Self by C.G. Jung

Mysterium Coniunctionis {Collected Works, Vol. 14} by C.G. Jung

The Hound of Heaven by Francis Thompson

When Worlds Collide: Psychological Astrology & Terrorism Presentation by Brockton Hill

Living in a Time of Nonsense: Lessons from Liber Primus in the Face of the Rounds of Hades by Brockton Hill, Psychological Perspectives, Vol. 58, No. 4 {2015}

The Red Book: Liber Novus by C.G. Jung

A Dangerous Method Movie DVD

No, Totally! Laura London discusses the film, A Dangerous Method

The Freud/Jung Letters The Correspondence between Sigmund Freud & C.G. Jung

My Name Was Sabina Spielrein Documentary DVD

A Secret Symmetry: Sabina Spielrein Between Jung & Freud by Aldo Carotenuto, Jungian analyst

Sabina Spielrein: Forgotten Pioneer of Psychoanalysis by Coline Covington & Barbara Wharton


@BrocktonHill on Twitter

Psychological Perspectives: A Quarterly Journal of Jungian Thought Published by the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles

Uroborus: A Review of Jung’s Thinking on the Nature of the Psyche & the Transformation of Libido by Brockton Hill, Psychological Perspectives, Vol. 58, No. 1 {2015}

A Dangerous Method. {2011}. Directed by David Cronenberg. by Brockton Hill, Psychological Perspectives, Vol. 55, No. 2 {2012}