Episode 36: Mark Winborn

Mark Winborn, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and Jungian analyst in private practice in Memphis, Tennessee.

He received a Bachelor of Science in psychology from Michigan State University in 1982, a Master of Science and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Memphis in 1987, and a certificate in Jungian Analysis from the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts in 1999.

Dr. Winborn served for three years as the staff psychologist for the United States Military Academy in West Point, New York and is now a training and supervising analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute Zürich and for the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts in North America. He currently serves on the American Board for Accreditation in Psychoanalysis, and the Ethics Committee of the International Association for Analytical Psychology. Dr. Winborn is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Analytical Psychology and the Journal of Humanistic Psychology, and is a member of the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis.

He has presented papers at the past three Congresses of the International Association for Analytical Psychology (Montreal 2010, Copenhagen 2013, Kyoto 2016), and will present again at the Vienna Congress in 2019. Since 1990 he has maintained a private practice in Memphis, Tennessee where he was the Training Coordinator for the Memphis Jungian Seminar from 2010 - 2016. In addition to his teaching activities in Memphis and Zürich, he has been an invited presenter for Jungian societies, training seminars, and institutes throughout the United States, as well as in Russia and the Dominican Republic.

He is the author of Deep Blues: Human Soundscapes for the Archetypal Journey, published in 2011, and is the editor of the book, Shared Realities: Participation Mystique & Beyond, published in 2014. His new book, Interpretation in Jungian Analysis: Art & Technique, will be released on August 8th of this year, and is the subject of our talk today.

This interview was recorded on Sunday, July 1, 2018. It’s 57:51 long and 25 MB. You can listen to it right here in your browser or download it directly to your computer. This episode is also available on iTunesStitcherGoogle Play, or wherever you get your shows.


Speaking of Jung: Episode #6 Dr. Winborn sat down with Laura in October 2015

Interpretation in Jungian Analysis: Art & Technique His new book

The Interpretation of Dreams by Sigmund Freud 

Metaphors We Live By by George Lakoff & Mark Johnson

The Selected Melanie Klein Edited by Juliet Mitchell {includes Klein’s ideas on the epistemophilic impulse}

James Hollis Books Amazon Author Page

Hellerwork Structural Integration: “Healing our planet, one person at a time.”

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, & Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk, M.D.

Deep Blues: Human Soundscapes for the Archetypal Journey His first book

Shared Realities: Participation Mystique & Beyond Edited by Dr. Winborn {includes chapters by previous guests Jerome Bernstein and Pamela Power}

Mark Winborn on Twitter

Laura London on Twitter


Dr. Mark Winborn His website

The Psychoanalytic Muse His blog

Breakfast at Küsnacht His video interview with Stefano Carpani

2017 Bollingen Lecture “Mapping the Languages of the Soul,” presented at the C.G. Jung Association of Central Ohio on Dec. 1-2, 2017 {DVDs available}

Montreal 2010 - Facing Multiplicity: Psyche, Nature, Culture Proceedings of the 18th Congress of the International Association for Analytical Psychology {includes Dr. Winborn’s paper, “The Problem of Familiarity: A Contributor to the Transference/ Countertransference Field”}

Copenhagen 2013 - 100 Years On: Origins, Innovations & Controversies Proceedings of the 19th Congress of the International Association for Analytical Psychology {includes Dr. Winborn’s paper, “The Centrality of the Aesthetic Impulse to the Analytic Process”}

Kyoto 2016 - Anima Mundi in Transition: Cultural, Clinical & Professional Challenges Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Association for Analytical Psychology {includes Dr. Winborn’s paper, “The Colorless Canvas: Non-representational States and Implications for Analytical Psychology”}

Re-Encountering Jung: Analytical Psychology & Contemporary Psychoanalysis Edited by Robin S. Brown {includes Dr. Winborn’s chapter, “Bion & Jung: Intersecting Vertices”}

Moments of Meeting in Psychoanalysis: Interaction & Change in the Therapeutic Encounter Edited by Susan Lord {includes Dr. Winborn’s chapter, “The Aesthetics of Being”}