Corona Virus: Psychological aid by Chinese Jungian Analysts. Update

Besides Wuhan and China, the virus spreading over the world, in Korea, Japan, Iran, and Italy. It’s a disaster, such a challenge to all of us.

We are still working for the “Garden of the Heart & Soul 2020” charity psychological aid project. Until yesterday (since Jan. 26. 2020), there are about 3000 people visited “Garden of the Heart & Soul 2020 Wechat”, about 100 continue their one by one “psychological counseling”. There are over 100 IAAP/CSAP members, routers, candidates (they are doctoral students for Analytical Psychology) participate in the work.

Last week, with the “Garden of the Heart & Soul 2020 Wechat”, we organized three open lectures online (there are over 6000 people attended for each), with the title: Facing the Virus, responding from Jungian Psychology. Robert Bosnak, Brian Feldman, and I are speakers.

Now Luigi Zoja, and Dyane Sherwood, will be next speakers for the public lectures (related to the Virus issues) online with “Garden of the Heart & Soul 2020”. At the same time, we prepared a Dream Hotline within “Garden of the Heart & Soul 2020” with Robert Bosnak.

We invited our Jungian colleagues to support the “Garden of the Heart & Soul 2020” charity psychological aid project. Luigi Zoja, Dyane Sherwood, Robert Bosnak, Brian Feldman, Martin Schmidt and I, started to do supervision for the cases from “Garden of the Heart & Soul 2020 Wechat”.

Heyong Shen, March 4, 2020

Psychological aid of victims of the Corona Virus by Chinese Jungian Analysts

“The situation of the virus (2019-nCoV) in Wuhan and in China is very severe, and the Infection is till increasing. Our Jungian colleagues in CSAP (China Society of Analytical Psychology), started the Internet Service (wechat: Garden of the Heart & Soul 2020) for people who are infected and influenced by the virus, and since January 26 they have helped more than 500 clients (infected patients, doctors who work for the Infected patients, or their families).”

Garden of the Heart and Soul – Letter written by Heyong Shen