Admissions Policy

C.G. Jung Institute of Colorado Admissions Policy    

Applications for admission to the Training Program of the C.G. Jung Institute of Colorado are received every year, due by March 31. All application materials should be sent directly to the Director of Admissions at the address below. Once complete application packets have been reviewed, admissions interviews are scheduled for a weekend in May of that year. Applicants will be notified of the date for interviews soon after their applications are reviewed.

Prerequisites for applying for Candidacy include:
  1. A minimum of 100 hours of Jungian analysis with a Jungian analyst who has membership in the International Association for Analytical Psychology (IAAP), 50% of which must be face-to-face, 50 % of which may have occurred by means of telecommunication.
  2. The above 100 hours of analytic work must have taken place within the five years prior to the admission deadline.
  3. Participation in the Institute’s Study Group for at least one semester directly prior to and including the year in which application is made.
  4. A minimum of a master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  5. The applicant meets the legal requirements for the practice of psychotherapy in the state or country in which he/she resides.
Criteria by which applications will be evaluated include:
  1. Psychological maturity.
  2. A demonstration of knowledge in the field of psychology and psychotherapy
  3. Resonance with Jungian psychology.
  4. A capacity for symbolic thinking.
  5. Intellect, openness, honesty, and integrity of character.
  6. An ability to communicate well, both interpersonally and in writing.
  7. A capacity to experience empathy and compassion.
  8. A calling to work as a Jungian analyst.
  9. The motivation to complete the long course of Jungian analytic training. Feedback regarding applicants from analysts teaching Study Groups will also be integrated into the admissions process.
Materials to be submitted to the Director of Admissions include:
  1. A cover letter
  2. The C.G. Jung Institute application form.
  3. Documentation from all of the applicant’s analysts in the last five years, listing inclusive dates of analysis, total number of hours of analysis, total number of face-to-face sessions and total number of telecommunication (phone, Skype) sessions.
  4. Complete original transcripts, sent directly by the educational institution and with its official seal, from all college and graduate institutions attended.
  5. An autobiography, approximately 3 pages in length.
  6. Applicants who have applied and been accepted or denied admission to another IAAP training program should supply this information; and applicants requesting to transfer from another IAAP training program should provide a letter demonstrating good standing in that program.
  7. An application fee of $450 ($100 non- refundable and $350 refundable if the individual withdraws from the admissions process one month before the scheduled interviews) made out to the C.G. Jung Institute of Colorado.
  8. A notarized copy of the “Waiver for Prospective Students.”
Please direct all questions and requests, and send all application materials, to:
Christine Chao
1395 Dahlia St.
Denver, CO 80220
303.753.9738
Director of Admissions, C.G. Jung Institute of Colorado