Analytical Psychology Club of San Francisco
"Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes"
                                                                            - C. G. Jung

The purpose of the APC of San Francisco shall be to promote the study and discussion of analytical psychology and related subjects and to find opportunity for fellowship among those who have experienced analysis according to the concepts of 
analytical psychology as originated by Carl G. Jung.

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Coming in June

Annual APC-SF Picnic 

Sunday, June 9, 2019

Rossmoor Dollar Clubhouse, Walnut Creek

RSVP: Shirley Kaiser or 925-939-7759 by May 27.

Unexpected Pieces of our Hearts: How Synchronicity Shapes the Stories of our Families


Robert H. Hopcke, LMFT

Jung's concept of synchronicity or meaningful chance is one of his most engaging and familiar. In this lecture, Rob Hopcke will be presenting the four aspects of synchronistic events that make up Jung's thoughts on this phenomena in order to place this notion within the overall context of Jung's theories on analytical psychology.  Using his own recent research on synchronistic events within family and love relationships specifically, Rob will be using these stories to show how synchronicity operates through the archetype of "family" unconsciously to create wholeness in our lives through what seems at first to us like random chance.

Robert H. Hopcke has been a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice in Berkeley, California since 1986.  Along with his numerous articles and reviews published throughout the world, he is the author of the national best-seller, There Are No Accidents:  Synchronicity and the Stories of Our Lives, which has been translated into over a dozen languages, most recently followed by his latest work, There are No Accidents in Love:  Synchronicity and the Stories of Our Families.  He has lectured and run workshops around the country on the concept of meaningful coincidence for the past two decades, has appeared on Strange Universe and The Other Side, along with numerous other TV and radio interviews on the topic, and most recently he was featured in David Strabala's documentary film, What is Synchronicity? released two years ago.

Beyond his work in the field of synchronicity, Rob's other writings include some now standard scholarly reference works within the field of analytical psychology, including Jung, Jungians and HomosexualityMen's Dreams, Men's HealingA Guided Tour of the Collected Works of C. G. Jung; and The Persona:  Where Sacred Meets Profane, and for a number of years he taught on the faculty of the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, now Sofia University, in Palo Alto, California, in the areas of Jungian psychology, human sexuality and spiritual direction.  

Copies of There are No Accidents in Love:  Synchronicity and the Stories of Our Families and Robert's other books will be available for purchase.

Rossmoor Dollar Clubhouse, Walnut Creek

1015 Stanley Dollar Dr

Walnut Creek, CA 94595

11:00 a.m.  - Gather

Noon  - Potluck lunch – bring food to share (Iced tea, coffee, water provided)

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. Presentation and Discussion

3:00 p.m. Departure

RSVP: Shirley Kaiser or 925-939-7759 by May 27.

DIRECTIONS: From any location get on Hwy. 24. Exit at Pleasant Hill Road. Take Pleasant Hill Road south. It ends in a roundabout; go half way around going east on Olympic Blvd. Take a right on to Tice Valley Blvd. Then right on to Rossmoor Parkway. Be in one of the left two lanes. At the gate, tell the security staff person you are going to the Shirley Kaiser gathering at the Dollar Club House. Continue on Rossmoor Parkway to Stanley Dollar Drive. Be in the left lane for the first driveway on the left.

Turn left into the driveway; go past the large building (Event Center) on the right. Ahead you will see the Dollar Clubhouse fronted by a large parking lot.

For Those Taking BART: call or email Shirley for coordinated pickup from the Lafayette BART station.