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Akke-Jeanne Klerk

Akke-Jean Klerk

Akke-Jeanne Klerk

Akke-Jeanne is Jung Platform’s co-founder. She has been driven by a passion for depth psychology since 1996. With over 15 years of experience in education and coaching, she has had the privilege of guiding students and participants to live a meaningful life connected to their Soul’s desires.

She has been teaching and coaching at the University of applied sciences in Amsterdam and Holland’s main coaching institute. Nowadays, she facilitates the Jungian Coaching certificate program here on Jung Platform.

Akke-Jeanne developed and implemented innovative teaching and coaching techniques tailored to individual needs, ensuring that everyone stays connected to their individuation process.

She is the author of ‘Psychology of heartbreak’ (in Dutch).

Courses and Lecturesby Akke-Jeanne Klerk

The Call & Purpose Summit

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Narcissism Summit

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Fairy Tales

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Certification Program

Articlesby Akke-Jeanne Klerk

Jungian Coaching (Part 1)

In this blog series, I answer a few questions I was asked by my colleague Gauri Ramesh about Jungian Coaching. Gauri is the Certificate Program Coordinator at Jung Platform and…

Introduction to Jungian Psychology

Carl Jung said that it is up to us to live our life in line with our true essence, our unique core that continues to unfold as we age. This essence is often experienced as if it is guiding us through life and is aiming at full expression. At times, it can even feel as if we are being used by something larger that wants to engage with the world through our own body and movements. Jung called this process of personal development and unfolding the individuation process.

Why Coaching Requires Continuous Personal Development

Coaching teaches us about true companionship. It asks us to: be present, open and inquisitive, and embody the experience with the client so that the Soul can reveal itself. Tending to this process of personal development—individuation—of the client and the coach is the biggest gift that coaching offers.

How to Overcome Codependency?

‘Working in the helping profession—as a psychology lecturer, trainer, and coach—has helped me to recognize and deal with my codependency. But it has been a long journey to give up the role of the ‘savior’. Luckily this journey has brought a great sense of freedom in no longer feeling a need to help others all the time.’

An Aesthetic Arrest

An Aesthetic Arrest

Tracking our subjectivity in the helping profession is good practice. We can ask ourselves how our experience in the presence of another, might hold information for the other person’s struggles.

Open Your Heart for Love

Learning about the barriers we’ve built against pain and love is how a heartbreaking experience can serve as a valuable teacher. By accepting the invitations of heartbreak, we learn about ourselves, about letting go and allowing renewal to take place so that we open ourselves up for love again.’ What are some of these inner barriers that we construct to protect ourselves against pain?

What Dating a Narcissist Revealed About Me and My Path

The moment we recognize how we limit ourselves, we begin to make space for our authentic and creative being to come through. Being a Jungian psychology-lover at heart, I believe it is useful to look at our romantic relationships—they carry vital information about ourselves and often reflect something about ourselves that we are unaware of. It is then useful to ask: What does the other reveal about myself?’ Read More.