Mark Dean is a Jungian Analyst currently practicing in the Philadelphia area. He is the current president of the Philadelphia Association of Jungian Analysts, a member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, The International Association or Analytic Psychologists, and the Jung Psychological Association. His background is in the fine arts, having had a former career as a painter during which he had numerous exhibitions and received a number of awards including the National Endowment Award for the fine arts. In addition to his Analytic work, Mark has practiced as an art therapist and has over 30 years of practice as a teacher and therapist.
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Often, we imagine our natures as tainted, and that somewhere lies a norm or ideal, to which we must conform if we wish to be made whole. We can learn the “right choice,” and turn away from the voice of the suffering soul. This turn is however almost invariably outward. Seldom do we consider that the difficulties and struggles that we endure in the process of living and becoming, the wounds that we bear, are a part of the process of life forging a new reality through us.