OUR ARCHETYPAL NATURE
foundations VIDEO COURSE
Welcome! On the second half of this page, you'll find all of the video sessions for the Archetypal Nature Foundations Video Course and the course outline and instructions about how to best use this material.
Archetypal Nature carries on a partially lost Jungian tradition and traces its roots most directly to the deep psychological insight of Antonia "Toni" Wolff. Toni was a close companion of C. G. Jung and one of the earliest Jungian analysts. She was president of the Zurich Psychological Club from 1916 to 1945. In 1934, she gave a lecture entitled Structural Forms of the Feminine Psyche that described the essential dichotomies that we carry forward in our work today (read it here). Others, including Tad and Noreen Guzie, have strongly influenced and contributed this work. For more on the origins and lineage of this work, please see our Roots page.
"It's like you've discovered this big place, like Yosemite or Big Sur . . .
I'm stunned by how much it means to me." – Gavin Frye, MFT, Los Angeles, CA
Gary S. Bobroff, M.A. is the developer and lead facilitator of Archetypal Nature. An international speaker, author and workshop leader, he presents in a visual, accessible and engaging form. He has an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia, Canada and an M.A. in Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. You can follow his soulful in-depth Jungian writing on modern questions at GSBobroff.com. Gary is available for private sessions online or on the phone - please see here for more info or to book.
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"Deep insight into your path and your understanding of other people's path." – Holland
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In your email for the course, you should have received an Archetypal Nature Handbook, pre-workshop questionniare, an archetype chart, and both personal and impersonal archetype questionnaires. Before beginning the course, you may want to complete the pre-workshop questionnaire questionnaire and the personal archetype questionnaire.
To join with others in dialogue about the work, join the Facebook group here or the online private forum at: - - under construction - You can also join us for a live workshop or online event during the year.
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Please click on the links in each section to go to the course material
Pre-Workshop Exercises & Welcome
Welcome: History and lineage of the system (see more here) and why this work matters
Personal Archetypes Part Two
Love & Relationships
Honoring Missed Archetypes
Before you begin you may want to complete the pre-workshop reflective exercises video (above). Then start the course with this Welcome video that gets into where this work comes from and why it matters.
The password when necessary for all videos is: Toni2018
The supplementary videos to the right provide additional course content and further explanation for those who are new to this material.
What Is Archetype? Video >
Where does this work come from?
Lineage video >
Go ahead to the next part of the course here.
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"Illuminating, captivating, compelling." – Vancouver, BC
"You start to see the whole world differently." – Tracey Wideman, London, UK
"I put things together that I had struggled with–
I feel I can better navigate the ocean of personalities out there." – Berlin
"Incredibly insightful! Opens your eyes to your potential and blind spots." – London, UK
"I am still getting 'A-ha' moments weeks later." – Leah Taylor, Comox Valley Jung Society, Vancouver Island, BC
"Clarifies the reasons behind the life we choose." – Berlin
"I'm delighted. I'm seeing clearly for the first time who I really am." – Marigrace Lonegran Gleason, Los Angeles