Offers an original perspective on the relationship between the environment and the human psyche. This book is of interest to Jungian analysts as well as psychotherapists and mental health professionals, especially those who are addressing transcultural and multicultural issues including voluntary or enforced migration.
Introduction: Beginning with One's Self. Soul, Earth and Migration in Contemporary Society. On Carl Gustav Jung's "Mind and Earth". The Place of Origins. Space, Genius Loci and Sacrality of Place. Maps and Geography: Reality and Fantasy. The Journey. Exile, Nostalgia, Return. The Foreign Patient. Bibliography. Angelini, "Animated" Places: Rooting and Impermanence. D'Andreamatteo, The Garden, Psychic Landscape. Buttarini, The Dark Places, or on the Evil of Innocence. Scarpelli, The Earth, The Song, The Symbol. Prameshuber, Exile: An Impossible Return? Mondo, Places of Healing. Tomasi, Body and Psyche: Compenetration of Opposites. Perez, "Every Rose is Telling of the Secrets of the Universal": Symbols and the Natural World. Peat, "Gentle Action" Environmental Sustainability in Soul and Earth.