Board of Directors

Carol Walnum, M.A., M.B.A., LPC

Carol Walnum is a Jungian analyst in private practice in Portland, Oregon. Trained at the C.G. Jung Institute in Zürich, she is a member of the IAAP and the Pacific Northwest Society of Jungian Analysts, currently serving as its Treasurer.  A licensed professional counselor, Carol engages her community as a psychotherapist and Jungian analyst. She has offered groups on fairytales, the third phase of life, and Jungian approaches to trauma. Moved to action by the spirit of the depths, she works to support the important contribution Jungian psychology makes to the world.

Steve Arthers, Ph.D.

Steve Arthers is a Jungian Analyst and licensed Psychotherapist in private practice in Geneva Switzerland. His educational background includes a doctorate in Chemistry and diplomas in Business and Environmental management. Before training as a Jungian analyst he spent many years as a meditation instructor and has extensive experience in business consulting and group dynamics for global enterprises. Steve has previous not for profit experience and is the Chairman of a Zürich-based Pension fund.  

Maria Giovanna Bianchi Ph.D.

Maria Giovanna Bianchi is a Jungian Analyst and licensed Psychotherapist specialized in children, adolescents and adults, from the C.G. Jung Institute Zürich. Her educational background includes a Masters in Political Sciences and a PhD in International Relations. She has been working for the United Nations as a human rights officer since 1996. During her career, she has worked on several thematic areas such as children’s rights, women’s rights, assistance to the victims of torture and of enforced disappearance. She currently continues working as a human rights officer at the United Nations and as an analyst in private practice in Geneva.

Jay Upchurch, M.A., M.S.

Jay Upchurch is a licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Jungian analyst working in Fort Worth Texas. His educational background includes a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, a Masters degree in Music Composition and Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling. As well as working in private practice, he provides therapy as a Co-Occurring Psychiatric and Substance Abuse Dependency counselor (COPSD – otherwise know as dual diagnosis) in a substance abuse recovery facility. In addition to Jungian analysis, his primary area of interest includes the exploration of the therapeutic properties inherent in music and acoustic material as seen in traditional cultures as well as derived from current scientific studies.

David Genty M.A.

David Genty is a Jungian Analyst trained at the C G Jung Institute Zürich. He is a member of the IAAP, the UKCP, and the London training school IGAP. He has an academic background in Philosophy & Theology (Jesus College, Oxford) with a focus on Gnosticism, and the language of religious experience. Further studies in Art History (Kent, Canterbury) led to an international career in art and interiors, before training in Analytical Psychology. David has a particular interest in the ‘practice of the image’, using pictures and sandplay. 

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Friends of the Board

Daniel Baumann

Daniel Baumann is a senior architect who is Head of Construction Area A and a Member of the Executive Board at the Building Authority of the Canton of Zurich.  Previously he was the owner and director of his own architectural firm in Zürich, Switzerland for twenty years. The great-grandson of Carl Jung, he has served in multiple roles within the CG Jung Institute Zürich, as a member of the Curatorium from 2000 to 2012, as the Institute’s Treasurer, and in his last five years there, he acted as its President. 

Tess Castleman, M.A., LPC

Tess Castleman, M.A., L.P.C., I.A.A.P., finished her training at the C.G. Jung Institute of Zurich in 1989. Preceding her move to Switzerland she was in private practice as a psychotherapist in Denver, Colorado, an associate professor of psychology at Colorado Mountain College and a public school teacher.  As a Jungian analyst, she became president of the Jung Institute of Dallas, president of the Jung Society of North Texas, a clinical supervisor for licensed professional counselors and a member of the Curatorium of the C. G. Jung Institute of Zurich.  She is licensed to practice in the state of Texas. She is an author of two published books and several articles.

C.G. Jung Foundation Zurich is located in Portland, Oregon, 97213. 971-319-5864

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