Dr. Susan K. Faron
Jungian Analyst and Psychologist offering psychotherapy,
Jungian analysis, dream analysis and stress reduction for
adults and couples in greater Walnut Creek, California,
including Alamo, Concord, Danville, Lafayette, Martinez,
Orinda, Pleasant Hill, and San Ramon
Marriage & Family Therapist
near Highways 24/680
right way to wholeness is through fateful detours and
-- C.G. Jung
The Wise Old Woman Spirit : Help as a
November 1st, 2023 !!!
NEW book coming out November 1st, "The Wise Old Woman Spirit - Help as a Partnership" !!
Here’s the first of good news!
Open this book and enter the world of eros and,
curiously, emptiness — two vital qualities of the
Wise Old Woman spirit that can help us survive ...
possibly even thrive. Through the human imagination
and dreams, the Wise Old Woman spirit offers a kind of
collaboration and partnership involving a very real
intimacy and immediacy while preserving our
Wise Old Woman spirit has appeared with many names
and in multiple forms, this discovery is specifically
born of Jung's work on the archetype of the Wise
Old Man. The Wise Old Woman spirit has emerged as a
wisdom figure of her own in the ground-breaking
research Dr. Faron has conducted.
Not a goddess, nor worshipped, the feminine
wisdom figure is nevertheless divine, born
out of each individual psyche — man or woman — and
functions as a psychological and individual reality.
Featuring Emma Jung as the quintessential
example of the Wise Old Woman spirit and enriched by
dreams of the Wise Old Woman from around the world,
this book provides scholarly, experiential and
Praise for the Wise Old Woman Spirit - Help as a Partnership
Nov 23, 2023, at 9:09 PM
I received your lovely book on Thanksgiving and what a wonderful thanksgiving present it
is! Because the day is mostly free, I was able to sit down and immediately begin to read for
several hours. I am so impressed by how fully you have presented the WOW, giving so
many instances of her presence in our lives, and with believable examples. She is touchable
and knowable, perhaps the most important in your introduction to so many who have not
had, or perhaps not realized, the direct experience of her yet. Even for those of us that have
been so blessed, you fill out her reality so that I, and others, may begin to notice how ever
present she is in our daily existence. What an impressive job you have done. The sheer
breadth of your research is apparent. I am looking forward to being able to introduce the
WOW to other women I know, and most particularly women in my practice whom I know will
benefit greatly from reading your book.
I am honored to be included in such a fine book. By including me, you have refocused my
attention on her in my own life. As you know, as time wears on, it is easy to let awareness of
even such a vibrant and personal gift from the Self fade. I am even now beginning to look
around, to see where I can find evidence of her in my daily life once again. That alone has
been worth the wait. I also appreciated your thoughtful, intelligent commentary on
something so personal and precious to me as my dream. That, too, has the actuality of
refocusing my attention on the gifts she brings me and I appreciate the wisdom in your
With great affection and warmth, your comrade in the hopefully growing universe of
recognition of the great blessings WOW brings to our lives, and by extension to the world
who desperately needs her.
Northern California, Woman, 76
K. Faron, Ph.D.
Diplomate Jungian Analyst and
Walnut Creek, California