Category Archives: Study Group

HKSTA Study Group November 2020

“So you have to write a symbol paper!”  This is the title of an article written by Barbara Weller in 1997. In this study group, Jennifer will lead us to look at Barbara’s view on what a symbol paper is … Continue reading

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HKSTA Study Group October 2020

Who will you think of when hearing the story of the “Sleeping Beauty” ? Is it Princess Aurora? Prince Philip? Or the evil fairy Maleficent?  Maleficent (黑魔后) is known for her curse to Princess Aurora and she is associated with … Continue reading

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HKSTA Study Group September 2020

The Japanese consider cherry blossom (さくらSakura桜 ) their national flower.  It is said to represent some kind of spirit and belief of the Japanese people.  Every year when the Spring season comes, from the South to the North of Japan, … Continue reading

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HKSTA Study Group August 2020

Trickster is perhaps one of the most important but paradoxical archetypes among us, from the old time as Hermes, Mercurius, and jester to modern days’ joker in popular movies. Jung writes of “his fondness for sly jokes and malicious pranks, … Continue reading

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HKSTA Study Group July 2020

What will you associate with the word Buddha? What is Buddha? What are the different levels of meaning of Buddha? How our clients express the symbol of Buddha  in sandplay therapy? The Lotus Sutra teaches that we can become Buddha. … Continue reading

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HKSTA Study Group June 2020

What will you associate with the human skeleton at the first mind? The scary, dangerous or fearful image or something that related to evil. However, from the religious and cultural perspectives, it has a different interpretation on the human skeleton … Continue reading

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HKSTA Study Group May 2020

  The crocodile, alligator, caiman all belong to the family of crocodilian species. They are descendants from the ancient dinosaur era and has evolved with not much changes. However, in mythology, they are transformed into dragons and Jung saw them … Continue reading

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HKSTA Study Group April 2020

This symbol study of dog was originally planned to hold in February. Because of the global health crisis, we need to make changes and we will now have the meeting online in April. The dog is the first domesticated animal … Continue reading

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HKSTA Study Group March 2020

We will look into the individuation process in the recent famous movie, Frozen 2 in our March Study Group. Unlike traditional hero journey, Frozen 2 is a modern shift from the romantic classical film of the 1940s and 50s, such … Continue reading

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HKSTA Study Group will meet online

HKSTA Study Group will meet online due to the public health crisis caused by the coronavirus. In order to minimize the risk of infection and safeguard the health of our members, we will have our first online study group in … Continue reading

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