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Julienne McLean practices as a psychologist, psychotherapist,  and Jungian analyst in north London, as well as being a training analyst and supervisor with the Association of Jungian Analysts (A.J.A) London. She is a Member of the British Psychological Society and the International Association of Analytical Psychology (IAAP). She has studied in Australia, United States and England, and has been in private practice for nearly thirty years. She was on the clinical team at the St Marylebone Healing and Counselling Centre in central London for fifteen years. She is also a spiritual director, who has had a lifelong involvement in the Christian contemplative tradition, with a particular interest in the relationship between modern depth psychology, prayer and Christian mysticism.


She has taught on the Jungian Analytic Training Course for Qualified Psychotherapists (J.A.T.Q.P.), organised by Association of Jungian Analysts (London), at St Mary’s University, Strawberry Hill, London and Sarum College, Salisbury, where she is a Visiting Scholar in Christian Spirituality. For many years, she has been teaching, running workshops, study groups and retreats in England, Scotland and Spain, on depth psychology and Carmelite Spirituality, particularly in relation to the lives and writings of the Carmelite saints, St Teresa of Avila and St John of the Cross.


She facilitated a contemplative spirituality programme in north London for ten years and co-founded Friends of Sophia ( with Father Dominic White, OP, in 2018.  She has also been involved with the Centre for Applied Carmelite Spirituality ( since 2018, as a lecturer and accompanier on the Spiritual Direction Formation Programme.


She is the author of ‘Towards Mystical Union’ (St Pauls, 2003, 2013, 2017) a modern commentary on St Teresa’s classic text on prayer ‘The Interior Castle’. She has published many papers, including ‘The Flowering of Contemplation: The Journey to the Centre of the Soul’ (Mount Carmel, 59/1, 2011), ‘Jung and the Christian Way’ (Vinayasadhana, 11/1, 2011) and ‘Teresa of Avila and Depth Psychology’, (Guild Pamphlet 299, 2007).  In 2023, the collection of her papers and talks have been published in a new book called ‘The Diamond Heart – Jungian Psychology and the Christian Mystical Tradition’. (Chiron Publications, USA)

Rafael Hermes Honorato Cheng has practiced as a psychotherapist for nearly 10 years. He works in private practice with children, adolescents, and adults. He has a degree in Psychology from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo (PUC-SP 2013) and an MA in Clinical Psychology from the Institute of Psychology of the University of São Paulo (USP, 2019).

Rafael is currently a Ph.D. student at St. Marys University, London, where he was also awarded the Vice-Chancellor Studentship (Scholarship). Rafael develops research, projects, and interdisciplinary works that bring together the fields of psychology and topics such as dreams, the sacred, and spirituality into dialogue. He is a member of the Prosopon Laboratory of the Psychology Institute of the University of São Paulo (IP-USP) and of the InSpiRe, Center for Initiatives in Spirituality and Reconciliation (St. Marys University, London).

Rafael Cheng has dedicated himself to the study and clinical practice of jungian psychology and the clinical practice proposed by Professor Gilberto Safra, which fosters the dialogue between the fields of psychoanalysis, literature, philosophy, anthropology, theology, spirituality and the singularities of human suffering.  

In 2018, as part of his higher-level teacher training, Rafael taught Jungian psychology to undergraduate students at the Institute of Psychology at the University of São Paulo. In 2022 he published the book ‘Dreaming the Work: an investigation oriented, supervised, and destined by dreams.’ (published by Editora Dialética). That same year and in 2023, he has been invited to teach MA students at St. Mary's University, London, on Jungian Psychology and Spirituality.

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