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									Free Teleseminar Offers Psychological Perspective on The Lance Armstrong

This complimentary two-part teleseminar series entitled When the
Fairytale Ends: Lies, LANCE, and Life Patterns with Jungian Analyst
Michael Conforti offers a psychological perspective on the patterns in
play in the Lance Armstrong saga

Brattleboro, VT, January 31, 2013 -- On Thursday, January 31, 2013,
Jungian analyst Michael Conforti, Ph.D., together with special guest
Olympic coach Hank Lange will take a Jungian, archetypal, and depth
psychological look at the saga of Lance Armstrong and how the patterns in
play that affect us all. Part two of the series takes place one week
later on February 7th.

Is the saga of Lance Armstrong yet another story in our cultural and
psychological tendency to glorify and inflate and then take great
pleasure in seeing the demise of our ill-fated “heroes”? In part,
Armstrong’s story speaks to our illusions and mistaken ideas about the
nature of the hero archetype—that is, the universal blueprint that
illustrates what we consider a hero to be. Unfortunately, many of these
individuals we deem “heroes”-- athletes, movie stars, members of the
nobility among them--often have further to fall.

In our contemporary culture, have we as individuals and as a collective
lost sight of the essential characteristics of the hero? Are our current
political and religious leaders worthy of the respect and admiration
given to genuine heroes? Now with the fall of Lance Armstrong, we are yet
again, left with vital questions in understanding the psychological and
cultural impact of the patterns in play in this ongoing saga.

Michael Conforti Ph.D. is a Jungian analyst, author, and founder/director
of the Assisi Institute. Dr. Conforti's work has resulted in the
development of the new disciplines of Dream Patterning™ and Archetypal
Pattern Analysis™. He lectures nationally and internationally, and
applies his insights as a sought-after consultant to businesses,
government institutions, and the film industry. Dr. Conforti is the
author of Field, Form and Fate: Patterns in Mind, Nature and Psyche,
Threshold Experiences: The Archetype of Beginnings and the forthcoming
Hidden Presence: Complexes, Possessions and Redemption.

Hank Lange has been coaching endurance athletes to succeed in their
quests over a career that spans four decades. His client list includes
world class triathletes, master record-holders, and outdoor enthusiasts
across the spectrum of endurance sports. Hank has coached an octogenarian
through her first triathlon and guided a twenty-something to the Beijing
Olympics. Through his company, Personal Best, Hank guides athletes
through challenging terrain as they seek a way through their hang-ups and
bang-ups.As an athlete, Hank is familiar with both failure and success.
As a resilient competitor, he has won championship titles in a variety of
sports. As a roving adventurer, he has skied across Finland and pedaled
cross-continent with Lance Armstrong.
Dr. Michael Conforti is available for interviews or psychological
commentary for news and press on the topic of Lance Armstrong or other
pop analysis

WHAT: Free two-part Teleseminar Series that takes a psychological
perspective on the patterns at play in the Lance Armstrong story
WHO: Michael Conforti, Ph.D., Jungian analyst and international presenter
on patterns at play in our dreams and in everyday situtations with Hank
Lange, Olympic coach who has pedaled cross-continent with Lance

WHERE: Online or on the phone. Details at

WHEN: Thursday, January 31, 2012 and Thursday, February 7, 2012: 5-6pm PT

HOW: To register, visit:
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Contact :
Lynn Sparks
Assisi Institute
Brattleboro, VT

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