The PsychoMagic of Alejandro JodorowskywithPaul J. Leslie

Books Mentioned In This Interview

Paul J. Leslie, EdD, is a psychotherapist in private practice in Aiken, South Carolina. He is professor of psychology at Aiken College. He is author of The Art of Creating a Magical Session: Key Elements for Transformative Psychotherapy, Low Country Shamanism: An Exploration of the Magical and Healing Practices of the Coastal Carolinas and Georgia, Potential Not Pathology: Helping Your Clients Transform Using Ericksonian Psychotherapy, and Shadows in the Session: The Presence of the Anomalous in Psychotherapy.

Here Paul and Jeff share a passion that they both feel for the legendary filmmaker, psychotherapist, surrealist, and Tarot master, Alejandro Jodorowsky. The discussion focuses on the films, El Topo, The Holy Mountain, The Dance of Reality, and Endless Poetry. It also touches on Jodorowsky’s many graphic novels and his work in psychotherapy.

(Recorded on December 17, 2019)

Published on December 25, 2019


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