It is good practice for analysts and psychotherapists to be sparing with information about themselves. I go along with that. However, there maybe times when a little more openness may be helpful. I have been in full-time private practice as a Jungian analyst for 15 years but along the way, like all analysts, I have had extensive experience as a patient. My first analysis was in my twenties; the second, ten years later. These experiences remain the bedrock of my personal education, development and experience at the Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP) . I am now a training analyst, which means I have a private clinical practice which includes those seeking to train in this field. I also supervise the work of psychodynamic counsellors and analytical psychotherapists.