“ …the sole purpose of human existence is to kindle a light in the darkness of mere being.” - CG Jung



If your life is out of balance and you are depressed, anxious or having trouble with relationships, it may be time to get help. Healing takes place through dynamic resolution of conflicts by bringing to awareness feelings, thoughts and impulses. Take this opportunity to engage in life with more passion and compassion.



Gretchen is a Certified Jungian Psychoanalyst who has been a practicing psychotherapist for over thirty five years. Her extensive training includes many varied treatment modalities that can be tailored to your individual needs. Over the years, Gretchen has treated people from all walks of life with a multitude of different issues.



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Restraint and Abandon: The Child Archetype

Flailing his arms, screaming in panic, his head disappears underwater. The quick-thinking lifeguard stride jumps into the pool and pulls the boy to safety. Aaron’s shivering body and heaving shoulders make it difficult for the lifeguard to wrap him in his towel ,,,

What should I expect from the initial session?

We will discuss your reasons for seeking therapy. I will also use this time to gather some of your historical information. We can decide together if this is a good fit for the two of us and if it is, set up an agreed upon appointment schedule. I can answer any questions you might have about therapy and Jungian analysis. Confidentiality is a critical part of analysis and will always be maintained.

How do I pay?

As a military Tricare provider, you will only be responsible for a co-pay for my services. I am also an out-of-network provider for most in- state insurance companies including Aetna, Cigna, and Florida Blue. Those of you who have out-of-network insurance will pay my fee initially and I will file your insurance to assist you in getting reimbursed. When it is determined how much your insurance pays, you will pay the difference.


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Gretchen Deters-Murray, MSW, LMFT

Call 904.247.1117

Fax 904.242.0105

Atlantic Beach, FL