Erel Shalit is a Jungian psychoanalyst in Tel Aviv, Israel, and past Founding Director of the Jungian Psychotherapy Program at Bar Ilan University. He is past president of the Israel Society of Analytical Psychology, and past Director, Shamai Davidson Community Mental Health Clinic, at the Shalvata Psychiatric Center.
He is the author of several publications, including The Cycle of Life: Themes and Tales of the Journey; Requiem: A Tale of Exile and Return; Enemy, Cripple & Beggar; The Hero and His Shadow; and The Complex: Path of Transformation from Archetype to Ego, and The Dream and its Amplification (ed., with Nancy Swift Furlotti).
He has edited and introduced Erich Neumann's Jacob and Esau: On the collective symbolism of the brother motif, and with Murray Stein edited Turbulent Times, Creative Minds: Erich Neumann and C.G. Jung in Relationship.
Articles of his have appeared in many journals, among others Quadrant, The Jung Journal, Spring, and Midstream. He has entries in The Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion. 'Silence is the center of feeling,' an interview with Erel Shalit, appears in Robert and Janis Henderson's "Living with Jung" volume 3, and in Pythia Peay's America on the Couch. He has contributed the chapter on Jerusalem in Thomas Singer's book Psyche and the City: A Soul's Guide to the Modern Metropolis, and 'My European Animus' in Joerg Rasche and Thomas Singer (eds) Europe's Many Souls. Dr. Shalit lectures at professional institutes, universities and cultural forums in Israel, Europe, and the United States.