Richard Chachere has lived in Lafayette, Louisiana for the last 32 years practicing Jungian therapy, after founding The Acadiana Friends of Jung in 1978, and after attending the California School of Professional Psychology in San Diego and working in analysis with Jack Sanford and getting to know the Southern California Jungian community, especailly the work of Edward Edinger and Diane Cordic. He has also worked with Dr. Theo Abt in Zurich.
Richard has written 2 books: American Beauty, A jungian Commentary; as well as Legends of the Fall;, a Jungian Commentary. His “Tears for Louisiana” is an outpouring after the Oil Spill near his home in Lafayette, and summer home, Cypremort Point, La., where he has been working on the life of Laurens Van Der Post for the past 5 years, witnessing the ravages of Hurricanes Katrina, as well as Ike and Gustav; and now BP’s massive Oil Spill! Which has also brought to life his boy’s story, The Fisher Boy, not yet printed, along with Gone With The Wind, A Jungian Commentary.
Richard reports he is now 70 years old.
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