Dr. Erel Shalit is a Jungian psychoanalyst in Ra’anana, Israel. He is a training and supervising analyst, and past President of the Israel Society of Analytical Psychology (ISAP).
He is Founder and Academic Director of the 'Jung's Analytical Psychology' program at Bar Ilan University.
He has served as liaison person of the International Association of Analytical Psychology (IAAP) with the Jung Society of Bulgaria. He has served as Honorary Secretary of the IAAP Ethics Committee, 2010-2013.
He is a past Director of the Shamai Davidson Community Mental Health Clinic, at the Shalvata Psychiatric Centre in Israel.
Erel Shalit has served as officer in the IDF Medical Corps, and is a member of The Council for Peace and Security.
He is the author of Requiem: A Tale of Exile and Return (2010), Enemy, Cripple & Beggar: Shadows in the Hero’s Path (2008; the book was a nominee for the 2009 Gradiva Award for Best Theoretical Book, National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis), The Hero and His Shadow: Psychopolitical Aspects of Myth and Reality in Israel (2012), The Complex: Path of Transformation from Archetype to Ego (2002), and The Cycle of Life: Themes and Tales of the Journey (August 2011); and most recently co-edited with Nancy Swift Furlotti The Dream and its Amplification (2013).
Entries and chapters of his appear in Leeming, Madden & Marlan (eds.), The Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion (2010), [Jerusalem, Dreams in the Bible, The Sacrifice of Isaac]; ‘Jerusalem – Archetypal Wholeness, Human Division’ in Tom Singer (ed.), Psyche and the City (2010), in Rob and Janet Henderson, Living With Jung: “Enterviews” With Jungian Analysts (2010), [Silence is the Center of Feeling], and elsewhere.
Articles of his have appeared in Quadrant, The Jung Journal: Psyche and Culture, Spring Journal, Political Psychology, Clinical Supervisor, Round Table Review, Jung Page, Midstream, Judisk Krönika, and other professional and cultural journals. He is on the editorial board of Quadrant.
Dr. Shalit lectures at professional institutes, universities, and cultural forums in Israel, Europe and the United States.