Depth Insights™ is a semi-annual scholarly journal that appears in Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter, and serves as the primary scholarly peer-reviewed depth psychology publication for the online community, Depth Psychology Alliance.

All articles and essays undergo peer review and editing to meet our high standards for publication.

Each issue is provided as a downloadable PDF as well as a set of easy to navigate web pages.


Our MISSION is to publish well-written, high quality depth-psychology-based articles, essays, poems, and art that best illustrate how depth psychology can enhance the lives of those who engage with information and practices aimed at accessing the unconscious. Understanding the symbols and messages that that come through from the unconscious can help orient and and guide us in daily life, as well as offer insights that help us make meaning. Depth Insights scholarly journal appeals to a wide audience, from those who are new to Jungian and depth psychological ideas as well as to those who are seasoned scholars and practitioners in the field.

We consider well-written essays and articles grounded in depth psychology, focused on topics such as dreams, nature/ecopsychology, psychotherapy, pathology, trauma, archetypes, mythology, shamanism, art/art therapy, astrology, divination, and alchemy, to name a few.

We especially welcome works that illustrate how depth psychology and related topics (like those listed above) can make a difference in the world when applied to contemporary culture, social issues, mainstream media, or professional fields such as business, health care, non-profits, education, science, etc. We also welcome book reviews and 

Please use APA documentation for all essays/articles. See more detailed submission guidelines here:

Thank you for your interest in sharing your depth psychological work.

Depth Insights, the official publication of Depth Psychology Alliance™, is a semi-annual online scholarly journal for the depth and Jungian psychology community. Submissions are open to anyone, and the selection process is based on a peer review and editorial process.

Essay and article submissions must be submiitted in APA form and must include page numbers, citations, and references, if applicable. Submitted works may be of any length up to approximately 4500 words, though shorter easy-to-read pieces (between 1,000 and 2,000 words) are encouraged and welcomed.

Depth Insights now accepts submissions year round for our two journal issues per year. Your submission will be reviewed within 60 days of submitting, and you will be notified by email if 1) your submission will be published in an upcoming issue, 2) if we are requesting edits, or 3) if we don't feel we can publish it. 

Some submissions, even if accepted, may not necessarily appear in the next issue, depending on the number of accepted submissions we already have on hand and how your topic fits with other content.

In your cover letter, please include your name as you would want it to appear in the publication, as well as your primary email address and phone number in case we need to contact you.

We also require a biography of no more than 50-80 words for all articles, essays and art, plus the medium you use for any art, and a short sentence or two about the inspiration for the artwork. No bio is currently required for poetry. 

PLEASE NOTE: The limit for submission at any given time (until you are notified of the status) is 2 essays, 2 poems, or 4 pieces of art. 

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