Jungian Theory for Class

Jungian Theory for Class - Analytical Psychotherapy Carl...

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Unformatted text preview: Analytical Psychotherapy Carl Gustav Jung (1875-1961) Carl Gustav Jung Raised in a Protestant family Influenced by many philosophies but gravitated toward Romanticism Founded Analytical Psychotherapy Builds on Freud’s and Adler’s perspectives Jung’s Theory of Personality: Two aspects of psyche Conscious Accessible Comprised of one’s senses, intellect, emotions, desires If our self assessment matches others we deem ourselves normal Personal unconscious Not accessible Comprised of personal experiences forgotten or denied and collective unconscious Collective Unconscious Vast, hidden psychic resource shared by all humans consists of common images and thoughts regarding such things as mother, earth, birth and death Jung found basic motif across individuals in their dreams, fantasies, etc. Images from collective unconscious are shared by all but modified by our own personal experiences Carl Jung's Theory of Personality Theory of Personality According to Jungian theory our understanding of ourselves comes from Encounters with social reality What we deduce from our own observations Theory of Personality Infant starts Fragmentation Personality in state of occurs reintegrates wholeness with experiences in healthy person Over the Lifetime Theory of Personality Most important fragment of the self is Ego Personal shadow balances ego in the unconscious Persona is the public face we show to others Task of early life is strengthening the ego Task of later life is individuation, i.e....
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2011 for the course PSY 5531 taught by Professor Stewart during the Fall '11 term at Tarleton.

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