Jungian Analysis and Therapy
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Only level that can be known directly. Grows throughout life.
Goal of knowing oneself as completely as possible. Brought about by bringing unconscious and consciousness together.
Means of organizing the conscious mind. It selects the feelings etc. that will become the conscious mind. Provides a sense of identity. Screens unconscious material.
Feelings, thoughts etc. that are not admitted by the Ego into the conscious mind. Contains unimportant information and person conflicts, moral concerns and emotionally charged thoughts.
Emotionality distinguishes it from groups of related thoughts. Emphasis on archetypal core (mother, father, savior, martyr). Has elements from personal unconscious and collective unconscious. Clients are not aware of the complex.
A confrontation of opposites, a conscious thought and unconscious influence. Bridges opposing issues and becomes a third force that can provide an opportunity for therapeutic growth.
Images, thoughts, feelings etc. that are shared by all human beings. Relating to archetypes.
Represent the possibility of types of perception. Taking a person's reaction and turning it into a pattern (birth, death, hero, earth mother).
The way individuals present themselves in public. Serves to moderate or keep in check the Shadow through social expectations.
Represents qualities of the other sex, such as feelings, attitudes and values. Anima = feminine psyche. Animus = masculine psyche.
Potentially the most dangerous and powerful archetype. Represents the part of our personalities that is most different from conscious awareness. Contains unacceptable sexual, animalistic and aggressive impulses. Similar to the Id. Can also serve as a source of creativity, vitality & inspiration.
Energy that provides organization and integration of the personality. The center of personality, brings together conscious and unconscious processes. As individuals mature, a stronger relationship develops between the ego and Self.
The conscious and unconscious.
The content and outward expression of the Archetype. Represent the store wisdom of humanity that can be applied to the future. Ex: the mandala represents the Self, the center of the personality.
An attitude where individuals are more concerned with their external world, ither people and things.
An attitude where individuals are more concerned with their thoughts and ideas.
A mix of intro and extraversion. People are born with both tendencies, but as they grow older, one is more likely to become dominant. The nondominate attitude is likely to become the unconscious and influence in subtle ways.
Four concepts that add to the personality dimensions:
1st of four Functions. Connecting ideas to the world. Considered rational.
2nd of four Functions. Decisions are made based on the positive or negative feelings about a subjective experience. Considered rational.
3rd for four Functions. Responding to sensations felt within one's body. Considered irrational.
4th of four Functions. Refers to having a hunch or guess that is hard to articulate. Often looks at the big picture. Considered irrational.
The dominant and conscious function.
Function that takes over when the Superior is not operating.
Lease well developed of the four functions. Repressed and unconscious, appearing in dreams and fantasy.
Primarily instinctual with the parents directing the child's energy so they do not become chaotic and undisciplined. Problems stem from issues at home. This is a time to separate from parents and develop a sense of identity.
Problems are developed as individuals are faced with many life decisions and from sexual instinct and insecurities. As they enter young adulthood, they discover their personality and understanding of their persona.
Middle Age (Jung)
As they become established in life, the begin to question the meaning of it.
Old Age (Jung)
Individuals spend more time in their unconscious. A time to reflect and to develop wisdom. Focus on death and mortality.