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Transference Psychology in Jungian Analysis

In Jungian Analysis by Jesamine7 Comments

Someone once asked the question, “Does transference always occur between a client and a therapist? If both hold the adult ego state, does that eliminate transference?”  The qualifying statement in this question – if both hold the adult ego state – assumes that transference psychology is only about an infantile, parental attachment to the therapist, but that is not so. Also, …

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Anxiety & Depression: Jungian Perspective on Finding Meaning

In Jungian Analysis by Jesamine20 Comments

Conventional approaches treat anxiety and depression as though anxiety and depression are the problems in and of themselves, rather than the symptoms of an underlying imbalance in the whole person. Analytical Psychology, the psychological approach to suffering developed by C.G. Jung, is very different from traditional methods of psychology or psychotherapy. To illustrate the differences, I focus in this article on …