archetypal psychology


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archetypal psychology

A system of mental therapy developed by J Hillman in the 1970s, which relativises and deliteralises the ego, focusing on the psyche and the archai (the deepest patterns of psychic functioning), and fundamental fantasies (myths) which animate life, as keys to self-knowlege.
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Jean Shinoda Bolen, a psychiatrist, Jungian analyst, and author, who has written several books on the archetypal psychology of women and men in the development of spirituality, also received an honorary doctorate degree from the university along with Richard A.
"Out of the Shadows: A Cornucopia from the Psychedelic Press" is collection of original papers from the "Psychedelic Press UK" journal takes us on a fascinating journey through topics such as the use of psychedelics in medicine and psychotherapy, archetypal psychology and spiritual awakenings, and creative surges in literature, myth, and visionary art.
Hillman (late psychology, founder of Archetypal Psychology) and Shamdasani (Jung history, University College) are and were both noted Jungian scholars.
His most widely known book is “JUNG AND SHAMANISM IN DIALOGUE: Retrieving Soul / Retrieving the Sacred.” Mikkal's teachings are a synthesis of shamanic principles, learned from inner and outer teachers, and the principles of Jungian and archetypal psychology. These teachings are a heart-centered shamanism offering skills that cultivate the daily expression of Spirit and the spirit-helpers through the heart, the absolute core of our being and of a life.
Dictated by themes as far-ranging as queer culture and the Victorian Gothic, Woodruff's work culls equally from the depths of personal fetishism and archetypal psychology. Such loaded imagery may not be for everyone but, like a wolf descending on its prey, it is impossible to ignore.
approaches to meaning: myth, philosophy science, postmodernism, pragmatism, archetypal psychology metaphysics and naturalism.
Here, Appleton draws on Jung's archetypal psychology (his concepts of image and the shadow) and his post-Jungian commentators.
The heroic transformation so finely intuited by Sand receives amplification through archetypal psychology. Its denial of an absolute separation between good and evil and its rejection of absolute gender divisions correspond to Sand's creative intuition in La Mare au diable and serve to illuminate its mythic foundation.
Conversely, archetypal psychology intensely debates the role of 'killing' in Soul.
The psychology which gives shape to these reflections and suggestions is archetypal psychology, which is a post-Jungian perspective whose best-known voice is James Hillman (1989), and which attempts to 'see through' the phenomena of human experience to the archetypal images behind them.
And it is the anima above all that gives Jungian archetypal psychology its distinctive character.
Moore's brand of spirituality integrates Jungian and archetypal psychology, classic mythology, and Eastern philosophy, but it is also grounded in good old Roman Catholicism.