Encounters with the Soul: Active Imagination as Developed by C. G. Jung

Encounters with the Soul: Active Imagination as Developed by C. G. Jung

by Barbara Hannah
     
 

Barbara Hannah, Jungian analyst and author, explores Jung's method of "active imagination," often considered the most powerful tool in analytical psychology for achieving direct contact with the unconscious and attaining greater inner awareness. Using historical and contemporary case studies, Hannah traces the human journey toward personal wholeness. This approach to… See more details below

Overview

Barbara Hannah, Jungian analyst and author, explores Jung's method of "active imagination," often considered the most powerful tool in analytical psychology for achieving direct contact with the unconscious and attaining greater inner awareness. Using historical and contemporary case studies, Hannah traces the human journey toward personal wholeness. This approach to confronting the unconscious is a healing process that applies to both men and women and deals in depth with the injured feminine as well as many powerful archetypal forces.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781888602142
Publisher:
Chiron Publications
Publication date:
01/28/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
266
Sales rank:
791,983
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

Table of Contents

The Inward Gaze
Commentary to the Inward Gaze
Introduction1
Ch. 1Confronting the Unconscious3
Ch. 2A Modern Example of a Man's Active Imagination: The Case of Edward29
Ch. 3One Beginning Approach to Active Imagination: The Case of Sylvia52
Ch. 4The Unconscious Prepares for Death: The Case of Beatrice66
Ch. 5An Ancient Example of Active Imagination: The World-Weary Man and His Ba83
Ch. 6An Early Twelfth-Century Example of Active Imagination: Hugh de St. Victor's Conversation with His Anima106
Ch. 7Anna Marjula: The Healing Influence of Active Imagination is a Specific Case of Neurosis
Presentation of the Case History141
Ch. 8The Eternal Search for the Inner, Great Spirit242
Bibliography252

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