Jung, Jungians, and Homosexuality

Jung, Jungians, and Homosexuality

by Robert H. Hopcke
     
 

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In an effort to provide the first coherent theory of sexual orientation in the tradition of analytical psychology, Robert Hopcke examines the way in which Jung and Jungians have regarded homosexuality both clinically and theoretically, demonstrating that within a great diversity of opinion there exist many ways to deepen an understanding of the lives and loves of

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In an effort to provide the first coherent theory of sexual orientation in the tradition of analytical psychology, Robert Hopcke examines the way in which Jung and Jungians have regarded homosexuality both clinically and theoretically, demonstrating that within a great diversity of opinion there exist many ways to deepen an understanding of the lives and loves of gay men and lesbians. Hopcke proposes a view of homosexuality that is archetypally based, empirically supportable, psychologically profound, and spiritually evocative.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781579108632
Publisher:
Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date:
01/01/2002
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
5.93(w) x 8.76(h) x 0.52(d)

Meet the Author

Robert H. Hopcke is a Jungian-oriented psychotherapist in private practice in Berkeley, California, and cofounder of the Center for Symbolic Studies there. He serves as Coordinator of the AIDS Prevention Program for Operation Concern, a gay and lesbian counseling agency in San Francisco. He is also the author of A Guided Tour of the Collected Works of C.G. Jung and Men's Dreams, Men's Healing.

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