Jungian Psychotherapy: A Study in Analytical Psychology

Jungian Psychotherapy: A Study in Analytical Psychology

by Michael Fordham

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Overview

'This book contains an exposition of therapeutic methods used by analytical psychologists. It is based on Jung's own investigations and includes developments in his ideas and practices that others have initiated. 'Jung held that his work was scientific in that he had discovered an objective field of enquiry. When applying this assertion to analytical psychotherapy one must make it quite clear that, unlike what happens in other sciences, the personality of the therapist enters into the procedures adopted in a way uncharacteristic of experimental method. In the natural sciences study is different in kind and the investigator's personality is significant only in his capacity to be a scientist. By contrast, in analytical therapy the personal influence of the analyst pervades his work and furthermore extends to generations of psychotherapists; the way the author conducts psychotherapy is inevitably influenced having known Jung, having developed a personal loyalty to him and by being treated by three therapists who came under his influence.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780429915369
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/22/2018
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 192
File size: 459 KB

About the Author

Michael Fordham

Table of Contents

Preface ,   , The Model , The Development of Jung’s Thesis , Dreams 1 , Amplification and Active Imagination , Jung’s Conception of Psychotherapy , II , Analysis , The Setting of Analysis , Starting Analysis , Transference and Counter-transference , Resistance and Counter-resistance 1 , Some Less-organized Behaviour of Therapists 1 , Interpretation 1 , The Analysis of Childhood and its Limits , The Origins of Active Imagination 1 , Terminating Analysis 1 , Training 1 , Some Applications of Therapeutic Method

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