Controversies in Analytical Psychology by Robert Withers

By Robert Withers

How can controversy advertise mutual appreciate in analytical psychology?
Analytical psychology is a vast church, and affects parts reminiscent of literature, cultural stories, and faith. despite the fact that, in universal with psychoanalysis, there are lots of assorted faculties of concept and perform that have ended in divisions in the box. Controversies in Analytical Psychology alternatives up on those and explores some of the so much hotly contested concerns in and round analytical psychology.
A workforce of best foreign Jungian authors have contributed papers from contrasting views on a chain of key controversies. a few of these hindrance medical concerns corresponding to what is helping sufferers recover, or how heavily analysts should still paintings with the transference. different contributions concentrate on the connection among analytical psychology and different disciplines together with evolutionary concept, linguistics, politics and faith. A serious eye is forged over Jungian theories and practices, and a couple of questions are raised:
* are they homophobic?
* do they denigrate women?
* do they confuse absolute with narrative truth?
* are the frequency of classes selected for political instead of scientific reasons?
Controversies in Analytical Psychology encourages severe considering on a number of matters, supporting foster discussion and research in a weather of mutual admire and figuring out. it will likely be helpful for Jungian analysts and psychoanalysts in education and perform and psychotherapists.

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