By Robert Withers
Analytical psychology is a vast church, and affects parts similar to literature, cultural experiences, and faith. notwithstanding, in universal with psychoanalysis, there are various various faculties of notion and perform that have led to divisions in the box. Controversies in Analytical Psychology alternatives up on those and explores some of the such a lot hotly contested concerns in and round analytical psychology.
A crew of prime overseas Jungian authors have contributed papers from contrasting views on a sequence of key controversies. a few of these obstacle medical matters reminiscent of 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 conception, linguistics, politics and faith. A severe eye is forged over Jungian theories and practices, and a few questions are raised:
* are they homophobic?
* do they denigrate women?
* do they confuse absolute with narrative truth?
* are the frequency of periods selected for political instead of scientific reasons?
Controversies in Analytical Psychology encourages serious pondering on numerous concerns, aiding foster discussion and research in a weather of mutual admire and realizing. it will likely be worthwhile for Jungian analysts and psychoanalysts in education and perform and psychotherapists.
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