Jungian Psychoanalysis: A Contemporary Introduction

by Mark Winborn  Part of the Routledge Series – Contemporary Introductions to Psychoanalysis. As with other volumes in the series, this volume is not an introduction to Jung for the general public. It provides a succinct introduction to Jung’s main ideas but also outlines the debates and critiques of Jung’s theoretical framework across the decades. Additionally, […]

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Emily Dickinson: A Medicine Woman for Our Times

ReviewIn his book Emily Dickinson: A Medicine Woman for Our Times Steven Herrmann examines the life and writings of the poetess from a number of challenging perspectives… As with all individuals who teeter on the edge of society’s norms, Dickinson’s self-enforced isolation from her peers and community is shown by Herrmann to have been an

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Walt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World Soul

by Steven B Herrmann  Walt Whitman: Shamanism, Spiritual Democracy, and the World Soul begins with a dream that sent the author, Steven B. Herrmann, on a journey to analyze the “shamanic structures” of the collective unconscious that are present in the poetry and prose of America’s greatest bard, Walt Whitman. From a contemporary, analytical psychological point

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Working with the Wounded Narrative

Working With the Wounded Narrative. An Experiential Arts-Based Inquiry Overwhelmed and feeling powerless in the face of our own reactions to traumatic events and relationships, the psyche ironically identifies with the dark images of such inner or outer encounters. • These psychic images often then manifest themselves through physical and psychological symptoms including addiction.• Symptoms

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Traditions, Traps and Trends: Transfer of Knowledge in Arctic Regions

Traditions, Traps and Trends: Transfer of Knowledge in Arctic Regions

by Jarich Oosten (Editor), Barbara Helen Miller (Editor), Cunera Buijs (Contributor), Frédéric Laugrand (Contributor), & 4 more Traditions, Traps and Trends; Transfer of Knowledge in Artic Regions. The University of Alberta Press (2018)An edited collection that surveys Indigenous knowledge practices in northern Canada, Greenland, and Scandinavia. Editor information Jarich Oosten (1945–2016) was emeritus Professor of the Department of Anthropology at Leiden University and the author of

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A Jungian Analysis of Toxic Modern Society: Fighting the Culture of Loneliness

By Erik Goodwyn Using evidence from anthropology, neuroscience, psychiatry, analytical psychology and evolutionary biology, within this book Dr Erik Goodwyn explores the current cultural psyche, and how elements of modern society are contributing to the current loneliness epidemic. Despite tremendous advances in technology, developed countries are more anxious, depressed, suicidal and addicted today than we were

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Transitions in Jungian Analysis: Essays on Illness, Death and Violence

by Pamela J. Power  I am pleased to announce the publication of my collection of papers written over the past 20 years. Some have been previously published but re-written or extended, other chapters are new for this collection. This deeply personal book contains essays and articles that portray the evolution of the author as a practicing

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Re-Visioning the American Psyche: Jungian, Archetypal, and Mythological Reflections

Re-Visioning the American PsycheJungian, Archetypal, and Mythological Reflections Edited By Ipek S. BurnettCopyright 2024 The United States is at a crossroads: Moving away from the stalemate of political polarization and culture wars requires reflection, critical thinking, and imagination. This book of collected essays brings together leaders in Jungian and archetypal psychology to forge this path

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A Jungian Inquiry into the American Psyche: The Violence of Innocence

A Jungian Inquiry into the American Psyche: The Violence of Innocence By Ipek S. BurnettCopyright 2020 In A Jungian Inquiry into the American Psyche: The Violence of Innocence, Ipek Burnett’s penetrating cultural criticism enriched with psychoanalytical and Jungian insight offers a timely interrogation of national consciousness in the United States. Through evocative storytelling, Burnett unpacks

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Imposter Syndrome and the ‘As-If’ Personality in Analytical Psychology: Fragility of the Self

by Susan E. Schwartz  The ‘as-if’ person faces a conundrum whether to hide or expose the truth of who they are. Feelings of loss, limitation and curtailment, alienation, and obsolescence are prevalent yet concealed with glitzy persona/imposter images. Intimacy and being emotionally present are difficult. The ‘as-if’ person withdraws into phantasy. Those living ‘as-if’ are estranged

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