Analytical psychology Essay Topics

To what extent is the layperson’s view of psychology an accurate view?

When the layperson hears the term “psychology”, they often associate it with psychologists- who they typically sees as individuals who give advice, analyse personality, and help those who are troubled or mentally ill. But psychology can be considered far more than the treatment of personal problems. Psychology tries to explain the mysteries of human nature-… View Article

Critically evaluate the impact behaviourism has had on psychology

Critically evaluate the impact behaviourism has had on psychology For hundreds of years philosophers speculated about “the mind” and in around the 1880’s the popular method of psychology dealt only with the conscious mind. The experiments carried out at this time were criticised for their lack of objectivity and by the 1920’s a new brand of… View Article

Psychosexual theory

Sigmund Freud was born 1856 in Moravian town of Freiburg, and was the oldest of 8 children. Freud was a bright child who had planned to study law, instead attending the medical faculty at University of Vienna. He went on to study and find a cure for troubled adults, where the patient talked through their… View Article

An Outline of Analytical Psychology

Analytical Psychology is the school of depth psychology based on the discoveries and concepts of Carl Gustav Jung. Jung gave the broadest and most comprehensive view of the human psyche yet available. His writings include a fully-developed theory of the structure and dynamics of the psyche in both its conscious and unconscious aspects, a detailed… View Article

Case Study 3: Carl Jung

Application Questions: 1. WHAT IS BOB’S ATTITUDE ACCORDING TO JUNGIAN THEORY? PROVIDE EVIDENCE FOR YOUR answer. Bob’s an extravert. Bob seeks enjoyment and pleasure by helping others. In Jung’s point of view, Bob seeks pleasure and enjoyment from outside objects (objects being people), not from the subject (subject being one’s self). This can be seen… View Article

Carl Jung and the Spiritual Anima and Animus

Carl Jung was the founder of analytical psychology and believed that the process of individuation was required for a person to become whole. Jung discovered the collective unconscious, which included the concepts of archetypes and synchronicity. Branching out from Jung’s archetypes are the anima and animus. Von Franz states that both the anima and animus… View Article