New PDF release: Alchemy and Psychotherapy: Post-Jungian Perspectives

By Dale Mathers

ISBN-10: 0415682037

ISBN-13: 9780415682039

ISBN-10: 0415682045

ISBN-13: 9780415682046

Alchemical symbols are a part of pop culture, such a lot lately popularised within the Harry Potter books. Alchemy intrigued Carl Jung, the founding father of analytical psychology. It encouraged him as he wrote ‘the purple booklet’ - the magazine of his voyage of inner discovery. He committed a lot of his existence to it, utilizing alchemical symbols as metaphors for subconscious techniques. Alchemy and Psychotherapy explores the problem of alchemy within the consulting room and its software to social and political concerns. This e-book argues opposed to the dominant discourse in modern psychotherapy - medical materialism - and for the invention of religious that means.


Alchemy and Psychotherapy has 4 major sections:


‘Alchemy and that means’ - seems to be on the background of alchemy, fairly the emblem of the coniunctio - sacred marriage - a metaphor for the healing dating.


'The symbolic angle’ - explores operating with desires, fairytales, astrology and the physique: every one of that's a symbolic language.


‘The spirit and the flora and fauna’ - discusses the idea that of 'burn out' - of therapists, our ecological assets, the paranormal features of quantum physics and the philosophical underpinning of image formation.


‘Clinical functions’ - indicates alchemy’s use with sufferers of abuse, these suffering to safe gender id, in anorexia and in ‘social therapeutic’ - atonement and restorative justice - which follow the assumption of the coniunctio.


Alchemy and Psychotherapy is illustrated all through with scientific examples, alchemical photographs and poetry which emphasise that alchemy is either an artistic artwork and a technological know-how. Bringing jointly participants from quite a lot of disciplines, Dale Mathers and individuals convey that treatment is either artwork and technological know-how, that the consulting room is the alchemical laboratory, and that their learn is their inventive engagement. Alchemy and Psychotherapy may be a important source for practitioners, scholars in any respect degrees of psychotherapy, analytical psychology, psychoanalysis and inventive, art-based treatments and for inventive practitioners (in movie, literature and appearing arts) who draw on Jung’s principles.

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