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Analytical Psychology

Contemporary Perspectives in Jungian Analysis, 1st Edition

Edited by Joseph Cambray, Linda Carter


296 pages

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The Jungian approach to analysis and psychotherapy has been undergoing an extensive reconsideration during the past decade. Analytical Psychology calls special attention to the areas that have been most impacted: the core concepts and practices of the Jungian tradition, along with relevant intellectual and historical background.

Internationally renowned authors drawing on the forefront of advance in neuroscience, evolution, psychoanalysis, and philosophical and historical studies, provide an overview of the most important aspects of these developments. Beginning with a chronicle of the history of the Jungian movement, areas covered include:

* a background to the notion of 'archetype'

* human development from a Jungian perspective

* the creative extension of Jung's theory of psychological types

* re-evaluation of traditional Jungian methods of treatment in the light of contemporary scientific findings

* Jungian development of transference and countertransference

* a new formulation of synchronicity.

Analytical Psychology presents a unique opportunity to witness a school of psychotherapy going through a renaissance. Drawing on original insights from its founder, C.G. Jung, this book helps focus and shape the current state of analytical psychology and point to areas for future exploration.


At last a book series that will help to make the ideal of effective Continuing Professional Development in the fields of psychotherapy and counselling more of a reality. Without being partisan or requiring an unrealistically high level of existing knowledge, the book offers a unique opportunity for experienced practitioners and advanced students to encounter the cutting edge of theory in their particular theoretical model. - Andrew Samuels, Professor of Analytical Psychology, University of Essex

Table of Contents

Zabriskie, Introduction. Kirsch, History of Analytical Psycholog Hogenson, Archetypes: Emergence and the Psyche's Deep Structure. Knox, Developmental Aspects of Analytical Psychology: New Perspectives from Cognitive Neuroscience and Attachment Theory. Cambray, Carter, Analytic Methods Revisited. Wiener, Transference and Countertransference: Contemporary Perspectives. Beebe, Understanding Consciousness Through the Theory of Psychological Types. Singer, Kimbles, The Emerging Theory of Cultural Complexes. Stein, Spiritual and Religious Aspects of Modern Analysis. Cambray, Synchronicity as Emergence. Solomon, The Ethical Attitude in Analytic Training and Practice: Archetypal and Developmental Perspective and Implications for Continuing Professional Development.

About the Editors

Joseph Cambray is the Honorary Secretary of the International Association for Analytical Psychology and co-editor-in-chief of the Journal of Analytical Psychology.

Linda Carter is in private practice in Boston, MA and Providence, RI. She is on the faculty of the CG Jung Institute of Boston, where she supervises and teaches analysts in training.

About the Series

Advancing Theory in Therapy

Most books covering individual therapeutic approaches are aimed at the trainee/student market.

This series, however, is concerned with advanced and advancing theory, offering the reader comparative and comparable coverage of a number of therapeutic approaches.

Aimed at professionals and postgraduates, Advancing Theory in Therapy will cover an impressive range of theories.

With full reference to case studies throughout, each book in the series will:

  • present cutting edge research findings
  • locate each theory and its application within its cultural context
  • develop a critical view of theory and practice.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Movements / Jungian