This book encompasses a wide range of author's diverse explorations and provides readers with rich food for thought—whether their interest is in clinical or cultural issues of the psyche. It re-examines the idea of the self, and explores the distinction between symbols and symbolic experience.
Table of Contents
Introduction 0. Prologue 1. Jung: Rrebel son or prophet? 2. Conflict: Combat or dance of the soul? 3. The role of self-awareness in a changing culture 4. Moral values and analytic insights Bridges: Intrapsychic Structures and functions 5. Penis as bridge 6. Gods and deintegrates 7. Archetypes on the couch 8. The location of archetypal experience 9. Big self, little self, and individuation 10. The drive towards death: A vector of the self 11. Symbols: Content and process Bridges Broken: Clinical Experience and Practice 12. Projective identification 13. Transference as fulcrum of analysis 14. Countertransference: The twinning of Eros and Agape 15. Narcissism and the self: Who am I that I love? 16. Masochism: The shadow of veneration and worship 17. Paedophilia: Normal and abnormal 18. Curing and healing Bridges Built: Creativity and the Arts 19. Birth and creativity 20. Creativity and therapy 21. Creativity and archetype 22. The drive towards death: A vector of the self 23. Look! He has come through! 24. Jung's concept of synchronicity 25. Creativity in the second half of life