Series Advisor: Andrew Samuels, Professor of Analytical Psychology, Essex University, UK.
The Research in Analytical Psychology and Jungian Studies series features research-focused volumes involving qualitative and quantitative research, historical/archival research, theoretical developments, heuristic research, grounded theory, narrative approaches, collaborative research, practitioner-led research, and self-study. The series also includes focused works by clinical practitioners, and provides new research informed explorations of the work of C.G. Jung that will appeal to researchers, academics, and scholars alike.
The Paradoxical Meeting of Depth Psychology and Physics Reflections on the Unification of Psyche and Matter
Alchemy, Jung, and Remedios Varo Cultural Complexes and the Redemptive Power of the Abjected Feminine
Psychogeotherapy Revisioning Therapeutic Space
Jung's Technique of Active Imagination and Desoille's Directed Waking Dream Method Bridging the Divide
The Cartesian Split A Hidden Myth
Symbolic Mental Representations in Arts and Mystical Experiences Primordial Mental Activity and Archetypal Constellations
Transcendent Writers in Stephen King's Fiction A Post-Jungian Analysis of the Puer Aeternus
By Robert S. Matthews
July 08, 2022
This book unites the worlds of physics and depth psychology through analysis of carefully selected existing and new dream materials. Their interpretation by Matthews provides fertile ground for the unifying of the extreme opposites of psyche and matter and forms a continuation of the deep dialogue ...
By Lucinda Hill
April 01, 2022
This book explores the nature of Jung’s understanding of modern art, in particular his reception to the work of Picasso and his striking prejudice shown in his controversial essay of 1932. Offering an important contribution towards understanding Jung’s attitudes towards Picasso and modern art, the...
By Dennis Pottenger, Rebecca Livingston Pottenger
May 04, 2021
Alchemy, Jung, and Remedios Varo offers a depth psychological analysis of the art and life of Remedios Varo, a Spanish surrealist painter. The book uses Varo’s paintings in a revolutionary way: to critique the patriarchal underpinnings of Jungian psychology, alchemy, and Surrealism, illuminating ...
By Martyna Chrześcijańska
December 30, 2020
Psychogeotherapy offers a critical exploration of the roles played by ideas of space and containment in psychotherapy. Employing approaches from psychogeography with a focus on the praxis of ‘aimless walking’, it explores alternate models of therapeutic space and what the author terms ‘...
By Laner Cassar
July 23, 2020
Jung's Technique of Active Imagination and Desoille's Directed Waking Dream Method brings together Carl Jung’s active imagination and Robert Desoille’s "rêve éveillé dirigé/directed waking dream" method (RED). It studies the historical development of these approaches in Central Europe in the first ...
By Brandon D. Short
July 20, 2020
The Cartesian Split examines the phenomenon of Cartesian influence as a psychological complex in the Jungian tradition. It explores the full legacy of Cartesian rationality in its emphasis on abstract thinking and masculinisation of thought, often perceived in a negative light, despite the ...
By Giselle Manica
July 08, 2020
Symbolic Mental Representations in Arts and Mystical Experiences explains how the individual’s conceptualization of reality is dependent on the development of their brain, body structure, and the experiences that are physiologically confronted, acted, or observed via learning and/or simulation, ...
By Roula-Maria Dib
February 21, 2020
Jungian Metaphor in Modernist Literature argues for the centrality of Carl Jung’s theory of individuation and alchemy in modernist poetics. Through analysis of the uses of a mythic method in modernist literary works, the book develops a related alchemical model which serves to expand understanding ...
By Jonathan Erickson
August 08, 2019
Imagination in the Western Psyche: From Ancient Greece to Modern Neuroscience offers a comprehensive treatment of the human imagination by integrating the rich discourse on imagination in the humanities with modern neuroscientific research. This book is the first to offer an integrated ...
By Christine Driver
July 04, 2019
The Self and the Quintessence explores Jung’s work on number symbolism and the alchemical journey and considers how they act as metaphors underpinning theories about the development of the self and individuation. It goes on to consider the implications of these dynamics in terms of the symbol of ...
By Joeri Pacolet
February 13, 2019
Transcendent Writers in Stephen King’s Fiction combines a post-Jungian critical perspective of the puer aeternus. Offering new insight into King’s work, it provides reconceptualisation of the eternal youth to develop a new theory: the concept of the transcendent writer. Combining recent Jungian ...
By Amy Cook
January 17, 2019
Jung and Kierkegaard identifies authenticity, suffering and self-deception as the three key themes that connect the work of Carl Jung and Søren Kierkegaard. There is, in the thinking of these pioneering psychologists of the human condition, a fundamental belief in the healing potential of a ...