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Are you interested in the field of counselling and psychotherapy or just starting out in your training? Trying to get to grips with the many different approaches and decide which are right for you? This book can help! An ideal introductory text that assumes no prior knowledge, leading authors in the field provide overviews of 26 counselling and psychotherapy approaches in accessible, jargon-free terms. Each approach is discussed using the same framework to enable easy comparison and evaluation, covering: • Development of the Therapy • Theory and Basic Concepts • Practice • Which Clients Benefit Most? • Case study Four further chapters offer an insight into the therapeutic relationship, working with diversity, professional issues, and research, while resources such as suggested reading, discussion issues, appendices of further information and a ...
Chapter 5: Psychodynamic (Jungian) Counselling and Psychotherapy
Psychodynamic (Jungian) Counselling and Psychotherapy
Jungian therapy is a psychodynamic therapy. It places value on the lifelong struggle towards awareness of how our inner and outer worlds relate and on personal growth and development throughout life. The focus is on fostering relatedness both to Self and others. The aim is for the client to become both psychologically stronger and more aware of what is creative and destructive in themselves and their lives. This represents an inner journey of self-discovery and personal meaning, sometimes arduous but profoundly rewarding, and unique to each person. The client is then in a position to pursue psychological growth independently and in their own individual way.
Development of the Therapy
Carl Gustav Jung (1875–1961) was a Swiss ...