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Evaluate the relevance of elements typology to transpersonal integrative psychotherapy


Evaluate the relevance of elements typology to transpersonal integrative psychotherapy   The Elements model has a balanced view of personality. Whereas Jung believed we have a type, the elements model indicates that whilst we might have a particular orientation, we … Continue reading

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The relevance of personality types in psychotherapy


The important aspect of assessing the relevance of personality types in psychotherapy is that the various typologies are merely a map to guide the therapist when seeing clients since nothing is set in stone. I believe that the purpose of … Continue reading

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Transpersonal approach to the interpretation of dreams


As I prepare for the week-long  series of lectures on creative imagination I  have been wondering about dreams.  We have had an introduction into dreams this week.  Where do we get our ideas from?  Can symbols carry us beyond our … Continue reading

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Archetypes


“What keeps happening?” – Michael Jacobs I am in the middle of a weekend course on archetypes. It is fascinating. Some observations: The truth will be revealed regardless of the costs.  How?  Through archetypes. Plato wrote about archetypes. Jung was … Continue reading

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Jungian personality types part 2


Last night’s lecture was on Jungian personality typology part 2. Intuitive (extroverted) – These types can feel imprisoned and trapped and are lacking in commitment. Thinking and feeling (auxiliary functions) are repressed.  Fully repressed is sensation.  This type gives priority … Continue reading

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Jungian personality types


Last night’s lecture was about the fascinating subject of personality types  from a Jungian perspective.  More people tend to be a thinking (extroverted) type and essentially the conventional traits tend to be rational and progressive with lots of “oughts” and “shoulds“.  These types … Continue reading

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