analytic psychology


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analytic psychology

n.
The theory of psychoanalysis developed by Carl Jung that focuses on the concept of the collective unconscious and the importance of balancing opposing forces within the personality.
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A second and related purpose is to offer a new way of thinking about the son's and daughter's bond with his/her father, one that is theoretically rooted in object relations theory, analytic psychology, and John Bowlby's ethological attachment theory (1969/1982, 1973, 1980; Greenberg & Mitchell, 1983; Jacobi, 1953/1970; Jung, 1933; 1959/1968).
Figuring it out" for Hamm involved getting a degree in sociology while inside, as well as learning Jungian analytic psychology and studying the I Ching.
She is the author of Feminism and Its Discontents: A Century of Struggle with Psychoanalysis (Harvard University Press, 1998), and is working on Jungian analytic psychology in relation to feminism.