By Dale Mathers
Alchemical symbols are a part of pop culture, so much lately popularised within the Harry Potter books. Alchemy intrigued Carl Jung, the founding father of analytical psychology. It encouraged him as he wrote ‘the pink e-book’ - the magazine of his voyage of inner discovery. He committed a lot of his lifestyles to it, utilizing alchemical symbols as metaphors for subconscious approaches. Alchemy and Psychotherapy explores the difficulty of alchemy within the consulting room and its software to social and political matters. This ebook argues opposed to the dominant discourse in modern psychotherapy - clinical materialism - and for the invention of non secular which means.
Alchemy and Psychotherapy has 4 major sections:
‘Alchemy and that means’ - seems on the historical past of alchemy, quite the emblem of the coniunctio - sacred marriage - a metaphor for the healing dating.
'The symbolic angle’ - explores operating with desires, fairytales, astrology and the physique: every one of that's a symbolic language.
‘The spirit and the flora and fauna’ - discusses the idea that of 'burn out' - of therapists, our ecological assets, the magical elements of quantum physics and the philosophical underpinning of image formation.
‘Clinical functions’ - indicates alchemy’s use with sufferers of abuse, these suffering to safe gender identification, in anorexia and in ‘social therapeutic’ - atonement and restorative justice - which practice the belief of the coniunctio.
Alchemy and Psychotherapy is illustrated all through with medical examples, alchemical photos and poetry which emphasise that alchemy is either an inventive paintings and a technology. Bringing jointly participants from quite a lot of disciplines, Dale Mathers and individuals express that treatment is either paintings and technology, that the consulting room is the alchemical laboratory, and that their study is their artistic engagement. Alchemy and Psychotherapy can be a beneficial source for practitioners, scholars in any respect degrees of psychotherapy, analytical psychology, psychoanalysis and inventive, art-based treatments and for artistic practitioners (in movie, literature and appearing arts) who draw on Jung’s rules.
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