Articles

A Skin for the Imaginal

Analyst Brian Feldman explores the development of internal space, the evolution of psychological boundaries, and the capacity for symbolization as they first arise in infancy. This essay was first published in the Journal of Analytical Psychology and appears here with its kind permission. To access the article, click on the title above. Dr. Feldman is one of the organizers for an upcoming conference on infant observation to be held in Dakar, Senegal. To learn more about this conference, click here. 

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Cockroaches and Creator Gods: An Archetypal Dream Exploration

Clinical psychologist Tiffany Baugher reflects on the ways the numinous power of divine creativity can lurk in the rejected, the strange, and the awe-ful in this essay.


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Instinct As Guide: Animals in Women's Dreams

Jungian psychotherapist Barbara Platek explores the ways the appearance of animals in the dreams of women evokes the power and potency of the deep feminine and its connection to body and instinct. This article was originally published in Psychological Perspectives in 2008.


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A Psychoanalytic Look at "Lars and the Real Girl"

The 2007 film Lars and the Real Girl serves as a fine introduction to the enduring insights of British psychologist D.W. Winnicott, in this review by psychoanalytic psychologist Margaret Jordan.

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