Analytical psychology, as a body of thought, has numerous applications, As a practical discipline, Jungian analysis is committed to the goal of I psychological healing. It has taken its place among accepted methods of psychological treatment, even though, in the popular view, it retains an esoteric aura. The Jungian approach puts primary emphasis on revealing the fundamental and often unconscious blocks in the personality. Jung's ideas are being used increasingly in routine and down-to-earth ways in the helping professions, particularly in analysis, psychotherapy, and counseling.
This chapter deals with Jung’s later works, often called his most important and provocative, which deal with the “psychological aspects of the religious problems of a Christian.”Though Jung claimed Christianity, he tangles with religion from a psychological perspective in these texts.
The subject of creativity and Jung's psychology relates mainly to the creative power of the unconscious as the very source of the creative impulse, whose forms or patterns reflect a tremendous, wordless kind of intuition striving for expression in art or literature that may range from the ineffably sublime to the perversely grotesque. More than ninety books are in this subject category, including eighteen that are cross-referenced from other subjects. More than one half of these have been published since 1980.
Analytical psychology, as a body of thought, has numerous applications. As a practical discipline, Jungian analysis is committed to the goal of psychological healing. More than one hundred forty books comprise this subject category, plus more than twenty that are cross-referenced from other subjects. It is the largest subject among the twelve in this book. More than half of these books were published from 1981 onward.