A Jungian analyst provides a new model for understanding the masculine and feminine principles that exist in everyone, providing insight into the events of daily life and the themes of entire lifetimes.
Gareth S. Hill, Ph.D., is a clinical social worker and a Jungian analyst with a private practice in Berkeley, California. He is on the faculty of the California Institute for Social Work, the Psychotherapy Institute of Berkeley, and the University of California at San Francisco.
In twelve essays—eight of which appear here in English for the first time—the internationally known analyst Marie-Louise von Franz explores important aspects of psychotherapy from a Jungian perspective. She draws on her many years of practical experience in psychotherapy, her intimate knowledge of Jung's methods and theories, and her wide-ranging interests in fields such as mythology, alchemy, science, and religion to illumine these varied topics: Projection Transference Dream interpretation Self-realization Group psychology Personality types Active imagination The therapeutic use of hallucinogenic drugs The choice of psychotherapy as a profession The role of religious experience in psychological healing