Carl Jung was born July 26, 1875
He died June 6th, 1961
Lived in Switzerland
Was a close friend of Sigmund Freud
Created theories on the conscious and
unconscious mind
Is idolized for his dedication and contributions
to the fields of psychology
His main field of research was the collective
unconscious, a part of the psyche in which he
believed all humans beings derived their
thoughts from.
Studied the effects of the unconscious mind on
Theorized the Archetypes which are still
debated among psychologists today.
Was known for his extensive research into the
unconscious mind.
Was knocked unconscious at school at the age
of 12 which caused him to faint anytime he was
required to do anything school related. (This
was later overcome upon hearing his dads
concerns for his future.)
Was known for having lot’s and lot’s of affairs.
Formulated his own school of thought known
as analytical psychology.
His research has lead to many breakthroughs
in in psychotherapy and personality
Created the Archetypes theory which is still in
use and studied among psychologists today.
His treatment of an Alcoholic patient led to the
formation of the Alcoholics anonymous
The Ego A representation of the conscious
The personal unconscious A storage center
containing all memories including suppressed
The Collective Unconscious Jung believed that
the collective unconscious served as a form of
“Psychological Inheritance” in that it contains
all of the knowledge and experience we share
as a species.
Carl Jung’s major theory and contribution were
the Archetypes, a Set of generic personalities to
which we are all subscribed to.
There are Four main archetypes outlined in his
Represents the combination of the unconsciousness and the consciousness of a
person, the self comes about by a process known as individuation where
various types of personalities are integrated into the self.
Represents the instincts and natural desires of the body and is the darker side of
the psyche containing repressed ideas, weaknesses, desires etc.
Representations of the male/female image of the psyche they represent our true
self and act as the primary source of communication with the collective
Represents how we present ourselves to others in the ways we act, it works as a
shield for the ego from negative responses and allows us to hide our Shadow
from others by making them perceive a different view of us.