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Analytical Psychological Theory

Provide the assumptions, reliability, validity, and the application of Analytical Psychological Theory, along with references.

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As you briefly explain Analytical Psychological Theory in terms of its assumptions, many of its underpinnings reflect to Jung's theories. In fact, it assumes that prevalent the symptoms permeate "the deeper layers of the psyche. The complexes, archetypes, and symbols help each person realize her/his place in humanity and connection to others while working through the psychological conflicts" (http://wps.prenhall.com/chet_capuzzi_counseling_3/4/1170/299710.cw/index.html). Jung strongly believed that certain archetypes govern people's lives. Its main themes involve individuation, complexes, patterns of behavior or personas, etc.

Here is a list of its archetypes: http://comp.uark.edu/~nlwilli/406ho2Jung.pdf

It also emphasizes a deep understanding early childhood issues for treatment. In its assumptions, there is also a "The blending of personal with collective, spiritual with physical matter, masculine and feminine, and all of the numerous paradoxes in ...

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This solution briefly explains Analytical Psychological Theory. It articulates some of its assumptions and underpinnings. 500 words of notes and reference links are implemented.