Carl Jung Theory Of Personality Essay

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Grace P. Rato Psych 17
March 19, 2016

“Relevance of Theories Of Personality In The Different Fields of Psychology.”

First of all, what is Personality? Personality is what makes you unique and refers to individual differences in characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving. But there is little common agreement among personality theorists. Gordon Allport, said that personality is something real within an individual that leads to characteristic behavior and thought, but for Carl Rogers, another personality theorist who focused on Humanistic Psychology that the personality or “self” is an organized, consistent pattern of perception of the “I” or “me” that lies at the heart of an individual’s experience. …show more content…

He also has Ego on one of his structure. Carl Jung’s structure of personality; He believed that each of us is motivated not only by repressed experiences but also in certain emotionally toned experiences that we inherit from our ancestors. His theory includes Archetypes are thought forms of the collective unconscious and predispositions to perceive the world in certain ways. In his Nature and Structure of Personality, the main systems are the ego, the persona unconscious with it complexes; and the collective unconscious and its archetypes. There are four types of archetypes, the persona, shadow, the anima and animus, and the self. The persona is the social role that you show for others to see. Anima is the feminine side of the male psyche, and the animus is the masculine side of the female psyche. Another archetype is called the Shadow which is the unconscious negative or dark side of our personality. And finally, the Self is the unifying of all of us that finds balance in our lives. Working the ego (which partly in our personal unconscious). Carl Jung’s Analytical Psychology took places in setting. First is the confession of client. Second, interpretation and explanation of what that patient had confessed includes insights too. Third, is educating the patient as social being. And lastly, the fourth one, turning the patient into a healthy

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