Jungian Psychotherapy

Jungian Psychotherapy, like Jungian Analysis, is based on the teachings of Carl Gustav Jung, MD. Jungian psychotherapy is problem- and solution-focused therapy. Jungian psychotherapy focuses on an experience that is troubling the client and the development of new skills with which to engage the world. Jungian psychotherapy is less philosophical and more practical than Jungian analysis.

Usually meeting once or twice a week in confidential, respectful sessions, the client and therapist explore the ways the client engages with others and practice tools that allow the client to modify an automatic inner and outer response to the world.  Some practical tools include compassionate communication, self-care, meditation, typology testing, or coaching. Homework between sessions may include watching a movie or a Utube video, journaling, reading, or joining a group. Harry Wilmer, PhD, wrote an illustrated book called Practical Jung: Nuts and Bolts of Jungian Psychotherapy that clients may read piecemeal by opening to any page. A book by Marshall Rosenberg, Phd describes a practical communication method, known as Nonviolent Communication: A Language of Life.