30 Jungian Quotes for Thought
"What do you want to do after you graduate?"
This is probably one of the most daunting questions you can ask me right now. I'm not entirely comfortable with the uncertainty of the future; any uncertainty naturally makes my head spin, and contributes to spiralling thoughts. I guess you can say I have a bit of a direction planned out, but it's not really set in stone (I mean, if you had even asked me just half a year ago, my answer would have been VERY different).
Through researching for my music therapy philosophy paper last month, and for potential post-graduate/masters programs, I became quite intrigued with the whole idea of psychotherapy even more than I had previously, especially psychoanalysis (Freud) and analytical psychology (Jung) - still need to read up more about these two areas, though. If you know anything about psychology, you must have heard of these two great, influential figures of the field. Familiar with the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (e.g. I'm a ENFJ)? You have Jung to thank for naming the various psychological types. These two men developed quite interesting theories and methods relating to psychotherapy, which led to my curiosity in finding short quotes that embody their way of thinking. Here are some thought-provoking quotes by Jung, and may they bring you new insight.