Overview Of Sigmund Freud And Carl Jung And Simply Psychology

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The two theorists I have explored in this assignment are Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung. I am looking at Freud’s concepts of: Transference and Counter- Transference & Defence Mechanisms – Rationalisation and Disavowal. Also I am using Jung’s concepts of: to deepen my understanding of the psychoanalytic approach to understand human behaviour.
Freud
Transference
Transference is the return of a figure from childhood or the past. The patient is consequently transferring their feelings and reactions onto the therapist replacing their parents for example.
It alters a situation: the patient ignores their aim in that session and wants to please the therapist and win their love. We can see the power of the superego if the patient puts the therapist in
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