Narcissus: The Wildman and Divine Child Archetypes

Dr. Tom explores Narcissism, its development, and the Archetypes of the Wildman and the Divine Child.

Towards a Developmental Theory of Analytical Psychology: Adolescent and Early Adult Psychosexual Development

Dr. Maples explores how analytical psychology was built upon the theoretical constructs of Freud’s theory of psychosexual development.

Narcissus and the Absent Father: Towards an Ecological Understanding of Narcissism and Ego Development

Dr. Tom explores the idea of the absent father in the development of primary and secondary narcissism. He analyzes and amplifies the themes present in the original story Echo and Narcissus as a means to develop an ecological understanding of narcissism and its effects on healthy and unhealthy ego development.

Fatherhood Engage Your Mythic Masculine

Fatherhood – We have to Raise the Next Generation – We Might as Well Do it Right. Engage Your Mythic Masculine with Dr. Thomas Maples

Siddhartha: Archetypal Themes of Healthy Psychological Adolescent Development

Adolescence emerges from an array of bio-psychosocial factors. While puberty occurs during adolescence, social factors also place increased pressure on children to become more oriented to adult capacities. It is … Continue reading Siddhartha: Archetypal Themes of Healthy Psychological Adolescent Development

Early Childhood: Analytical Psychology & Perspectives and Early Psychosocial Development

During his lifetime, Erik Erikson produced a vitally important theory of psychological development. Psychosocial theory expanded on Freud’s concept of psychosexual development, explored the overall development of a person throughout … Continue reading Early Childhood: Analytical Psychology & Perspectives and Early Psychosocial Development

The Holy Family Triune -The Father, Mother, and Child: Archetypal Development during Early Childhood

The Holy Triune explores the archetypal family structure using Jung’s analytical theory of archetypes to explore early childhood development.

Our Archetypal Beginnings: Siddhartha, The Importance of Fatherhood, and a Jungian Perspectives on Early Childhood Development

This article explores early archetypal development and the importance of fatherhood on early childhood development from a Jungian perspective.

Siddhartha and Archetypal Themes of Early Childhood Development

The story Siddhartha written by the Nobel Laureate author Herman Hesse has differences from the true life of Siddhartha Gautama, the prince that would eventually become the Buddha. Hesse presents … Continue reading Siddhartha and Archetypal Themes of Early Childhood Development

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The Modern-Day Mythic Father: Engaging the Mythopoetic Masculine in Service for Our Children

The Modern-Day Mythic Father: Engaging the Mythopoetic Masculine in Service for Our Children explores contemporary issues that affect fathers, and their journey to develop the inner masculine.