Psychosocial theory, like psychosexual theory, divides childhood into five distinct stages. Erikson’s fourth stage of development occurs during primary school years (6-12 years of age), centers on the psychosocial crisis … Continue reading Carl Jung, Psychosocial Development, and Early Adult Life
Dr. Maples explores how analytical psychology was built upon the theoretical constructs of Freud’s theory of psychosexual development.
As an adolescent, Siddhartha pursued asceticism. Having found a community of like minded individuals, Siddhartha began to form an intact identity that he could present to others. Through the development … Continue reading Siddhartha Gautama & Consummating Early Adult Life: An Analytical Development Theory
Sigmund Freud (1917/1966) developed a theory about autoerotic zones that affect the development of children until early adult life. While Freud’s stage theory ends with the emergence of young adult … Continue reading Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha & Psychoanalytic Perspectives of Childhood Development
Alchemical Hermeneutics and the Lifelong Journey to Realize Self explores methods by which we can understand the depths and language of our developing soul
I lay the foundation for a lifelong developmental theory based on Carl Jung’s theory of individuation as it relates to the archetypal journey of the Buddha.