Renfrew Psychotherapy

Thinking of analytical psychotherapy?

Some people in today’s world want to search for a more profound way of life. They desire to know who they are at the deepest level. Perhaps you are one of those persons.

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Who is most likely to benefit from Jungian psychoanalysis?

Jungian analysis can be helpful for people in a variety of situations.  This includes those who have emotional difficulties, feel overwhelmed, and do not know where to turn.

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What issues can be addressed?

In my role as a registered psychotherapist and Jungian analyst, I will work with you on the issues that you bring into your analysis.  

We can also work on issues as they emerge in the course of your analysis. 

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AN INVITATION TO JUNGIAN ANALYSIS

Thinking of analytical psychotherapy?

Some people in today’s world want to search for a more profound way of life. They desire to know who they are at the deepest level, and the various dynamics of their personality. Perhaps you are one of those persons.

Maybe you have had some major challenges in your life, or are going through one right now, and do not know how to make sense of things. Perhaps you find it difficult to move ahead and find healing.

Working with your nighttime dreams, images, or visions can reveal how your unconscious, or psyche, is encouraging you to find a fuller understanding of self and balance.

Start by making a change in your life. Schedule intentional time for yourself. Take a weekly analytical hour to begin to know who you are, from the inside out. 

Seek the depth of your being. Do the personal work that often requires.  And explore the possibilities of relationships and life within you.

“[I]t is . . . healing for us to accept ourselves as we are, instead of always wanting things to be different. . . . We not only want other people to be different, we always want to be different ourselves.  But wisdom begins only when we take things as they are; otherwise we get nowhere. . . . So it is a healing attitude when we can we agree with the facts as they are; only then can we live in our body on this earth, only then can we thrive.” — C. G. Jung

Who is most likely to benefit from Jungian psychoanalysis?

Jungian psychoanalysis can be helpful for people who have:    

  • difficulties in their lives, feel overwhelmed, and do not know where to turn, or how to manage their emotional dynamics.
  • a desire to know themselves more fully.
  • major responsibilities related to their profession, deal regularly with challenging situations, and require a safe and effective use of self (SEUS).
  • an opportunity for continuing education.
  • little use for institutional religion, but seek a more profound spirituality and want to know who they are and the deepest aspects of life for them.
  • a traditional faith perspective, but want to know more fully their calling and purpose in life.
  • medical care, and would benefit from supportive talk therapy.

“[I]t is great religious symbolism:  the sun, the light of the day, disappears into darkness; our highest value—the golden ball is our highest value—disappears, and we don’t know what to do; we are in utter darkness, in the sadness of despair.  Then we listen to the voices of the depths, and they make conditions which we don’t like at all.  But if we are able to fulfill these conditions, the light of the divine sun will return, the superman.  For the Prince Charming is always a superior man . . . and he represents man’s renewal, his own resurrection.”  — C. G. Jung

What issues can be addressed?

In my role as a registered psychotherapist and Jungian analyst, I will work with you on the issues that you bring into your analysis.   

Here are some issues I have encountered in my work: anxiety, depression, self-esteem, peer pressure, aging, stress, gender identity and expression, addiction, illness, sexual abuse, grief and loss, relationships, retirement, demands of work and family life, separation and divorce challenges, spiritual/religious questions, sense of well-being, and life satisfaction.

We can also work on issues as they emerge in the course of your analysis.