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JUNG AND THE JUNGIAN PSYCHOLOGY
Carl Gustov Jung was born in Switzerland in 1875 to a Swiss pastor. He attended Basel University and focused on medicine till his father passed away in 1896. After his death Jung enjoyed the freedom of learning and moving forward into the psychology field. After College he worked in the Burgholzli clinic where he moved forward with his observations on the mind. He worked closely with Sigmund Freud until after the end of the war he cut ties with Freud due to a difference in opinion. After the split he was able to work on his own theories the fields of personality, and the unconscious mind. Jung was a for-runner in the psychology field and we still use or have built upon his studies today.
Carl Gustav Jung was born to Paul Achilles a pastor in the Swiss Reformed Church and Emilie Preiswerk in 1875. Even know he was the fourth child born he was the only surviving child. Jung was an inverted and at most times a solitary child. “He had stated many times that he was most happy when he was left alone with his thoughts.”(Redding) Jung had two early encounters with neurosis. The first was with his mother Emilie. She dealt with many episodes of depression during the early years of Jung’s life. The second was when he was twelve years of age. Jung was assaulted by another student at school and his head was pushed so roughly into the ground that he lost consciousness and began to experience fainting spells anytime it came to school or schoolwork. Doctors and both of Jung’s parents had become convinced that he had serous trauma that had caused him to have epilepsy. “Carl had a habit of easy dropping on some of his father’s conversations and after hearing the concerns that he might never be able to study, work or support himself as he got older” (Blair, 2003), Carl had a self renewal in his academics. The neurosis of anxiety still plagued him after he resumed his studies but was able to overcome...