Jungian Analysis

The crowned hermaphrodite is an alchemical symbol for wholeness. It is a creature living according to its own sometimes paradoxical inner nature. The hermaphrodite’s bat wings, the serpents, the green lion, the sun tree, and the pelican are aspects of psychological development and often come up in Jungian analysis, as dream images, in these and other forms.

The crowned hermaphrodite is an alchemical symbol for wholeness. It is a creature living according to its own sometimes paradoxical inner nature. The hermaphrodite’s bat wings, the serpents, the green lion, the sun tree, and the pelican are aspects of psychological development and often come up in Jungian analysis, as dream images, in these and other forms.

Jungian Analysis is a deep, ongoing experience of the objective psyche and its urge towards consciousness in the individual and in the collective.

The goal of Jungian analysis is individuation, a long-term process in which you develop an ongoing relationship with your inner life by carefully recording and examining dreams, fantasy images, and life events, and try to understand them from a symbolic, or transpersonal, perspective.

It is almost impossible to interpret your own dreams without a friend or analyst’s objective perspective. But dream interpretation is one of the most important elements of an individuation process because it brings you into deep connection with your reason for being. Continue reading