The Hero Journey and the Archetypes of Change

The Hero Journey and the Archetypes of Change Doctor Carl Jung, a Swedish psychiatrist who lived between 1875 and 1961, was the founder of Analytic Psychiatry.  This school of thought within the field of psych...

Archetype: Medusa

Archetype: Medusa Medusa: The Personification of Anger and Revanchist Retribution Medusa, along with her sisters, Euryale and Stheno were daughters of the Titans of the Sea, Porcys, and Ceto. The Medusa (Algo...

Archetype: Perseus

 Archetype: Perseus Perseus: The Personification of Courage "Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage."  ~Anais Nin Acrisius, king of Argos, was the father of Danaë, a beautiful girl, but was ...

Archetypes – A Basic Understanding

Archetypes – A Basic Understanding Archetypes: The word Archetype was a term used by Neo-platonic philosophers, such as Plotinus, to designate ideas as models of all the things that exist, according to the Pla...