Female Authority: Stages of Animus Development

1 hours 51 minutes



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Topics: Anima/Animus, Gender and Sexuality.

Female Authority: Stages of Animus Development

This presentation introduces a model for female psychology which is unique in its combination of Jungian psychology, feminist theory, and social psychology. Emphasizing the importance of gender in the construct of the self, this model elucidates the nature of female authority through tracing archetypal themes in their sociocultural, symbolic and personal dimensions.

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© 1988 Florence Wiedemann and Polly Young-Eisendrath
Ⓟ 1989 CG Jung Institute of Chicago

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Wiedemann, Florence

Florence Wiedemann, PhD is a clinical psychologist and Jungian analyst in private practice in Dallas, Texas, past president of the analytical Psychology Association of Dallas, vice-president and training analyst in the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, and president of the C.G. Jung Institute of Dallas. Dr. Wiedemann is the co-author (with Polly Young-Eisendrath) of Female Authority: Empowering Women Through Psychotherapy, and author of several articles on related topics.

Young-Eisendrath, Polly

Polly Young-Eisendrath, PhD is Clinical Associate Professor of psychiatry at the University of Vermont Medical College. She is a psychologist and Jungian analyst practicing in the mountains of central Vermont, where she lives and writes. She has published thirteen books, many chapters and articles that have been translated into fourteen languages. Her books include The Self-Esteem Trap: Raising Confident and Compassionate Kids in an Age of Self-ImportanceThe Resilient Spirit: Transforming Suffering Into Insight And RenewalThe Gifts Of Suffering: A Guide To Resilience And RenewalWomen and Desire: Beyond Wanting to Be Wantedand You're Not What I Expected: Learning to Love the Opposite Sex.



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