Depth therapy integrates several different models including Jungian, Gestalt, humanistic, psychoanalytic, existential and transpersonal therapy in order to effect permanent creation and growth, consciousness, life purpose, and meaningful interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships. It was developed by Carl Jung, Otto Rank, James Hillman, and others. This method of therapy is based on the theory that we all possess traits and elements that unconsciously influence our natural processes. Many of these elements negatively affect and suffocate our ability to feel, choose, work, love, and think freely. Depth psychotherapy is a process in which a conscious realization of these forces is recognized and studied. By doing so, a person is able to understand what has led them to their present situation. Ultimately, this knowledge serves as a tool for transformation and human development.
Depth therapy is a viable treatment protocol for people who are experiencing emotional imbalance and the psychological symptoms that result from that inner disharmony. Many people who are struggling to find their life purpose or higher calling rely on depth therapy to gain insight into their unconscious conditioning. The benefits can be seen in the client’s increased sense of liberation and true feeling of authentic self.
In depth therapy, the client and therapist forge a critical alliance that is bound by confidentiality, trust, acceptance and freedom. This is a vital element in depth therapy as it is in most other forms of psychotherapy. The therapist will guide a client toward recognizing these unconscious conditions and will work with the client to examine and ponder them in order to understand them fully. Each session lasts roughly 60 minutes and involves exploring life events that are happing currently, as well as past experiences. The client and therapist work together in a collaborative, cooperative, and cohesive manner to increase the self-awareness and inner wisdom of the client. The new information is then used as a tool for the development of more positive traits and elements that can be integrated at first on the conscious level, and eventually on the unconscious level.
Last updated: 05-14-2013
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