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dc.contributor.author Perkins, Julie Ann en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2017-06-23T22:48:53Z
dc.date.available 2017-06-23T22:48:53Z
dc.date.issued 2017-06-23
dc.date.issued 2012
dc.identifier.citation Perkins, Julie Ann. 2012. Aphrodite’s Gaze: Honoring the Dark Body; Using Image and Movement to Create New Neural Pathways. Department of Psychology, Sonoma State University.
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.3/193493
dc.description.abstract This investigative project is an exploration of the intersection between methods and insights of analytical psychology and neuroscience. I utilize Carl G. Jung’s theory of the Self archetype, which I consider to be an integrative instinct and metaphor for a movement of awareness leading to wholeness, and the working models developed in the field of Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) that lead to integration, self-regulation and attunement. Within a Heuristic framework, I demonstrate various depth psychological methods of engaging image and symbol, somatically based modes of process, as well as the mindful-awareness practices of the caring observer and wheel of awareness offered by Bonnie Badenoch (2008) and Dan Siegel (2007) through their clinical work in IPNB. I posit that the dialogic movement along the ego-Self axis toward wholeness is represented as both a metaphor and a practice to be utilized within Dan Siegel's IPNB model of the wheel of the awareness. This dialogue or gaze can be animated via depth/ analytical psychology methods by each individual according to their own numinous experiences, to inform and provide the internalization of this state or momentary experience into a trait of compassionate attunement with self or other. As inner attunement leads to further integration, the process never stops. en_US
dc.format.extent 86 en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Department of Psychology, Sonoma State University
dc.subject Jungian psychology en_US
dc.subject interpersonal neurobiology en_US
dc.subject self archetype en_US
dc.subject analytical psychology en_US
dc.title Aphrodite’s Gaze: Honoring the Dark Body; Using Image and Movement to Create New Neural Pathways en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US
dc.description.degree M.A. en_US


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