Theoretical Theories In Social Care

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Title: Critically appraise two theorists and their concepts within essential frameworks covered in this module, including therapeutic relationships. Explain how the theories of Psychodynamic Therapeutic care relate to your practice of Social Care. In this assignment I will be critically appraising both Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung’s concepts within essential frameworks covered in this module, including their therapeutic relationships. Through out the year I studied many theorists and their concepts however I found Freud and Jung most interesting. Within this piece of work I will also explain how the theories of Psychodynamic Therapeutic Care relate to my social care practice. In 1900 Sigmund Freud came up with…show more content…
Carl Jung was once a student of Freud’s who became a regular correspondent and friend. In the early 1900’s Jung and Freud’s friendship parted as Jung began to primarily disagree with Freud’s concept of the unconsciousness. (Pg12) Jung had a similar view to Freud’s theory of the unconsciousness but his is more extensive and contains repressed material unacceptable to one’s ego or superego. Jung saw the unconsciousness as both creative and destructive but dangerous if ignored and unhealed. Jung believed that Freud’s concept of the unconsciousness was limited and negative instead of being a reservoir of repressed thoughts and motivations as Jung believed (Deskarati, 2012). Jung expanded Freud’s notion of the unconsciousness he believed that our unconscious is not developed by our own experiences alone but by the experiences of all human beings. Jung believed that the personal consciousness lies upon the deeper layer of the collective unconscious so therefore concluded that the human mind has three…show more content…
Jung coined this term to distinguish it from Freud’s form of psychotherapy, which Freud called psychoanalysis. The Jungian analysis is the phase most commonly used today to describe Jung’s model of therapeutic practice. Jung believes the goal of the therapist is to help the person recognize the unconsciousness and help the client understand how better to find a solution to their problems. Jungian analyst is a specialized form of psychotherapy in which the Jungian analyst and the patient work together to increase the patients consciousness in order to move toward psychological balance and wholeness. This process can treat a broad range of emotional disorders such as depression and anxiety and it can also assist anyone who wishes to pursue psychological

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