A Conceptualization of Tulia Using Jungian Theory

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Create a conceptualization of Tulia using Jungian theory. Tulia is a 31-year-old woman of mixed ethnicity, her father of European-American decent, and her mother of African-American descent. Her parents divorced when she was young. Her mother remarried and Tulia grew up in a blended family. Tulia presents with depression and anxiety from a car accident. She reports chronic pain with her neck and back related to injuries she received in the accident. Tulia states she find it hard to enjoy activities that once were a pleasure. However, she states her depression predates the accident. Tulia expresses relationship issues with her parents, stepfather, husband, and supervisor. According to Jungian Theory, Tulia is experiencing complexes and projecting her own complexes to her husband and family. Jungian states archetypal images flow from the collective unconscious into the personal unconscious by means of complexes (a sensitive, energy-filled cluster of emotions, such as attitude toward one’s father or anyone resembling him (Corsini & Wedding, 2008). Tulia’s personal complexes wi...

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