Definition of analytical psychology in US English:

analytical psychology


  • The psychoanalytic system of psychology developed and practiced by Carl Jung.

    • ‘Jung founded his own school of analytical psychology.’
    • ‘One of the earliest and most trenchant answers came in 1922 from Carl Jung, father of analytical psychology and a notable Freudian apostate.’
    • ‘Their contention could be justified were it proved that analytical psychology, so closely derived from the psychology of its founder, is imbued with a Fascist spirit.’
    • ‘This inner-active ‘opus’ was achieved through what was later defined by analytical psychology as, ‘active imagination’.’
    • ‘He interpreted the results from the point of view of the analytical psychology of Carl Gustav Jung.’