"Describe and Evaluate Carl Jung's Theory Concerning Personality Types and Show How They Might Usefully Help a Therapist to Determine Theraputic Goals".

"Describe and evaluate Carl Jung's theory concerning personality types and show how they might usefully help a therapist determine   goals".

In this essay I have been asked to describe and evaluate Carl Jung's theory, concerning personality types and to show how they might usefully help a therapist to determine   goals. I shall first look at who Carl Jung was and where he came from, I shall then go on to talk about his theory of personality types and the different personality   there are. I shall then look at how a therapist can use this in therapy.
Carl Gustav Jung was born July 26, 1875, in   in a small village of . He was some what of a loner and   to be left alone with his thoughts as a child. He went to school from the age of six but was also taught Latin by his father. From 1895-1900 Jung studied medicine at the university of Basel and   his medical degree from the university of Zurich in 1902. He then went on to study psychology in Paris. Jung began working with Eugen   as his assistant in a   clinic at the university of Zurich. Here Jung and other   worked on the so called association experiment looking at the unconscious mind.
Jung went on to read Freud's paper on the   of dreams, he found this confirmed his own beliefs and observations. He sent a his publication of word association to Freud in 1904 and thus began their working relationship. Jung was very keen to explore the unconscious part of the brain including, fantasy, myths, superstition and fairy tales to name a few. However Freud had already worked on these and had his own theories on the -neurosis and the unconscious. Jung started to pull away from Freud   that Freud's ideas are just scientific presumptions, which did not fully justify the unconscious psychic. Jung believed that the unconscious is not only a disturbing factor causing psychic illnesses, but also is basically the source of a persons creativeness and consciousness. Jung and Freud's relationship grew increasingly conflicted till...