Depth psychology acknowledges how unconscious material can inform a person’s waking life and play out in unrecognized patterns of belief and behavior. Depth psychology attends to the deep inner-workings of a person’s life-expression. Quality Depth Psychology experiences compassionately shine a light into the murky waters under the surface, bringing clarity and illuminating a person's power of choice. To know oneself inside and out can be empowering and extraordinarily healing, especially when knowing oneself more truly leads to loving oneself more completely.
A depth-oriented AoLM™ practitioner may weave various aspects of Depth Psychology into a session including the following: Dreamwork, Active Imagination (Carl Jung), elements of Myth, Story, Archetype, and Metaphor, The Hero's Journey (Joseph Campbell), The Heroine’s Journey (Maureen Murdock), Meditation & Contemplative Practices, Somatic Experiencing (Peter Levine), Ancestral Healing, and accessing the deeper brain through science-based practices such as Brainspotting (David Grand).
Depth-work can help ease suffering and improve Quality of Life as evident in the following areas:
[Depth} "Work is Love made visible." Kahlil Gibran