Shadow therapy work is a type of psychotherapy that focuses on the "shadow self." The shadow self is a term coined by Carl Jung to describe the parts of our personality that we repress or hide from ourselves. It can include our negative thoughts, feelings, and behaviors, as well as our unfulfilled desires and dreams. Shadow therapy work aims to bring the shadow self into consciousness so that it can be integrated into the whole personality. This can lead to a deeper understanding of ourselves, increased self-acceptance, and more fulfilling relationships.
Why is shadow therapy work important?
We all have a shadow self. It is a natural part of the human psyche. However, when we repress or deny our shadow self, it can lead to a number of problems, such as:
Self-criticism and self-judgment
Projection (attributing our own negative qualities to others)
Addiction and compulsive behaviors
Difficulty in relationships
Depression and anxiety
By doing shadow therapy work, we can learn to accept and integrate our shadow self. This can lead to a number of benefits, including:
Increased self-awareness and self-acceptance
More fulfilling relationships
Reduced anxiety and depression
Greater creativity and self-expression
A more authentic and whole sense of self
Shadow therapy work can be a challenging but rewarding journey. By accepting and integrating our shadow self, we can become more whole and authentic individuals.
I am happy to announce that I will be teaming up with psychologist and spiritual healer, Venise Germanos, in order to offer you this incredible course from mid-January 2024. In order to keep the class personal there will be limited spots available so if you are interested in learning more about shadow therapy work and how it can benefit you, I encourage you to register for our shadow therapy course today.