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What Are Archetypes?
Carl Jung, a Swiss psychiatrist from the 20th century, was the first person to bring the application of archetypes into modern psychology. Jung noticed that people and life situations are marked by primary patterns reflected in symbols, images, and themes common to all cultures and all times. We see archetypes as recurring images in art, literature, myths, and dreams. Mother, Father, Home, Stranger, Betrayal, Anger, Love - these are all archetypes expressed in characters, stories, images, and symbols in all cultures and all times, and, these are all universal experiences in human life.

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PMAI Archetypes Descriptions
Archetypes are the roles and characters that we and others adopt as we live our life stories. Though each of us lives a unique story, many if not most of the situations we humans find ourselves in have common themes.

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Jung & Archetypes
The Pearson-Marr Archetype IndicatorĀ® (PMAIĀ®) is rooted in thetheories of C. G. Jung. Jung's view of archetypes, a concept he didn't coin butwas the first to apply to the structure and experience of the psyche or mind,is based on his understanding of the various levels of the psyche or mind(conscious and unconscious).

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Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman with arms crossed at the wrists Pearson's 12 Jungian Archetypes
Carol Pearson,PhD has a unique presence in the field of Jungian archetypes. First, Pearson's work is about twelve heroic archetypes that she discovered appear across culture, time, and stories, such as myths, fairy tales, literature, and religion. The theory uses the metaphor of the heroic journey as a structure for ordering archetypes as they commonly occur in the course of Western adult development.

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