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child's drawing with three trees, sun, and house with a cat on the roof Archetypes, Projective Drawing, and Autistic Teenagers
Aug 19, 2021 by Katherine Culpepper

Katherine Culpepper works with autistic teenagers seeking vocational training after high school using Projective House-Tree-Person (HTP) Drawings in combination with the PMAI® assessment and archetype system. By combining a narrative approach to the interpretation of the work of art with the PMAI archetypes, students relate readily to the method and enjoy gaining insight into themselves.

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The hero’s journey is the symbolic process of growing into one’s authentic self. The Roots of the Pearson-Marr Archetypes
by Kesstan Blandin

In this article, Kesstan Blandin provides basic definitions and distinctions between C.G. Jung, Joseph Campbell, and Carol Pearson’s work on archetypes as a way to deepen your understanding of the PMAI® archetypes.

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Hope is the link between current reality (Realist) and future possibilities (Idealist). Pandora’s Hope: An Archetypal Reading
Apr 11, 2022 by Kesstan Blandin

The two archetypes of Idealist and Realist are a complementary pair. We all have an ideal of what our life should be like and the belief that our future can be different from our past, but the challenges of reality get in the way. Yet hope prevails. Balancing the Idealist and Realist can help us be grounded in reality while allowing for possibilities of a positive future.

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Students with low self-efficacy are more likely to give up when faced with difficult circumstances. The Impact of Low Scoring Archetypes on College Student Success
by Mona AlQadi

This month new author Mona AlQadi, PhD reports on her dissertation research using the PMAI® to gain a deeper understanding of the unconscious archetypal narratives at play in underperformance in college students. Her study yields several insights into the relationship between low-scoring archetypes and students’ attitudes, behaviors, and worries toward their academic goals.

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Jung & Archetypes
The Pearson-Marr Archetype Indicator® (PMAI®) 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 & Heroic Archetypal Characters
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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Conducting Research with the PMAI®
Research is done using the PMAI around the world - experimental, correlational, and qualitative in a range of areas such as correlations with the MBTI, autistic children, women and leadership, and the tarot. We are interested in promoting and supporting research by providing heavily discounted access to the instrument and assistance with research design and data analysis, if needed.

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