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John Beebe

John Beebe
John Beebe
John Beebe

Jungian analyst John Beebe and author has written more than thirty film reviews, most published in Jung Journal: Culture & Psyche or its predecessor, The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal. John has spearheaded a Jungian typological approach to the analysis of film. In his over 150 publications, he has often used psychological type and archetype to explore developments in the cultural and political unconscious.


  • Psychiatric Treatment: Crisis, Clinic and Consultation, with C. Peter Rosenbaum (1975) ISBN 0-07-053710-0
  • Money, Food, Drink, Fashion, and Analytic Training (the proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Analytical Psychology), editor (1983) ISBN 3-87089-304-4
  • Aspects of the Masculine, a collection of Jung's essays, editor with a critical introduction (1989) ISBN 0-691-01884-7
  • Integrity in Depth (1992) ISBN 0-89096-493-9, online version
  • Pathways to Integrity: Ethics and Psychological Type, with Blake Wiley Burleson (2001) ISBN 0-935652-64-7
  • Terror, Violence and the Impulse to Destroy (a collection of papers from the North American Conference of Jungian Analysts and Candidates, San Francisco, September, 2002), editor (2003) ISBN 3-85630-628-5

Publications on psychological type

  • "Psychopathology and Analysis." Book chapter, originally written with senior co-author Donald Sandner, for Murray Stein, (ed.), Jungian Analysis (Open Court: La Salle, llinois, 1982). The typological section of this paper, "The Role of Psychological Type in Possession," was expanded for the second edition of Jungian Analysis (Open Court, 1995, pp. 322–330). online version
  • "Psychological types in transference, countertransference, and the therapeutic interaction." Chiron, 1984, pp. 147–161.
  • "Comment on Soren Ekstrom’s paper 'Jung’s Typology and DSM-III Personality Disorder.'" Journal of Analytical Psychology, 33:4, 1988, pp. 345–350.
  • "A New Model of Psychological Types." (recorded workshop, Evanston, IL, April 9–10, 1988).
  • "Response to Charles Sides’s 'Psychological types and teaching writing.'" Writing on the Edge, 1:2, Spring 1990, pp. 41–43.
  • "Identifying the American shadow: typological reflections on the Los Angeles riots." Psychological Perspectives, 27, 1992, pp. 135–139.
  • "The Wizard of Oz: A vision of development in the American political psyche." Book chapter in Thomas Singer (ed.), The Vision Thing: Myth, Politics and Psyche in the World (New York: Routledge, 2000, pp. 62–83).
  • "An Archetypal Model of the Self in Dialogue." Theory & Psychology, Vol. 12, No. 2, 267-280 (2002) online version (includes an analysis of Woody Allen’s “Husbands and Wives”).
  • "Can there be a science of the symbolic?" Journal of Analytical Psychology, 49:2, 2004, pp. 133–184.
  • "Understanding consciousness through the theory of psychological types." Book chapter in Analytical Psychology, Joseph Cambray and Linda Carter (eds). (London and New York: Brunner-Routledge, 2004, pp. 83 –115).
  • "Evolving the eight-function model." TypeFace 16:2 (Summer 2005) Reprinted in Australian Psychological Type Review, Vol. 8, No. 1, March 2006. online version
  • "Type and Archetype." TypeFace Vol. 18, No. 2, Summer 2007 pp. 8–12 and No. 3, Autumn, 2007 pp. 22–24 online version (part 1) part 2
  • "A Jungian Analyst Talks About Psychological Types: A Visit with John Beebe." (DVD) Inner Growth Books and Videos, LLC online transcript


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