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Salvador Dalí, The Metamorphosis of Narcissus

Depth Psychology (Freud and Jung)

The awarding of degrees and accompanying lectures by Freud, Jung, Adolf Meyer, and others at the 20th anniversary of Clark University in 1909 was a pivotal event in introducing depth psychology to an American audience. This series of commentaries follows those developments as the century progressed.


The Metamorphosis of Narcissus

Salvador Dalí

Meeting of Freud and Dali and critique of Surrealism
February 2005


Frida Kahlo

Kahlo's interpretation of Freud's Moses and monotheism
July 2004

A Clinical Lesson at the Salpêtrière

Pierre Andre Brouillet

Freud's introduction to the experimental use of hypnosis with Charcot
May 2005

Hypnotic Session

Sven Richard Bergh

Freud's understanding of hypnotic suggestion from Bernheim and its importance to psychoanalysis
June 2005

Clark University vicennial conference on psychology and pedagogy

Introduction of depth psychology to the United States in 1909 with the visit of Freud and Jung
March 2010

Oedipus at Colonus

Fulchran-Jean Harriet

The myth of Oedipus and its use in psychoanalysis
May 2010


Carl Jung

Jung's pursuit of the inner life and how it led to his analytic psychology
June 2010

Caravaggio's Narcissus

Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio

The myth of Narcissus and the construct of narcissism
November 2010

Reflection (Self-Portrait)

Lucian Freud

An examination of narcissism in Sigmund Freud's grandson
May 2013

The Dream

Henri Rousseau

The importance of dream work in psychiatry
October 2013