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Psychology - Depth Psychology
(1,896 words)

Part of Psychology:

1. Science of Psychology

2. Individual Psychology

3. Depth Psychology

4. Parapsychology

1. If Sigmund Freud (1856–1939) is considered the discoverer of depth psychology, it is not so much because he introduced the notion of the unconscious into psychology (the existence of a sphere below the level of consciousness seemed evident to many artists and writers, and even philosophers such as Leibniz and Schelling, and doctors like C. G. Carus), as because he was the first to explore its nature. …

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Raymond Hostie, “Psychology - Depth Psychology”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2016

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