Author Archives: Dr. Janet

First primary archetype – Saboteur

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We have all been told that we cannot change someone else’s behavior; we could only change our responses. Through the investigation of archetypes, we gain an increased understanding of our own behavioral patterns. This reflection helps us to re-pattern our responses and change the outcomes in our lives. Remember, if you keep doing what you are doing, you will always […]

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The role archetypes play in our daily life patterning

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By understanding the role archetypes play in our daily life patterning, I believe I believe that we are led to self-empowerment and personal transformation. This process plays a vital role in my own transformation. I believe that our goal in life is to live with purpose and passion; to not only live our fate but to reach the fulfillment of […]

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We become what we think

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We all heard that we become what we think and that the patterning of our thoughts manifests our life. I frequently hear from clients that they are unable to stop the mind chatter which frequently creates fears and anxieties that sabotage the positive direction they are trying to move to. We all know how true this can be. However, through my […]

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My journey to discovery of the power of Archetypal Counseling

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The learning associated with my doctoral studies encompasses a summary of life lessons focused on my journey of self-discovery. This journey helped me to achieve a degree of transformation in every aspect of my life. I learned to think differently and respond differently. Every relationship changed to some degree or another. I now believe that everything unfolds in the perfect […]

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About Archetypal Counseling

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Carl Jung was convinced that archetypes “shape matter as well as mind.” In other words, archetypes are elemental forces that play a vital role in the creation of the world and of the human mind itself. He believed that the collective unconscious contains archetypes, which are forms or symbols that are manifested by all people in all cultures and are […]

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About Healing Touch therapy

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Healing Touch is a method of energy medicine that was founded by a nurse named Janet Mentgen in the mid-1990s. Healing Touch is energy therapy using hands in a heart-centered and intentional way to clear, balance, energize and support the human energy system. This method promotes healing for the whole person: mind, body, and spirit. As an integrative therapy, it […]

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Daily life patterns and Conscious Living

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Carl Jung stated, “Who looks outside, dreams; who looks inside, awakes.” Jung believed that there is a collective energy generated by all the people on earth, it surrounds us like the air we breathe and affects us on every level. This means that every event has meaning and all events are somehow connected. Many times we choose to look outside […]

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Patterning in one’s life

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Based on Margaret Newman’s nursing theory, my study examined the underlying premise that patterning in one’s life manifests one’s reality and that re-patterning can shift that reality. The study attempts to answer the question: What is the lived experience of using insightful reflection of life patterns utilizing Healing Touch and Archetypal Counseling for physical, emotional, and spiritual growth in participants […]

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