Connection between Psychoanalysis and Mysticism (the Split)

Psychoanalysis arose as a response to the internal factors of human behavior, its changes and as a desire to understand the interactions between the conscious and the unconscious mind. The use of psychotherapy began with an intent to resolve a conflicts that may occur in an individual due to the repression of fears.

If we define psychotherapy as a means of treating mental distress and as a tool of psychology, such data can be found from the time when the first priests, shamans and various healers started to appear. While…