Dr John Cologon is a psychologist who lives and works in Canberra. He has a PhD in psychology, a Master of Clinical Psychology, and did a dual major in psychology and history of ideas in his undergraduate degree. His publications include “Therapist Reflective Functioning, Therapist Attachment and Therapist Effectiveness” Cologon, J., Schweitzer, R., King, R and Nolte, T. (2017). Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research; and “Adventure as the metaphoric basis for constructing a narrative to defuse a collective critical incident”. Cologon, John. (2010). Explorations: An E-Journal of Narrative Practice.
Why do conspiracy theories thrive? Why has postmodern theory subtly permeated our thought in such a way that we no longer recognise it because it has become part of the fabric of our culture? Part of the answer may lie in Carl Jung’s theory of archetypes. Continue reading »