The Unconscious Desire and the Conflict between Mother and Daughter -A Convergence In-depth Psychological Analysis of the Film, 'DAUGHTER'-

모녀의 무의식적 욕망과 갈등 -영화 '다우더'의 융복합 심층심리학적 분석-

  • Received : 2015.12.29
  • Accepted : 2016.02.20
  • Published : 2016.02.28


This study is intended to analyze the conflict between the mother and the daughter revealed in the film, 'Daughter' and tries to suggest the therapeutic counseling techniques in the integrated perspective. It used a convergence in-depth psychological method. After deriving the unconscious conflicts of main characters through several film reviews, it was found that at the unconscious level true self and the false self, the ego ideal and the super ego, the individuation and the dependency are in mutual struggle. For Therapeutic counselling, the most important thing in the initial stage of the counselling is the experience of authenticity. The counsellor himself or herself should establish the right life values and stimulate the ego-ideal and strengthen the drive of true self. Also the counsellor should be aware of the dangers of the religious behavior as the transitional phenomenon. In the final stage, the counselor expects the client to continue to make efforts to change with the hope for the well-being.


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