Eight Mental Functions

Archetypal-Mental Function Model



¨First - Hero or Heroine - Powerful, effortless energy

¨Second - Good Parent - Protective, nurturing

¨Third - Puer/Puella - Playful and passionate
¨Fourth - Anima/Animus - Inferiority complex and idealization complex

¨Fifth - Opposing Personality - Resistance and denial

¨Sixth - Witch/Senex - Internal and external critic

¨Seventh - Trickster - Deceptive saboteur

¨Eighth - Demon/Daemon - Source of despair and hope
Adapted from the work of John Beebe, MD.
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