What is the Psychology of nations?
Areas of application
In-depth psychological assessment allows to recognize the build-up of ethnic and religious tensions often leading to collective trauma such as violence and war, as the results of deeply anchored unconscious beliefs, patterns, which are passed on from one generation to the next. Made conscious, the potential for violence and aggression surfaces, becomes visible and can be recognized. Working with in its early stages and calling upon the common values of the various parties involved, thus catalyzing the common potential and its inherent intelligence to perceive the present situation as a challenge, might lead to creative tension solving and cooperation.
An in-depth psychological assessment is a long-term preventative approach designed to recognize the true cause of collective patterns and dynamics which are at the root of the tension or violence provides tools for early psychological interventions. Such an assessment is done on location, providing psychological support to populations and organizations in areas of tension and crisis.