Psycho-dimensional infographic for navigating the psychotherapeutic conception of the individual self and its defences.


written and designed by David McCandless
Originally designed: 2008 | Updated and slightly revised September 2012 | additional design: Joe Swainson
sources: synthesized from the work of Sigmund Freud, Heinz Kohut, Melanie Klein, Ronald Fairbain, Donald Winnicott, Stephen M. Johnson
thanks to: Robert Downes, Kathryn Ariel Kay, Christian Miles, Team Beautiful