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Let us talk about imposter syndrome / complex

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Psychologically speaking, the imposter syndrome is a manifestation of Alfred Adler’s (1870/1937) inferiority complex. There are several definitions of a psychological complex, however, for the purpose of this writing, we will look at it with a Jungian, depth-psychological eye. The American Psychological Association (APA) defines complexes as a group or system of related ideas or […]