Jungian Archetype Personality Spread

365 Tarot Spreads: Revealing the Magic in Each Day - Sasha Graham 2014

Jungian Archetype Personality Spread

On This Day

Jung’s doctoral dissertation explored the occult. In it, he analyzed the séances of a fifteen-year-old medium who also happened to be his cousin.

Carl Gustav Jung was born today in 1875. The most complex, important, and controversial of psychological theorists, he was a prolific writer and thinker. Influencing psychology, the study of religion, and literature, he is also the founder of analytical psychology.

Summation of Spread

Jung’s theories of archetypes prove why tarot works so well, operating as a door to opportunity and insight. It is through symbol and archetype that the reader is able to cultivate personal truth.

Who are you? Using Jung’s twelve archetypes, or primary human motivations, this spread seeks wisdom and reflection about who we are and what motivates us.

Cast Your Cards

Cast the cards in three groupings representing Ego, Soul, and Self.


1. The Innocent: What makes me happy?

2. The Orphan: How do I connect with others?

3. The Hero: How do I prove myself?

4. The Caregiver: How do I care for others?


5. The Explorer: How do I expand?

6. The Rebel: How do I change what doesn’t work?

7. The Lover: How do I experience intimacy?

8. The Creator: What is my vision?


9. The Jester: How do I have fun?

10. The Sage: What is my truth?

11. The Magician: How do I make dreams come true?

12. The Ruler: Where should I exercise control?