Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology

Program Chair

James L. Broderick, Ph.D.

Chair, Ph.D. Program in Clinical Psychology with Emphasis in Depth Psychology

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Dr. Jim Broderick, a licensed clinical psychologist, became Chair in 2008. He served as Director of Mental Health for twenty years in two California counties, Shasta and Santa Barbara. He has been actively involved in mental health and alcohol drug treatment for nearly forty years. He is a passionate advocate for quality services for individuals with serious mental illness. His academic interests include phenomenology, existentialism, critical theory, and evidence-based psychotherapy. His major therapeutic interests include Depth-Oriented Brief Therapy and Sand Tray Therapy with a Jungian orientation.

"What makes Pacifica a wonderful place is that we are educating a unique type of clinical psychologist, a psychologist who is capable of bringing Depth Psychology into their daily practice. At Pacifica, we believe that the world is in need of healing that can only be attained by a deeper understanding of the unconcious mind." - James L. Broderick, Ph.D