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Masters and Doctoral Programs in Depth Psychology

Pacifica Graduate Institute is an accredited graduate school offering masters and doctoral degree programs in the traditions of depth psychology. Our educational environment nourishes respect for cultural diversity and individual differences, and our students have access to an impressive array of educational resources on Pacifica’s two campuses, both of which are located a few miles south of Santa Barbara, California.
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Pacifica's Open House
Join us on Saturday, October 7th for Pacifica’s complimentary Open House at the Ladera Lane Campus here in Santa Barbara. We are excited to welcome back Pacifica Alumna Kelly Carlin as our guest speaker for the day. Carlin, daughter of legendary comedian George Carlin, will present “Wrestling with Daughterhood: Individuation through Memoir”. Kelly is a graduate of Pacifica’s M.A. Counseling Psychology Program.
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Apply Now For Fall 2017 and Spring 2018

Pacifica is currently accepting applications for Fall 2017 in all programs and for Spring 2018 in the Engaged Humanities and Jungian and Archetypal Studies Specialization hybrid programs.
For any questions, please contact the Office of Admissions at 805.969.3626 ext. 305
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Counseling Psychology

M.A. in Counseling Psychology

Dedicated to offering students unique and evidenced-based comprehensive training in the art of marriage, family, and individual psychotherapy and professional clinical counseling with an appreciation for the systemic and immeasurable dimensions of the psyche.

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Up Against the Wall

Up Against the Wall: Politics, Community, Psyche

The inherently intertwined relationship between the psyche and the polis, coupled with the urgent need for progressive action, demand that psychology become both politically conscious and socially engaged.

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The Pacifica Guide

Download the Pacifica Guide for information about all of Pacifica’s Graduate Degree programs plus details about both beautiful campuses, academic formats, scholarship information, residential session format, start dates and more.

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The Retreat at Pacifica Graduate Institute

Immerse yourself in Pacifica’s transformative learning community through a retreat program, professional training, or cutting edge conference featuring leaders in the depth psychological and healing traditions.
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Graduate Programs

Pacifica’s unique mission primarily attracts innovative and creative working professionals who are interested in a rigorous intellectual experience that connects with their souls and positively transforms how they see the world. A Pacifica graduate degree equips them for the vocation they feel called to, whether to enhance what they are already doing or equip them for new and additional work in the world.