Pacifica Experience - June 22, 2018


Friday, June 22, 2018
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
801 Ladera Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93108
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The $35 registration fee includes all of the day’s activities and lunch. Pacifica’s $75 application fee will be waived for all Pacifica Experience Attendees.


Office of Admissions

805.969.3626 ext: 305


Join us for a One-Day Introduction to Pacifica’s graduate degree programs in Depth Psychology and Mythological Studies. The event offers prospective graduate students a comprehensive introduction and orientation to the distinctive educational features of the Institute.

This Introduction provides an excellent opportunity to:

  • Experience Pacifica’s unique interdisciplinary graduate degree programs through faculty-led, program-specific information sessions and presentations.
  • Hear from students and alumni about their experience and new career opportunities.
  • Explore the grounds of our beautiful Ladera campus in Santa Barbara.
  • Learn more about admissions process and financial aid.
  • Pacifica’s $75 application fee will be waived for all attendees.

If you have any questions about this event please contact the Admissions Department or 805-969-3626 ext: 305.

Featured Presentation
Body Stories: Researching and Performing the Embodied Experience of Gender Oppression

Body Stories is a multimedia performance that explores the effects of sexism and other forms of gender oppression on how we live in our bodies and how we navigate power differences with others. Written, directed, and performed by Pacifica graduate students, Body Stories is a form of performed ethnography in which the script is based on research interviews. An audience Q & A with the research team will follow the performance.

Rae JohnsonRae Johnson, PhD, RSMT is a somatic psychotherapist, social worker, scholar/researcher working at the intersection of somatics and social justice, and chair of the M.A./Ph.D. in Depth Psychology with Specialization in Somatic Studies. Author of the recently published book Embodied Social Justice, Rae is a full-time faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute and chairs the somatic studies in depth psychology MA/Ph.D. program.

General Information

Pacifica is currently accepting applications for Fall 2018 in all programs. You can conveniently apply online here. For all questions regarding program information and enrollment please contact the Admissions Department, 805.969.3626 ext: 305 or email Thank you for considering Pacifica Graduate Institute for your graduate degree.

The Ladera Lane Campus, 801 Ladera Lane, Santa Barbara, CA 93108, is located on 35 acres in the foothills of the Santa Ynez Mountains overlooking the Pacific Ocean.

Continental breakfast and lunch on the day of the event is provided to encourage ongoing dialogue and community exchange throughout the day. Pacifica’s caterers make every attempt to provide healthful meals for our guests and include organic ingredients whenever possible.

Onsite accommodations are not available for this event, please use the links below to reserve a room at a nearby hotel in Carpinteria.

Best Western Plus
Holiday Inn Express & Suite

Major airlines provide service into the Los Angeles International Airport located 90 miles south of Santa Barbara and into the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, approximately 18 miles north of the campus.  Please download our Travel and Hotel Information Guide for information about ground transportation to and from Santa Barbara.  Please reach out to the admissions staff if you have additional questions.

It is the policy of Pacifica’s Public Programs Department to accommodate attendees with disabilities in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Please let us know in advance if you have special needs or require assistance due to a disabling condition while you are attending a public program. If you are accompanied by a service dog, please contact Disability Services directly (805.679.6125), as all animals visiting campus must have pre-approval. For additional information regarding Pacifica’s policies, visit Pacifica’s Disability Services web page.

Open parking on campus. No permit required.