Elizabeth Perluss

Elizabeth Perluss


  • Ph.D., Depth Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute


  • L.M.F.T., CA
  • L.P.C.C., CA

Elizabeth is a depth psychotherapist (MFT, LPCC) and a guide and trainer of vision fasts and wilderness rites of passage. She is a core staff and advisory member of the School of Lost Borders, an international training center for wilderness rites of passage and nature-based therapeutic practices. Her scholarly interests focus on depth-ecopsycology, Jungian psychology, ecospirituality, and the inextricable relationship between psyche and nature, of which she has published in a variety of journals. From 2001-2012, she was Associate Professor at California State University, Los Angeles where she taught in the graduate counseling program (MFT) and before that was a School Counselor (PPS) and child therapist in the Long Beach Unified School District. She currently lives in the oak forested foothills of the Northern California Sierra Nevada. Her website is www.psycheandnature.com.