Jorge De La O

Jorge De La O


  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute


  • L.M.F.T., STR
  • IAAP, Certified Jungian Analyst
  • STR, Registered Sandplay Therapist

Jorge de la O, MA, LMFT, JA, is a professor in the M.A. Counseling Psychology Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute and is an IAAP-certified Jungian Analyst and sandplay therapist. Jorge has been in private practice since 2001. Jorge is also a senior analyst and instructor at the C.G. Jung Study Center of Southern California and a member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. Jorge has published an article on the use of Homie action figures in sandplay in the Sandplay Therapist of America Journal (vol. 27, 2018), entitled, The Veterano in sandplay therapy. Jorge also published a chapter in The Routledge International Handbook of Sandplay Therapy (2017) entitled, Growing up with Andrew: A young boy’s discovery of Self in Sandplay, as well as a chapter in the book entitled, “Culturally Sensitive Supervision and Training.” This chapter is entitled, Image and Experience in Multicultural Training and Supervision, (Routledge, 2016). Most recently, Jorge published an article entitled,” Los Hijos de la Chingada: The Trauma of American Internalized Colonialism,” which will be published in Psychological Perspectives. Jorge has presented nationally and internationally on cultural diversity and related Jungian topics. Jorge was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from Pacifica Graduate Institute.