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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 is a professor in the M.A. Counseling Psychology Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute and is a certified Jungian Analyst and registered sandplay therapist. Jorge has been in private practice in Ventura, California since 2001, specializing in Jungian analysis and sandplay psychotherapy. Jorge is also a senior analyst and instructor at the C.G. Jung Study Center of Southern California and a member of the International Association for Analytical Psychology as well as the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analyst. 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.” His chapter is entitled, Image and Experience in Multicultural Training and Supervision, (Routledge, 2016). Most recent Jorge presented a paper at the 2019 IAAP conference in Vienna, Austria entitled: Los Hijos de la Chingada: The Trauma of American Internalized Colonialism, which is now a published article in the Jungian Psychological Perspectives. Jorge was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from Pacifica Graduate.