Jorge De La O

Jorge De La O


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


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

Jorge is a professor in the M.A. Counseling Psychology Program at Pacifica where he has taught The Art of Listening, Process of Psychotherapy, Law and Ethics, Multicultural Counseling Theories and Technique, Group Process, Clinical Practice and has served as a Portfolio Evaluator for the Thesis. He serves as Core Professor and is an IAAP certified Jungian Analyst and Registered Sandplay Therapist with a private practice in Ventura, California. In 2010, Jorge retired as a schoolteacher after 36 years in public and private education in the United States and in Spain. Jorge has taught all grades from pre-school through the 8th grade. He has been honored with numerous awards for his excellence in education. In 2011, Jorge was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Jorge is also a poet and has published in Psychological Perspectives In addition to teaching at Pacifica, recently, Jorge presented his certification paper at the C.G. Study Center of Southern California Sandplay Conference entitled, “The Frozen Feminine: A Control Case.” Jorge enjoys hiking in the Upper Ojai and spending time along the Ventura/Santa Barbara coast with his wife and their Portuguese water dogs, Meara and Reilly. Jorge is a Clinical Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, Sandplay Therapists of America, American Association of University Professors, the C.G. Jung Study Center of Southern California, an Analytic Member of the International Association for Analytical Psychology, and the Analytical Psychology Club, Los Angeles.