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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 is an LMFT and has been in private practice in Ventura, California since 2001, specializing in Jungian analysis and Sandplay psychotherapy. In addition, Jorge taught public-school for over 35-years, here in the United States and aboard. Jorge was awarded the “Outstanding Teacher of Year” award for his work in education in 1985.

Jorge is also a senior analyst and instructor at the C.G. Jung Study Center of Southern California, as well as a member of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. Jorge is a Clinical Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, an associate of Sandplay Therapists of America, a registered member of the Association for Sandplay Therapy, as well as a member of the International Association for Analytical Psychology. Jorge recently 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).

Jorge was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from Pacifica Graduate Institute.