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Kathryn Madden

Kathryn Madden

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Psychology and Religion, Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University

Kathryn is a licensed psychoanalyst of Jungian/Psychodynamic focus in private practice in NYC. She received her doctorate in Psychology and Religion at Union Theological Seminary at Columbia University (2002). Kathryn served for a decade as first, Academic Dean and, then, President and CEO of the Blanton-Peale Graduate Institute in New York where she was awarded the New York Society of Executives Distinguished Social Responsibility Award for the program "Project Care" that she developed to address conditions of trauma for returning U.S. Veteran from Iraq and their families. Her publications include Dark Light of the Soul, the Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion (co-editor with Stanton Marlan & David Leeming) (2009), and The Dream and Its Amplification (editors Erel Shalit and Nancy Furlotti) (2013). She has served as Editor-in-Chief of the journal Quadrant for ten years. Kathryn offers speaking engagements in the U.S. and abroad and is a Lecturer at UTS, Columbia University. Her primary research and writing interests reside in dream work and the phenomenology of individual, group and collective within the space of liminality in ritual. She is currently studying the individual and collective dreams and rituals of the San Bushmen in Botswana and Namibia and the effects of socio-cultural crisis on the collective psyche of these 100,000 year old clans. She brings to her work 13 years of professional work from her pre-academic years in Broadway and Regional Theatre. Courses taught in the Jungian and Archetypal Studies Specialization: Introduction to Depth Psychology, Psychoanalytic Traditions, and Archetypes: Universal Patterns of the Psyche