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Nancy received her doctoral degree in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute and her M.S. in Educational Psychology from California State University, Long Beach. She has been an educational and business consultant, college professor, guest lecturer, and public workshop leader. Her publications include Tending the Living Dream Image, A Phenomenological Study.


Dara is currently associate research faculty at the UCLA Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in the Laboratory for Molecular Neuroimaging and collaborates in the Consortium for Neuro Phenomics. Previously, Dara was a post-doctorate fellow in Russ Poldrack's Lab at UCLA. He received his PHD in the Neuroscience area of Psychology Department at Stanford.


Azarm is a licensed clinical psychologist and holds advanced degrees in chemistry and business administration. She is an adjunct faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Caprinteria, California, and has conducted many professional training workshops.


Gary holds a BA from Brown University, a counseling MA from Pacifica, a writing MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, and a PhD in somatic psychology from The Chicago School and the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute (SBGI).


Elisabeth is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and has worked in the mental health and spiritual counseling fields for over 20 years.  The early years of her career were spent working primarily with adolescents at an emotional growth boarding school.


Veronica is Professor Emerita at Pacifica Graduate Institute where she was a Core Faculty member for over 15 years. She taught courses on Jungian and Imaginal Psychology and Psychotherapy, Dreamwork, Alchemy, The Grail Myth, Depth Psychology and Quantum Physics, Depth Psychology and the Sacred, Clinical Case Colloquia, and ‘Alchemical’ Research that includes unconscious processes, active imagination, and dreams.


Matthew is Director of Workforce Economic Development and Community Programs at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, CA. In this position he has led the development of academic and social programs that serve the diversity of the community, including limited-English speakers, inmates at the local prison and jail, foster youth and other youth with barriers, students with mental health challenges, adults with disabilities, as well as older adults.


Christina R. Griffin, Ph.D., Psy.D. , is a Psychoanalyst and Clinical Psychologist practicing in Southern California. She has been a Board Member of the International Forum for Psychoanalytic Education (IFPE) and Co-chair of the History of Psychoanalysis Committee.


Gary is a Emeritus faculty member, he was the Director of Research and Research Coordinator for the Clinical Psychology program, and is an author, lecturer, researcher, and a practicing clinical psychologist and neuropsychologist. Dr. Groth-Marnat is a leading expert in the field of psychological assessment. His textbooks are used throughout the United States and abroad in psychological assessment and testing courses.


Dr Guy practices as a psychiatrist in Ventura. She attended UCLA for undergrad and then went to UCSD School of Medicine. She completed her psychiatry residency at the University of WA and then returned to UCLA for a neurology fellowship in neurobehavior and dementia.