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Mary Watkins

Mary Watkins


  • Ph.D., Clinical and Developmental Psychology, Clark University


  • Licensed Psychologist, CA

Mary is chair of the Depth Psychology Program and serves as Coordinator of Community and Ecological Fieldwork and Research in the Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology specialization. She is a clinical and developmental psychologist and was an early member of the archetypal/imaginal psychology movement. She has worked in a wide variety of clinical settings and with groups on issues of peace, diversity, social justice, reconciliation, immigration, and the envisioning of community and cultural transformation. She is the author of Waking DreamsInvisible Guests: The Development of Imaginal Dialogues, co-author of Toward Psychologies of Liberation, and Talking with Young Children about Adoption, and co-editor of Psychology and the Promotion of Peace.  Please find Dr. Watkins’ publications available for download here. Courses Taught: Public Conversation, Phenomenology and Presentation of Depth Psychological Cultural and Ecological Fieldwork, Psychologies of Liberation, Hermeneutic and Phenomenological Traditions, Liberatory Pedagogies, Community/Ecological Fieldwork.


Depth and Liberation Psychologies Dialogue Ecopsychology Depth Psychological Community and Ecological Fieldwork & Research Forced Migration Imaginal Psychology/Archetypal Psychology Adoption Quaker Studies