Mary Watkins

Mary Watkins


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


  • Licensed Psychologist, CA

Mary is chair of the Depth Psychology Program, Co-Chair of the Community, Liberation, Indigenous, and Eco- Psychologies Specialization (CLIE), and Coordinator of Community and Ecological Fieldwork and Research in CLIE. She was trained as 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, Mutual Accompaniment and the Creation of the Commons, co-author of Toward Psychologies of LiberationTalking with Young Children about Adoption, and Up Against the Wall:  Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border, 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 Communication of Depth Psychological Cultural and Ecological Fieldwork, Psychologies of Liberation, Hermeneutic and Phenomenological Traditions, Liberatory Pedagogies, Community/Ecological Fieldwork, Community Dreamwork, Crafting Generative Questions.


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