- Ph.D., Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute
Marybeth is a nationally-recognized leader in the work to end interpersonal and community-based violence. She has worked for over thirty years toward the prevention and intervention of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse, and stalking through policy and services. During that time, Dr. Carter served as president or executive director of numerous anti-violence organizations, including: the National Alliance to End Sexual Violence/Foundation to End Sexual Violence, the National Coalition Against Sexual Assault, the California Coalition Against Sexual Assault, the Colorado Domestic Violence Coalition, the Rape Crisis Center of Contra Costa/Marin counties in California (now Community Violence Solutions), Family Stress Center (Concord, California), the YWCA of Glendale, California (DV Shelter Program), and the Self Help Center, a rural-based domestic violence and sexual assault agency in Casper, Wyoming. Currently, she has a Jungian-based psychotherapy practice with offices in Los Angeles and Palm Springs, California. Dr. Carter has served as adjunct faculty teaching affiliate at the University of Colorado at Denver’s School of Public Affairs Center on Domestic Violence and as adjunct faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute where she graduated with a PhD in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology. She has published two book chapters: Carter, M. Rape and Sexual Assault in Christopher Bates and James Ciment, eds. The encyclopedia of global social issues. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe (2012); and Buck, K., Carter, M., Bowen, L., & Peterson, M. Rape Crisis Centers in Peterson and Durfee, eds. Child abuse and neglect: guidelines for identification, assessment, and case management, Volcano Press, (2003). Dr. Carter is a founding board member and past president of Insight Community of the Desert, a mindfulness-based meditation center. Dr. Carter is a candidate in the analyst training program at the C. G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles and serves on the Executive Committee for the International Association for Jungian Studies.