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Linda is a Jungian analyst who was in private practice in Boston, Massachusettes and in Providence, Rhode Island for more than 30 years. Currently, she practices in California and teaches at Pacifica Graduate Institute. She is a graduate of Georgetown and Yale universities and has been in practice for close to 40 years seeing children, adolescents and adults.


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.


Edward is a Distinguished Visiting Faculty at Pacifica. He is also Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at SUNY, Stony Brook, where he was chairperson of the department for ten years. He was the president of the American Philosophical Association (Eastern Division) from 2009-10, and he was chairman of the Philosophy Department at Stony Brook University for a decade. He works in aesthetics, philosophy of space and time, ethics, perception, and psychoanalytic theory.


Jane is an Adjunct Faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute where she teaches in the Counseling Psychology Program. Courses taught include Career Development, Human Sexuality, Psychological Assessment, and Psychopharmacology. Ms. Castillón has guest lectured at Pacifica and Antioch University for special programs emphasizing multicultural awareness and supervision.


Craig is Associate Provost at Pacifica Graduate Institute. He earned his Ph.D. in Depth Psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute and also holds a Master Gardener certificate and another in permaculture design. He is the author of Terrapsychology: Reengaging the Soul of Place (Spring Journal Books, 2007) and co-editor with Linda Buzzell, MFT, of Ecotherapy: Healing with Nature in Mind (Sierra Club Books, 2009).


Nuria is Co-Chair of the Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology specialization. Born in Mexico, she gained her B.A. and first M.A. in Germany where she specialized in psychoanalytic theories, particularly Jung and Adler, and, her latter M.A. and Ph.D. in a community focused psychology program at University of Hawaii.


Dr. Morgan Consoli’s research focuses on resilience and the Latino/a population, as well as on cross-cultural, international, and immigrant populations – with specific interests in the role cultural differences play in resilience and thriving. With reference to a recent mixed methods study she and her students conducted with self-identified Mexican-American college students, she will discuss the important role that Mexican-American traditional cultural values


Joseph has been on the faculty at Pacifica since 1996 and has taught across several programs focusing on studies in Archetypal Psychology, Research, and Depth Psychotherapy. He chaired the Depth Psychology Program for four years and the Depth Psychotherapy Program for its first three years.


Lionel has studied various spiritual disciplines including Christian and Jewish mysticism, Buddhism, Advaita Vedanta, and Yoga and has had a personal meditation practice for 20 years. He now teaches depth psychology at Pacifica Graduate Institute near Santa Barbara, California, where he founded the Psyche and the Sacred program, a highly successful series in its 5th year that integrates spirituality with depth psychology.


Roger is a licensed psychologist and since 1994 Associate Director, Mind-Body Medicine Group, in the UCLA Department of Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Dafter helps cancer and other medical patients access their inner resources through hypnosis, archetypal imagery, somatic therapy and mindfulness work to communicate with and help heal the body.


Suzanne holds two MAs in Jungian and Archetypal Studies and in Engaged Humanities from Pacifica, as well as degrees in Law and Arts from UNSW, Sydney. She serves on the board of Pacifica's Alumni Association and chairs the Alumni Services Committee. Suzanne is passionate about envisioning and fostering new and meaningful possibilities for extending depth and archetypal theories and practices into the world.


Dr. Davidson is a licensed clinical psychologist who has specialized in treating Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in adults, adolescents and children. While having her private practice the past 10 years, her career prior to that included community psychology in Native Alaskan bush communities, years of work with Native American youth in Indian Health Services building programs on grounds of a century-old boarding school, work with Veterans and other Public Agency work.


Jorge is a professor in the M.A. Counseling Psychology Program at Pacifica where he has taught The Art of Listening, Process of Psychotherapy, Law and Ethics, Multicultural Counseling Theories and Technique, Group Process, Clinical Practice and has served as a Portfolio Evaluator for the Thesis.


Claudia is a licensed psychologist in California. Dr. Degrati perfoms thorough and comprehensive psychological evaluations, conducts psycho-social mitigation investigations and provides consultation services to attorneys in capital and non-capital cases in state and federal courts, at trial, sentencing, appellate and habeas levels.


Jaclyn Deilgat, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who provides clinical services to individuals, families, couples, and groups. She specializes in treating individuals diagnosed with schizophrenia, substance abuse disorders, severe mental illness, and individuals who are struggling with their sexuality or gender identity. She has been proving therapeutic services since 2008.


Darren holds his doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology from Miami University of Ohio. He is a licensed Clinical Psychologist whose areas of emphasis include: Brief Dynamic Therapy; Psychoanalysis; Qualitative and Narrative Methodologies; Integrative Treatment of Anxiety Disorders, especially Social Anxiety; Men; Masculinities; and Working with Men in Therapy.


Alonso has provided direct clinical care to a diverse population for over 23 years. His service includes working with at-risk youth at the ERAS Center, and at the Kruks/Tilsner Center where he served as a youth advocate, case manager, and residential manager.


Christine is a core faculty member in the Mythological Studies Department, she has made extensive scholarly contributions to the fields of Religious Studies, Mythology, and Gender Studies. She is Professor Emeritus in Religious Studies from San Diego State University where she taught for almost twenty years. She has also taught concurrently at the San Diego campus of the California School of Professional Psychology, and at the C.G. Jung Institute in Zurich.


Jemma is Director of Research and a Research Associate for Pacifica Graduate Institute's M.A. Counseling Psychology Program, as well as being a Portfolio Evaluator for the Thesis. She additionally serves as Adjunct Faculty, teaching both research and clinical courses. Jemma has a clinical focus on adoption and separation trauma, and has provided trainings and spoken on panels to advance the understanding of the needs of children and families on the adoption spectrum throughout Los Angeles County.


Michael serves as core faculty in the Masters in Counseling Psychology program and is the current President of the Academic Senate, a member of the Senate Leadership Committee, and Counseling Psychology Program Development Committee. He is an invited member of the Institute's Shared Stewardship Coordinating Committee and also teaches courses in the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program.