Jason is a licensed clinical psychologist and an assistant professor in the Holistic Counseling department at John F. Kennedy University. He received his doctorate in Clinical Psychology with a specialization in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute and his master’s degree in Transpersonal Psychology from Saybrook University.
Christine is the founding chair of the Somatic Counseling Department at Naropa University and founder and director of the Moving Cycle Institute. She has authored two books (Getting Our Bodies Back and Getting In Touch), as well as numerous articles.
Leon is CEO and President of Strategic Learning Partners, an evaluation and community centered social innovation design collaborative. Dr. Caldwell is an award winning nationally recognized scholar-activist who has conducted community capacity building projects for the Federal Agencies, Non-Profits, Foundations, and educational and health systems.
Joseph is CEO-President at Pacifica. He is also past President of the International Association for Analytical Psychology; he has served as the U.S. Editor for the Journal of Analytical Psychology and is on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Analytical Psychology, The Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche, and Israel Annual of Psychoanalytic Theory, Research and Practice.
Patricia is founder and director of Capacitar International, a projectin multicultural wellness education that focuses on personal and societal healing and transformation. For 23 years, Pat has worked with thousands of grassroots and professionals throughout 35 countries in the Americas, Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East, utilizing a popular education approach to trauma healing in areas affected by poverty, disasters, and domestic and political violence.
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.
Ed Casey is 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 the John Dewey Lecturer at the APA in 2015.
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).
A prize-winning poet-storyteller, Emily has ceaseless curiosity about nature, women, religious experience, Greco-Roman myth, and artifacts, personal and ancestral. Her commissioned writing was featured in the showcase, “Weaving Women’s Stories”, at London’s Being Human Festival in 2018, and she has performed with Backbone Storytelling and at the Narrative Loft in Santa Barbara.
Nuria Ciofalo is Core Professor of the Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, Indigenous Psychologies, and Ecopsychology specialization at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Born in Mexico, she gained her B.A. and first M.A. in Clinical and Social Psychology in Germany where she specialized in psychoanalytic theories.
Art Cisneros is a Chumash Elder and firekeeper. The Chumash People are the original native peoples of the central California Coast. Art holds the sacred space for their annual Tomol crossing to Limu on the Channel Islands.
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.
Dr. Lionel Corbett trained in medicine and psychiatry in England and as a Jungian Analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago. Dr. Corbett is a professor of depth psychology at Paciﬁca Graduate Institute, in Santa Barbara, California, where he teaches depth psychology.
Suzanne holds two Masters degrees in Jungian and Archetypal Studies and in Engaged Humanities from Pacifica, as well as degrees in Law and Arts from UNSW, Sydney. She earned her PhD on a depth psychological approach to vocation from La Trobe University, Australia. A former lawyer, Suzanne is passionate about envisioning and fostering new and meaningful possibilities for extending depth and archetypal theories and practices into the world.
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.
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 Graduate Institute and is a certified Jungian Analyst and registered sandplay therapist. Jorge is an L.M.F.T. and has been in private practice in Ventura, California since 2001, specializing in Jungian analysis and Sandplay psychotherapy.