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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.


Peter T. Dunlap is a psychologist working in private and political practice. He is engaged in research at the interface between Jung’s thinking about the role of the psychological attitude in the future transformations of the human species, systems-centered group theory and practice, and emotion-focused psychotherapy for individuals and groups.


Jemma is Program Co-Chair and Core Faculty for Pacifica Graduate Institute’s M.A. Counseling Psychology Program. She supports administrative, curricular, and developmental aspects of the Counseling Program, as well as teaches both research and clinical courses in the program. 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.


Wendy’s teaching focuses on integrating the body into a depth -oriented model. At Pacifica, she teaches Somatics. Her passion is to include the body in all conversations concerning the psyche. As a Dance-Movement Therapist, Somatic Experiencing Practitioner, Authentic Movement Facilitator, Yoga and Mindfulness Meditation Instructor for over 30 years, she integrates a wealth of information into the learning environment through deep experientials, creative resourcing, and self-reflection processes.


Thomas is a certified Jungian Analyst and licensed as a Research Psychoanalyst with the California Medical Board. Thomas trained as an analyst at the Center for Depth Psychology according to C.G. Jung and Marie-Louise von Franz in Switzerland and specializes in the role of dreams and the symbolic life in clinical practice. He has a private practice in Santa Barbara. Tom teaches in the depth sequence courses. He is an Analytic Member of the International Association for Analytical Psychology.


Megan is Adjunct Faculty and teaches Process of Psychotherapy, Family Systems and Domestic Violence, Ethics and the Law: Child Abuse Assessment and Treatment. Megan is a Clinical Member of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. M.A., Pacifica Graduate Institute Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Licensed Professional Counselor.


Marie Espy has been practicing as a therapist since 2012, graduating with her masters in counseling psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2014. She is currently a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with a private practice in Santa Monica, CA, where she helps to foster healthy attachment relationships with her clients by using both art and time in nature as tools.


Martha has dedicated much of her career to working with children and families in community mental health settings focusing on the dynamics and resiliency of family systems. In 2007, Martha joined the Pacifica Counseling Psychology program as Clinical Coordinator and Adjunct Faculty teaching Process of Psychotherapy, Family Systems & Domestic Violence, Clinical Practice, and various evening trainings.


Elizabeth is a nationally recognized interdisciplinary artist, author and lecturer on visual thinking, creativity and archetypes in media. She received her Ph.D. in the Mythological Studies Program at Pacifica and her M.F.A. from the University of Washington. Her artwork is widely exhibited and is held in numerous public and private collections. It has also appeared on the covers of several international myth and depth psychology journals and books, including all eight issues of Mythosphere.


Diana is Associate Core Faculty in the Masters in Counseling Psychology program and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who has been in private practice in Santa Barbara for 26 years. Diana is considered an expert in the field of learning disabilities and Attention Deficit Disorders. As part of her commitment to educating others about the diversity of learning styles, she has spent many years conducting workshops and trainings in both educational and community settings.


David is the President & CEO of Fetterman & Associates, an international evaluation consultation firm. He is also co-Director of the Arkansas Evaluation Center. Dr. Fetterman is a Professor of Business and Leadership at the University of Charleston, Professor of Anthropology at San Jose State University, and a Professor of Education at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.


Kesha is a sociocultural anthropologist in private practice as a somatic bodyworker and movement therapist. She practices the Danis Bois Method (DBM), a perceptual enrichment practice that evolved from osteopathy, in addition to Kathy Kain's somatic touch approach. Kesha previously taught as Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Florida and at the University of Chicago.


Carolyn is a writer, performer and cultural geographer. As a professor in Geography at the University of Kentucky, she is deeply interested in issues related to identity, difference, creativity, and resilience. In particular, she explores how issues of difference impacts participation in decision-making processes designed to address environmental issues. More broadly she likes to trouble our theoretical and methodological edges that shape knowledge production and determine whose knowledge counts.


Matthew is a Licensed Psychologist with a private practice in Sherman Oaks, California. He received his M.A. in Counseling Psychology and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Pacifica. He also has a degree in philosophy from Wesleyan University and a law degree from UCLA. Matthew's depth psychological practice incorporates Jungian analytic, psychoanalytic, and existential approaches.


Stephen serves as Director of Faculty Development at Trident University International. Dr. Fitzgerald has published books on decision- making and organizational models (Capstone Publishing, UK), numerous book chapters, journal articles, and conference proceedings, and co-edited a special issue of the AI Practitioner.


Although Karen is a graduate of Pacifica’s Humanities program, Karen is a life long student. She teaches at various institutions, hoping to inspire in her students a pursuit for growth and wisdom. In 2015 she contributed collaborative artwork for the cover design of The Sleuth and the Goddess by Susan Roland. Her current projects include researching her next writing project and producing a live to web variety show.


Sukey has been on the faculty of Pacifica since 2000 and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist who practices Jungian-based psychotherapy in her private practice in Santa Barbara. She brings her creative background in film and writing to her current work as an educator at Pacifica.