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Wendy has served as a professor of graduate students in the fields of counseling/depth psychology, dance-movement therapy, and organizational leadership since 1984, in addition to being a long time clinician. Currently, Wendy teaches in the Counseling Psychology program at Pacifica. She also has a private practice in Ojai, and runs her own CEU training program for clinicians and interns focused on integrating somatic approaches, mindfulness based psychotherapy and body centered techniques.


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.


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.


Cynthia is a passionate proponent in the field of mental health. She received her Master’s degree in Counseling from Pacifica Graduate Institute with an emphasis on Depth Psychotherapy. As a young adult Cindy was introduced to Jungian Analysis which led her to her passion for Alchemy, Fairytales, dreams, and copper etching.


Nancy received her doctoral degree in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute and her M.S. in Educational Psychology from California State University, Long Beach. She has been an educational and business consultant, college professor, guest lecturer, and public workshop leader. Her publications include Tending the Living Dream Image, A Phenomenological Study.


Dara is currently associate research faculty at the UCLA Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences in the Laboratory for Molecular Neuroimaging and collaborates in the Consortium for Neuro Phenomics. Previously, Dara was a post-doctorate fellow in Russ Poldrack's Lab at UCLA. He received his PHD in the Neuroscience area of Psychology Department at Stanford.


Azarm is a licensed clinical psychologist and holds advanced degrees in chemistry and business administration. She is an adjunct faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Caprinteria, California, and has conducted many professional training workshops.


Gary holds a BA from Brown University, a counseling MA from Pacifica, a writing MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop, and a PhD in somatic psychology from The Chicago School and the Santa Barbara Graduate Institute (SBGI).


Veronica is Professor Emerita at Pacifica Graduate Institute where she was a Core Faculty member for over 15 years. She taught courses on Jungian and Imaginal Psychology and Psychotherapy, Dreamwork, Alchemy, The Grail Myth, Depth Psychology and Quantum Physics, Depth Psychology and the Sacred, Clinical Case Colloquia, and ‘Alchemical’ Research that includes unconscious processes, active imagination, and dreams.


Matthew is Director of Workforce Economic Development and Community Programs at Cuesta College in San Luis Obispo, CA. In this position he has led the development of academic and social programs that serve the diversity of the community, including limited-English speakers, inmates at the local prison and jail, foster youth and other youth with barriers, students with mental health challenges, adults with disabilities, as well as older adults.


Christina Griffin is a psychoanalyst and psychotherapist in private practice. Her office is located in Ventura, California. She works with late adolescents and adults from all walks of life.  With a broad background in clinical issues Dr. Griffin’s  primary areas of treatment are anxiety and fears, depression,  traumatic experience, grief and loss, life transitions and relational issues.