Admissions Events

Andres Alcala Ramirez: Spotlight on Pacifica Admissions

Admissions News

We’re delighted to speak with Andres Alcala Ramirez, our newest Admissions Advisor, and find out more about his professional background and role in Admissions. He advises the MA/PhD in Depth Psychology with Specialization in Jungian and Archetypal Studies, and the MA/PhD in Psychology, Religion, and Consciousness.

The Pacifica Virtual Experience – April 5, 2024

Pacifica Event
April 5, 2024

We welcome you to dive deep and learn about our various degree programs in the tradition of Depth Psychology, informed by the teachings of C.G. Jung, Joseph Campbell, Marion Woodman, James Hillman, and others. You will embark on a journey of knowledge with presentations and conversations with our faculty and staff. As Pacifica president, Dr.…

Feeding Our Souls: A Reflection on Journey Week

Pacifica News

Journey Week, An Immersive Week of Learning and Connecting at Pacifica Graduate Institute, was held September 27 – October 1, 2023, and included a Wellness Day, a career fair, and a weekend conference entitled “When Deep Calls to Deep: Journeys of the Soul for a Culture in Crisis.” Dr. Leone Mattison, Pacifica’s President and CEO, participated in Journey Week, giving opening remarks, engaging with and supporting faculty, and meeting alumni, community members, and potential students.The following are her reflections on an event that will become a yearly Pacifica tradition.

Journey Week at Pacifica Graduate Institute!

Pacifica Event
September 27, 2023

Embark on a thought-provoking and soul-stirring experience that will introduce you to the many ways that Pacifica Graduate Institute can educate and equip you to navigate the challenges of our world with wisdom, compassion, and purpose.

Archetypes, Art, and Indigeneity: Creativity as Conversation with the Land and the Ancestors

Archetypes, Art, and Indigeneity: Creativity as Conversation with the Land and the Ancestors

Pacifica Event
June 23, 2023

A webinar lecture with Dr. Dylan Hoffman, Ph.D., Core Faculty, Dr. Mary Antonia Wood, Ph.D, Program Chair, MA in Depth Psychology and Creativity with Emphasis in the Arts and Humanities Program, Jessica Rubinstein, M.S.Ed., Associate Director of Admissions Operations, Vickie O’Neal, Financial Aid Coordinator.

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Special Topics in Character Pathology

Pacifica Event
June 20, 2023

The depressive personality has been left out of DSM nomenclature, with the result that many therapists are unfamiliar with this personality style and its interpersonal dynamics.  Therapist unfamiliarity with depressive personality is poignant, since it is a personality dynamic common among therapists themselves.  The depressive style compares a warm, relational interpersonal style with fear of…

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Pacifica News
May 15, 2023

Pacifica Graduate Institute cordially invites you to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with us at our Ladera Lane Campus. We are excited to host this event as a celebration of the rich culture and history of our Asian American and Pacific Islanders and to honor our AAPI members who have made significant…

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Counseling Community Webinar

Pacifica News
May 9, 2023

This webinar will provide a forum for participants to engage with our faculty clinicians as they work with a theoretical clinical case. The Counseling Community Webinar Series provides opportunities for students, alumni, and faculty to engage in rich and meaningful conversation. These events will not be recorded and registration is required.