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Santa Barbara, California

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Learn and transform alongside leading educators in the depth psychological and healing traditions

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Conferences & Events

Engage and be inspired by thought leaders and performance artists of international renown

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Relax and renew in a retreat environment while furthering your research

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Soul Retreats

Whether alone, or in like-minded community, replenish yourself with a soul-inspired educational getaway

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April 28, 2018
The mission of Anima Ritual Theater Project is to give expression to the feminine unconscious for the purpose of individual and collective transformation.
at Pacifica Graduate Institute's Ladera Lane Campus

September 17, 2018 – December 20, 2018
This in-depth intensive explores various ways depth and archetypal psychologies can help us answer the poet Mary Oliver’s key question about vocation—“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?"
Residential at Pacifica Graduate Institute's Ladera Lane Campus and Online

November 2-4, 2018
Now, more than ever, our field must support methodological approaches that foster the repair of disconnection. We aim through this conference to highlight both the science and practice of how embodied self-awareness promotes this capacity for connection.
at Pacifica Graduate Institute's Ladera Lane Campus

Upcoming Retreat Programs

April 22, 2018
In ancient mythology, the Phoenix represents a symbol of great destructive power, but also life-giving rejuvenation. This Roundtable presentation will examine the evolution of the “Phoenix Force” over a 35-year span of X-Men history, including her many retellings, resuscitations, and reincarnations, and invite reflection on what this ancient symbol of regeneration has to say to modern times.
Hosted by the Joseph Campbell Foundation Mythological RoundTable® Group of OPUS at Ladera Lane Campus

April 29-May 2 | Aug. 19-22 | Oct. 21-24 | Jan. 13-16, 2019
A Limited-Enrollment Intensive with Stephen Aizenstat. The Dream Tending Certificate Program is a limited-enrollment program that takes place over four, four-day sessions.
at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Lambert Road Campus

Thursday Evening Salon - May 17, 2018
Michael Gellert’s new book tells the story of the Abrahamic God’s inner journey. Who he originally was—a God tormented and divided against himself and humanity—and who he became is a journey from trauma to redemption, from affliction to enlightenment.
Hosted by the Office of Admissions at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Ladera Lane Campus

May 18, 2018
The May 18th Open House welcomes prospective students who are interested in learning more about Pacifica’s graduate degree programs.
Hosted by the Office of Admissions at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Ladera Lane Campus

July 13-15, 2018
A Workshop with Stephen Aizenstat
at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Ladera Lane Campus

September 27 – October 1, 2018
A Weekend with Dr. Stephen Aizenstat and Kate Burns in Poland
hosted by Sichów House and Library, Poland

January 7 – March 29, 2019
This unique program, offered online over the course of 3 months, has the distinct advantage of combining three perspectives from three internationally renowned authors, educators, and transformational leaders in the fields of Ecopsychology and Ecotherapy.
Online Program

Save the date: April 4-7, 2019
Join us for this four-day conference featuring an exhibition of C.G. Jung’s Red Book and Black Books hosted at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
University of California, Santa Barbara

Save the date: June 17-23, 2019
at Pacifica Graduate Institute's Ladera Lane Campus