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Santa Barbara, California

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Presenter & Faculty Retreats

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

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Professional Trainings

Expand and grow through cutting edge certificate programs and advanced trainings

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Conferences & Events

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

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Research & Renewal

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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Friday, July 1, 2022
Sufism, the mystical path within the Islamic tradition, and depth psychotherapy, each gravitate around issues central to healing and human being – love, transformation, imagination, and the soul. Join four leading scholars, teachers, and analysts, at the intersection of these rich and diverse imaginal realms.
Hosted Online via Zoom

Tuesday, July 12, 2022
Join Stefano Carpani in conversation with Joseph Cambray, Susan Rowland, Fanny Brewster and Mary Watkins as they discuss some of the themes included in this newly released anthology edited by Stefano.
Hosted Online via Zoom

September 26 – December 2, 2022
This unique program, offered online over 9 weeks, is taught by two of the pioneering practitioners, theorists and educators in the rapidly growing field of ecotherapy. Linda Buzzell and Craig Chalquist are authors of the core text Ecotherapy: Healing with Nature in Mind.
Hosted Online

Upcoming Retreat Programs

July 9th & 10th, 2022
The weekend’s journey begins with rare video footage from some of Depth Psychology’s most prolific founders such as Joseph Campbell, Marion Woodman, and James Hillman. Keynote speakers include distinguished visionary, Dr. Jean Houston who will share some of her new work titled, The Possible Human Emerges; Dr. Stephen Aizenstat will follow, presenting on Dream Tending and Imagination for Our Times.
Hosted Online by Dream Tending via Zoom

October 3, 2022 – December 2, 2022
Known by many names – psychedelics, entheogens, sacred or plant medicines, allies, hallucinogens – the substances opening the psyche to the depths of the personal and collective unconscious are once again in the news in the midst of what has been called a “psychedelics renaissance.”
Hosted Online

October 28-30, 2022
THE SOULCRAFT INTENSIVE is an experiential plunge into the wild depths of the Psyche. Soulcraft™ is a synergistic set of nature-based skills and practices designed to evoke the life-shifting experience of soul encounter – the revelation of our unique mythopoetic identity. An identity expressed through symbol and metaphor, image and dream, archetype and myth; an identity embodied in a mysterious story that whispers to us in moments of expanded awareness and exquisite aliveness.
Hosted Online

December 2-4, 2022
This symposium is an invitation to look back on our rich, long lives, contemplate our gains and losses, and distill the lessons we’ve learned. It’s also an invitation to look forward to becoming an Elder, step across the threshold into a new archetype, and cultivate a new stage of awareness. We will move from the Vision, through the Journey, toward the Legacy of an Elder.
Online via Zoom

January 23 – April 29, 2023
This Advanced Training Certificate in Ecopsychology, offered online over 13 weeks, has the distinct advantage of combining four perspectives from four internationally renowned authors, educators, and transformational leaders in the fields of Ecopsychology and Ecotherapy.
Hosted Online via Zoom