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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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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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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

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

Upcoming Retreat Programs

July 20th, 2018
The 2018 Job and Career Fair will provide you the opportunity to meet numerous employers from various industries. These employers will provide information about career opportunities at their organizations, gather resumes, and talk with you about the type of recruits they look for.
at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Ladera Lane Campus

July 20, 2018
Like werewolves, female were-animals are shape-changers whose appearance alternates between that of a human woman—often identified as a witch—and that of one or another bird or mammal, including a hyena, a jackal, a wolf, a fox, and most intriguingly, a bat.
at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Lambert Road Campus

July 21, 2018
Join us for a One-Day Introduction to Pacifica’s graduate degree programs in Depth Psychology and Mythological Studies. The event offers prospective graduate students a comprehensive introduction and orientation to the distinctive educational features of the Institute.
at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Lambert Road Campus

August 25, 2018
This lecture will focus on the challenges faced by psychotherapists and psychologically-minded persons in our current social and political era. How do psychoanalysts, analytical psychologists, depth psychologists—people whose predicate is based on the reflective self—work within a social milieu in which thoughtfulness itself seems at the least annoying and at worst a threat by many to the body politic?
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

March 1, 2019
We exist because of our creative self-expressions of Life. In attempting to meet and be this Creative Self we sometimes hide or put away our dreams. How often we say, I wish I was creative.
at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Ladera Lane Campus

March 22-24 | November 22-24 | August 1-4, 2019
An 8-Month Certificate with Maureen Murdock, Jennifer Selig, and Daphne Dodson
at Pacifica Graduate Institute's Ladera Lane Campus

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