Programs from The Retreat at Pacifica


August 24, 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?
Hosted by the Office of Admissions at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Ladera Lane Campus

August 25, 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 Ladera Lane Campus

September 15, 2018
Archetypal Grief: Slavery’s Legacy of Intergenerational Child Loss is a powerful exploration of the intergenerational psychological effects of child loss as experienced by women held in slavery in the Americas and of its ongoing effects in contemporary society. It presents the concept of archetypal grief in African American women: cultural trauma so deeply wounding that it spans generations.
hosted by Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association (PGIAA) Presents at Pacifica Graduate Institute Barrett Center

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

September 19, 2018
The worldview which pervades Celtic mythology is profoundly relevant today, offering a deep ecological alternative to the centuries-long disenchantment which has led to the personal, social and environmental crises we face today.
at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Lambert Road Campus

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

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

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

April 28, 2019 – March 8, 2020
The 2019-2020 On-Line Dream Tending Certificate Program with Dr. Stephen Aizenstat is a limited enrollment training program that takes place over four on-line sessions, hosted through the Pacifica Graduate Institute on-line educational learning network.
This program is an online program

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

September 5-8 | October 7-9, 2019 | February 28-March 1 | May 4-6, 2020
Featuring Donald Kalsched, Pat Ogden, Ruth Lanius, Allan Schore, Joseph Cambray, Jeffrey Kiehl, Fanny Brewster, Jeffrey Kripal, and Elizabeth Krohn
at Pacifica Graduate Institute’s Ladera Lane Campus