Programs from The Retreat at Pacifica


June 20, 2020
Witchcraft is a term with a terrifying and contested history while being subject to profound revisioning in recent decades. It is practiced on the margins by the marginal. It is overlooked in the sense of being pushed out of officially sanctioned knowing, and also over-looked-at in the sense of being scrutinized too harshly by mainstream authority.
Hosted Online

June 6, 2020
This Zoom presentation (no fee required) featuring keynote speaker and moderator, Linda Carter, along with 5 panelists, focuses on the value of interconnection and companionship through the Jungian method of amplification through story and image with the goal of decreasing isolation. Art, image, story, ritual and myth have served to transmit culture, connect to ancestors linking generations and have the potential to offer comfort through a sense of belonging and community in the here and now.
Hosted Online

May 30, 2020
Dr. Stephen Aizenstat will host a live online workshop that will teach participants how to manage fear, anxiety and sleepless nights, based on the tools of Dream Tending. Participants will learn how to manage their stress and anxiety, regulate their fear, boost immunity with dream tending skills, and work with nightmare themes. The program will be held in a live, online format.
Hosted Online

Nov. 10-13, 2019 | Feb. 9-12, 2020 | May 10-13, 2020 | Aug. 9-12, 2020
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

Sept. 5-8 | Nov. 4-6, 2019 | Feb. 28-Mar. 1 | May 4-6, 2020
Featuring Donald Kalsched, Mark Epstein, 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

March 20, 2020

This Event will not be held on Campus as schedule. This will now be an online virtual event.
Hosted by the Office of Admissions Online

February 24-28, 2020
Save the dates for a week-long gathering offering the opportunity to experience BodySoul work as we have all come to love—from dream work, to expressive arts, to movement and voice. Several different women who have completed the Marion Woodman Foundation Leadership Training program will be offering their work to us for participation in container building, depth work, inner focus and bringing the soul work into life.
Hosted by Pacifica Graduate Institute at Pacifica Graduate Institute's Ladera Lane Campus

April 25, 2020
Working with tools and methods from Dream Tending, participants learn how to access the power and potential alive in dreams. We discover how to engage untapped creativity and deep intelligence that comes awake when our eyes are closed. In this one-day workshop, we experience ways of transforming nightmare images to serve a more constructive purpose.
Hosted Online

September 30, 2019 – January 15, 2020
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

January 20 – April 17, 2020
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