Programs from The Retreat at Pacifica


May 3, 2021 - January 12, 2022
The Dream Tending and Deep Imagination Certificate I Program is a limited-enrollment program that takes place over four, three-day sessions. The four courses reflect the multiple dimensions of psychic life and the dream. Learning in dream theory and methodology is both content based and experiential.
Hosted Online

March 27 - 28, 2021
Something vital is happening this spring! Stephen Aizenstat will offer his new Spring Dream Tending and Imagination workshop on March 27 & March 28 , 2021. He will bring particular emphasis to the “generative” qualities of dreams. Dreams prepare us for what is to come. And, in times of uncertainty and challenge, this support and guidance is invaluable.
Hosted Online

Jan. 21, Feb. 18, Mar. 25, April 22, 2021 (Thursdays)
For the last 35 years, Mary Watkins has been re-thinking depth psychology from the vantage point of psychologies of liberation from the “South.” Seeing from these perspectives from the “South” helps us to better understand the Eurocentrism of depth psychology, including its relationships to colonialism, capitalism, and racism.
Hosted Online

January 25 - April 16, 2021
This unique program, offered online over the course of 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.
Online Program

March 3 – 7, 2021
Whether you are new to somatic movement or an established Registered Somatic Movement Professional, we’ve crafted a conference with opportunities for all.
Hosted Online

March: 4, 11, 18, 25, 2021 (Thursdays)
Este curso presenta la historia y emergencias actuales de la psicología comunitaria y de las psicologías Indígenas en diversas zonas geopolíticas, principalmente en el Sur Global. Revisaremos conceptos tales como colonialidad, opresión, etnia y racismo, justicia social, epistémica y ecológica y buen vivir (sumak kawsay).
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February 4, 11, and 25, 2021(Thursdays)
We have become more aware than ever of our American psyche and collective suffering due to cultural complexes that include raciality. Our racial complex has caused our society much pain in all ways imaginable since the beginning days of the Middle Passage.
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January 9 – February 21, 2021
So many of us are experiencing the little deaths that come from longings denied, longings diminished, longings unfulfilled. We may have abandoned our true longings, or at best, tucked them away in the security of our journals or explored them freely only in the safety of our therapist’s office. Still, we may be experiencing what Martin Luther King, Jr. called “the fierce urgency of now,” the desire toward self-actualization and individuation that would have us give way and sway to our deepest dreams and longings. If not now, then when?
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October 5 - November 20, 2020
A six-week online course providing an initiation into archetypal astrology. Learn how to use archetypal astrology to better understand the role of archetypes in your life. Explore how archetypes manifest in the arts and personal experience.
Hosted Online by Pacifica Graduate Institute and the Institute of Transpersonal and Archetypal Studies (ITAS)

September 25, October 16, and November 6, 2020
The fiery trial through which we are passing as a nation has its roots in deep traumatic injuries to our personal and collective psyches as a people. These injuries are very difficult for us to confront and metabolize on a personal level and even more difficult to understand and heal collectively. They are simply overwhelming in their cumulative effect, and unbearably painful when considered individually and in detail. ant conspiracy theories.
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