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All of our therapists are graduates of Jungian Institutes or WASC accredited graduate programs in Jungian, Depth or Counselling Psychology.
Andreas De Koning, DAAP
Born in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) in 1951, André de Koning completed his doctoral examination in Clinical Psychology at the University of Leiden (1975), where he was a student of Professor J H van den Berg. Later, he was a Visiting Scholar and Lecturer in phenomenological psychology at Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA (1974-1975) and a Thyssen Fellow at Heidelberg University, Germany (Department of Psychiatry; 1977-1978). André also worked in the United Kingdom for several years (1975-1977) in the field of Psychiatry. He completed his training as a Jungian psychoanalyst in Brussels in 1983 and became a training analyst and member of the Training Committee of the Belgian Society for Analytical Psychology in January 1991.
He worked as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist at the Maria Hospital in Tilburg, The Netherlands from 1979-1993 (and was in private practice as a therapist and Jungian analyst during this period). Since moving from The Netherlands to Perth (Australia) in 1994 André has been involved in the further development of training with the Australian and New Zealand Society for Jungian Analysts and its C G Jung Institute (ANZSJA-CGJI). He was Convener of Training from 1994-2003. André was a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Association for Analytical Psychology (IAAP, www.IAAP.org) from 1998-2004, and he was President of ANZSJA (www.anzsja.com). Since 2012 he has been a member of the Dutch Association for Analytical Psychology (www.NAAP.nl) and was a Member of the Board for several years. He practices in Australia in Fremantle: www.cfpc.com.au and online.
During the last few years I have been dividing my time between Australia and Europe and have increasingly been doing sessions online with people from various nations and backgrounds (from Canada to France, Ukraine, Singapore and other parts of Australia). I do sessions and supervision with a great variety of people and contribute to teachings relevant to my interests in Jungian psychology. I have enjoyed working with people online and have noticed how embodied dreamwork in particular is suitable for this kind of work.
Jason E. Smith, M.A., IAAP
Jason is a Jungian psychoanalyst based in the beautiful Cape Ann region of Boston’s North Shore. His areas of focus include dreamwork, career exploration, grief counseling, depression, trauma, and spiritual development. One of Jason’s main interests is in Carl Jung’s insight regarding the religious function of the psyche, a subject of which he has made a passionate study. He has developed an approach to spiritual practice and mentoring called Contemplative Dreaming, which integrates Jungian dreamwork with practices and insights derived from the contemplative and mystical dimensions of the world’s great wisdom traditions.
Jason received his Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology with an emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2001. More recently, Jason graduated from the C.G. Jung Institute - Boston with a diploma in Analytical Psychology and is a member of the New England Society of Jungian Analysts.
With over 15 years of clinical experience, Jason has worked in many settings. He has led career counseling groups and offered individual career counseling from a Jungian perspective; he has facilitated dream groups and taught classes and workshops on dream interpretation; he has run a support group for hospice workers; and he has provided mental health and substance abuse counseling to low income individuals at the Lahey Health Behavioral Services clinic in Gloucester, MA.
Currently, Jason has a private practice in Manchester-by-the-Sea, MA and online via Skype, offering traditional Jungian analysis, short-term intensive dream work, and in-depth Contemplative Dreaming coaching. More information can be found at Jason’s website :www.jungiantherapist.net
Angela Pessinis, IAAP
Angela is a Jungian analyst/psychoanalyst and works with adults from all walks of life and from all over the world. She works with individuals dealing with issues such as anxiety, depression, major life transitions, midlife transitions, grief and major losses, challenges in relationships or at work, feeling stuck, struggling with creativity, suffer from a loss of energy and want to discover and embody their potential and regain meaning in their life in general.
Angela helps her clients examine their current situation and areas of being "stuck" and together they explore new ways of relating to oneself and others and eventually learning to relate from a place of Eros rather than power and live a more joyful and fulfilled life.
Angela through the analytic work assists each individual to discover their uniqueness, to work on areas that are less developed in their personality, and deal with the material that surfaces from the unconscious, especially dreams which can be seen as messages from the unconscious. This can not only shed light into the current situation but also point to where one's energy should be directed. Jung believed that each person is a unique individual and comes with his inner healing and analysis aims at connecting with both. In the temenos of the analytic space, Angela listens attentively and with great respect to the whisperings of each client's soul in all its manifestations, i.e., dreams, suffering, voice, drawings, or any form of creative work and encourages the client to listen to, appreciate and be receptive to its advice and wisdom.
Her first two degrees were in English literature and Humanities, Comparative literature, at York University in Toronto. Her extensive studies in literature provided an excellent exposure to the depths and richness of the human psyche and its creative expressions. Following a number of years of work in adult education and interpreting she studied Psychodynamic Therapy at CTP for two years. There followed two semesters at the C. G. Jung Institute in Zurich and she completed her formal training in analytical psychology at the Ontario Association of Jungian Analysts (OAJA).
Angela has a private practice in Montreal offering individual Jungian analysis to adults in person and via Skype, she teaches at OAJA, lectures for the public, and also teaches depth Analytical psychology to a group of psychologists in Greece. Angela is also perfectly fluent in Greek.
Angela is currently a member of the International Association for Analytical Psychology (IAAP); The Ontario Association of Jungian Analysts (OAJA); Canadian Association of Psychodynamic Therapy (CAPT); and of L'Association des psychoanalystes Jungiens du Quebec (APJQ).
KD Farris, Ph.D.
Dr KD is a consummate guide into the world of the unconscious, giving ground and form to what can otherwise seem frightening and unknowable. She makes seemingly complex principles of life accessible and poignant for both men and woman alike. Her clients often remark on her tremendous ability to be present with them and to help them to feel seen and understood. She has honed her ability to bring clients to a place of depth and safety while working in person, via phone or via Skype™.
Dr. KD specializes in process-oriented consciousness work—a means by which to enter safely and deeply into the inner landscape of the psyche for positive and real-world change. She is an author, speaker and workshop leader. Her roots as a therapist, healer and bodyworker have seeded over the last thirty years, bringing substance and depth to her one-on-one work with clients. She has a Ph.D. in Jungian-oriented psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute of Santa Barbara, CA. Her dissertation work is entitled, The Topography of Liminal Space. In addition to phone and Skype sessions, she has offices in both Santa Barbara and Beverly Hills.
The goal of our work together is for you to know that you can meet anything…. You need not be afraid of yourself; you need not be afraid of your life. ~ Dr. KD Farris
Her areas of expertise include: Individuation, Dreams & Active Imagination, Complexes & Projection, Couples & Individuals in Transition, Relationship Communication & Dynamics, Fidelity/Monogamy/Polyamory, What it takes to Live a Truthful Life, Creativity, Self-Esteem and Passion.
She is the author of MESHE, HESHE, MISON & ORBIT: What My Grandmother Taught Me About the Universe. Her companion workshop series is For Anyone Who's Ever Lost Themselves. She also teaches a series on Liminality entitled, The Art of Transformation. Her website is: www.kdfarris.com
Gary S. Bobroff, M.A.
Gary has a Master's degree in Jungian-oriented psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute of Santa Barbara, CA., an undergraduate degree in Philosophy from the University of British Columbia. He is a certified administrator of the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and has been working with Personality Type and Archetype since 1994. He is the founder of JungianOnline.com and a board member of the Depth Psychology Alliance. A dynamic and engaging speaker, Gary speaks, writes and leads workshops internationally. Andrew Harvey called his first book "an original masterpiece."
Gary's areas of specialization include understanding our Archetypal Nature, the Archetypal Feminine and Masculine, Personality Type (MBTI), Synchronicity, Spirituality, Projection and Intuition, and Ending Toxic Relationships. He is a writer, workshop leader and teacher of Jungian Studies–he brings his expert knowledge to the service of his clients, introducing them to Jung's work and helping to direct their independent study.
Gary is the developer and lead facilitator of Archetypal Nature - www.ArchetypalNature.com - a modernization of the archetypal model of Toni Wolff which highlights:
- the pathways through which we find fulfillment
- differing eternal stories of identity
- prism of family and social roles
- A portal for generational healing
Archetypal Nature illustrates a pair of primary binary oppositions in human personality. In recognizing these differing paths, we project less: we no longer imagine that everyone wants the same thingsthat we do and we become better able give others what they really want.
Gary works through Archetypal Coaching—Identifying our deepest nature, who we are, what satisfies us and what brings us greatest fulfillment. This work also helps you to pull back the projections that you have on others and come to see them for who they really are; doing so enables us to give them what they really want. Gary uses Archetypal Nature with organizations to improve their team dynamics and grow their market.
He is also happy to include the use of divinatory methods (I Ching or Tarot) to help uncover unconscious and unrecognized elements living in psychological dynamics of our lives.
For more on Gary's Jungian and Archetypal Coaching and writing, please see www.gsbobroff.com
His first book, Jung, Crop Circles & the Reemergence of the Archetypal Feminine, was published by North Atlantic Books and distributed by Random House in August 2014. See: www.JungAndCropCircles.net
Cynthia Cavalli, Ph. D
Cynthia Cavalli, Ph. D., is a systems and organizational management consultant specializing in strategy development, future studies, and the dynamics of change and transformation. She has 30 years of experience in aerospace engineering, a Ph.D. in Human Systems, an MBA, and a BS in Physics. Dr. Cavalli utilizes a unique approach to individual and organizational transformation that integrates the principles of complexity science and Jungian psychology. She focuses on the patterns and stages of transformation to help individuals and organizations optimize and creatively leverage periods of uncertainty and ambiguity.
“In the middle of the journey of our life I found myself within a dark woods where the straight way was lost.” ― Dante Alighieri, Inferno
Do you find yourself feeling stuck in your personal life? Or perhaps you need help getting your company or organization back on track? Such situations may feel impossible to overcome, but Cynthia can help you change obstacles into opportunities. Times of uncertainty and chaos always contain hidden within them critical moments of unparalleled opportunity. See more at: www.cynthiacavalliconsulting.com.
Marilyn J. Owen, LMFT
Marilyn J. Owen, LMFT is a psychotherapist, clinical supervisor, and educator. She is an Adjunct Faculty and Clinical Practicum Associate at Pacifica Graduate Institute and a member of the American Association of Marriage and Family therapy, and California Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. She currently serve on the Board of the Santa Barbara Chapter of CAMFT. She has over 20 years of experience helping people find their way to greater happiness and fulfillment. To provide a holistic, transformative experience for her clients, her practice integrates:
- Depth and Somatic Psychologies
- Neuroscience and Attachment Theory
- Eastern and Western Spiritual Philosophies
- Mythology, Literature, and the Arts
- Creative and Imaginal Processes
- Mind/Body Techniques
- The Wisdom of Humor
- The Power of Compassion
Specialty Issues: Depression and Anxiety, Relationship problems, Family issues, History of Trauma, Phase of Life and Transitions, Caregiver stress (Helping Professionals and Family Members), Vicarious Trauma, Burnout
Marilyn's interest in the psyche started with literature, creative writing, and performance while earning a BA in English and MA in Theatre Arts from California State University, Fullerton. For 15 years, she has provided psychotherapy, clinical supervision and training working in community mental health with children, youth, and families suffering from severe trauma and attachment wounds. Her experience includes in-patient hospitalization, residential treatment, Therapeutic Behavior Services, Wraparound, Intensive Treatment Foster Care, and adoptions. Her website is www.marilynowen.com