Jungian and Archetypal Studies


M.A./Ph.D. Depth Psychology Jungian & Archetypal Studies

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The M.A./Ph.D. in Depth Psychology with Emphasis in Jungian and Archetypal Studies- A Hybrid Online/Low Residency program with classes taking place in Santa Barbara and New York

Now accepting applications for fall 2014. Apply today!

Join us on Wednesday, July 30 at 2:00 p.m. PDT for a teleconference on The Return of the Gods: Depth Psychology and Possible Foundations of a New Myth with Dr. Keiron Le Grice. Join Dr. Le Grice as he explores how ideas and topics studied in the program—archetypes, individuation, alchemy, Christianity, ecology, the evolution of consciousness, the new cosmology, and more––might shape the form of a new myth for our time. To sign up for this free event, fill out the online form.

This program is an in-depth engagement with the work of C.G. Jung and post-Jungians.

Carl JungIt offers a container where students can explore, apply, and advance depth psychology—especially Jungian and archetypal studies—both personally and vocationally. The program is centered around the recognition that the theories and practices within the Jungian tradition continue to offer valuable insights and tools for working with the psyche beyond the analytic encounter.

The specialization surveys Jungian and archetypal theories and practices most applicable to healing, transformation, self-expression, creativity, and the development of consciousness. Students evaluate both the limitations and the potentials of Jungian psychology in contemporary contexts. Working together in a dynamic learning community, they advance, apply, and imagine new extensions for these theories and practices in the world.

Students in the Jungian and Archetypal Studies specialization
 • Read deeply and broadly from the Collected Works of Jung and the newly published Red Book, as well as other core texts in the depth psychological tradition
• Engage with the creative, dynamic unconscious in both its personal and collective dimensions
• Deepen the capacity for imagistic, symbolic, mythic, and archetypal thinking and being in the world
• Hone the expression of a unique voice and vision through courses in research, writing, publication, and presentation
• Study side by side with Jungian scholars and analysts interested in envisioning new possibilities for extending Jungian theories and practices into the world
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To read more about the hybrid/online learning format of the program, along with residential sessions in Santa Barbara and New York, please visit the Program Format page.

Jennifer Selig, Ph.D.
Jungian and Archetypal Studies Faculty
 Pacifica Student
M.A./Ph.D. Depth Psychology
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M.A./Ph.D. Depth Psychology