Staff Directory

 Academic Staff Directory 

 
Clinical Psychology 

Depth Psychology 

Depth Psychotherapy 

Humanities 

Mythological Studies 

Counseling Psychology 

Dissertations 

International Programs and Student Relations

 

Faculty Page 


Press/Media Inquiries:

Erik Davis
Director of Public Relations
edavis@pacifica.edu
805.879.7364

contact

Email:

To contact an individual by email, please follow these guidelines:

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Mailing Address:

Pacifica Graduate Institute
249 Lambert Rd.
Carpinteria, California 93013

Administrative Staff Directory 

Office of the Chancellor 

Academic Affairs Office 

Business Office 

Office of Financial Aid 

Office of Admissions 

Office of the Registrar 

Public Programs
and Conferences
 

Alumni Affairs 

Institutional Advancement and Public Relations 

Institutional Research

Information Technology and Library Services 

Bookstore 

Operations 

Student Housing 

Reception 

Facilities, Transportation, And Safety 

Human Resources 

 

 
     



ACADEMIC STAFF DIRECTORY


 

Clinical Psychology Program

Program Chair
Accreditation Coordinator
Oksana Yakushko, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 181
805.565.9896 Fax

Director of Training
Matthew Bennett, Psy.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 139
805.565.5796 Fax

Program Administrator
Tamara Wilson
805.969.3626 Ext. 118
805.565.5796 Fax

Clinical Training Coordinator
Elira Gjata
805.969.3626 Ext. 191
805.565.5796 Fax

Student Affairs and Accreditation Coordinator
Phi Luong
805.969.3626 Ext. 153
805.565.5796 Fax

Research Coordinator
Oksana Yakushko, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 181
805.565.9896 Fax 

Research Coordinator
Michael Sipiora, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 189
805.565.9896 Fax

 


 

Depth Psychotherapy Program

Program Chair
Allen Bishop, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 117
805.565.1932 Fax

Program Administrator
Emily Berson
805.969.3626 Ext. 124
805.565.1932 Fax

Research Coordinator
Elizabeth Nelson, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 178
805.565.9896 Fax



 Depth Psychology Program

Program Chair
Allen Bishop, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 117
805.565.1932 Fax

Associate Program Chair, Somatic Studies
Caylin Huttar, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 380
805.695.0458 Fax

Co-Associate Program Chair, Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology
Nuria Ciofalo, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 340
805.695.0458 Fax

Co-Associate Program Chair, Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsychology
Susan James, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 352
805.695.0458 Fax

Program Administrator and Program Administrator Lead
Nina Falls
805.969.3626 Ext. 317
805.695.0458 Fax

Community/Ecological Fieldwork
& Research Coordinator
 
Mary Watkins, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 332
805.695.0458 Fax

Research Coordinator 
Jennifer Selig, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 336
805.565.1936 Fax



Hybrid Programs

Program Chair, Jungian and Archetypal Studies
Keiron Le Grice, Ph.D.
805.969.3626
805.565.1936 Fax

Associate Program Chair, Jungian and Archetypal Studies
Jennifer Selig, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 336
805.565.1936 Fax

 Program Chair, Engaged Humanities and the Creative Life 
Susan Rowland, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 316
805.565.1936 Fax

Program Administrator
Sue Gary
805.969.3626 Ext. 339
805.879.8270 Fax

Academic Services Administrator
Gwyn Wood
805.969.3626 Ext. 308

 


 

Mythological Studies Program

Program Chair
Evans Lansing Smith, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 146
805.565.9896 Fax

Associate Program Chair
Patrick Mahaffey, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 109
805.565.1932 Fax

Program Administrator
Meghan Sandoval
805.969.3626 Ext. 125
805.565.1932 Fax 

Research Coordinator
Ginette Paris, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 132
805.565.9896 Fax 


Counseling Psychology Program

 Program Chair
Willow Young, M.A., L.M.F.T.
805.969.3626 Ext. 321

Director of Clinical Training/Clinical Training Associate Track L, W, C, and D
Lou Ann Wallner, M.A., M.F.T.
805.969.3626 Ext. 333

Director of Research
Research Coordinator for Track L & W

Avrom Altman, M.A. L.M.F.T., L.P.C.
805.969.3626 Ext. 324
805.879.8270 Fax

Research Coordinator for Track C & D
Tina Panteleakos
805.969.3626 Ext. 313
805.879.8270 Fax

Program Administrator for Track C & D
Joanne Lopez Hayden
805.969.3626 Ext. 358
805.879.8270 Fax
 
Program Administrator for Track L, W & Online Courses
Sybille Wesner-Salperto
805.969.3626 Ext. 315
805.879.8270 Fax

Student Affairs Coordinator
Oralia Limón
805.969.3626 Ext. 370
805.879.8270 Fax 

Administrative Coordinator
Linda Price
805.969.3626 Ext. 369
805.879.8270 Fax

Clinical Training Associate I

805.969.3626 Ext. 325
805.695.0458 Fax

Clinical Training Associate II

805.969.3626
805.695.0458 Fax

Practicum Coordinator
Cassy Marcum
805.969.3626 Ext. 379
805.695.0458 Fax

Practicum Coordinator
Cynthia Fredericksen
805.969.3626 Ext. 383
805.695.0458 Fax


 

Dissertations

Dissertation Office Director
Patricia Katsky, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 172
805.565.1932 Fax

Academic Director of Dissertation Policy
Elizabeth Nelson, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 178
805.565.9896 Fax

Senior Dissertation Administrator
Robyn Cass
805.969.3626 Ext. 122
805.565.9896 Fax

 Dissertation Administrator
Rachel Reeve
805.969.3626 Ext. 138
805.565.9896 Fax


 

International Programs and Student Relations

Office of International Programs
and Student Relations
and
Coordinator of the Office
of Institutional Evaluation


805.969.3626
805.565.1932 Fax



 

ADMINISTRATIVE STAFF DIRECTORY

 


Office of the Provost

Provost & VP of Academic Affairs
Patricia Katsky, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 172
805.565.1932 Fax

Sustainability & Internal Communications Coordinator/ Assistant to the Provost & VP of Academic Affairs
Lauren Lastra
805.969.3626 Ext. 134
805.565.1932 Fax

 


Office of the Chancellor

Chancellor
Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D.

 Director, Alumni Relations
Dianne Travis-Teague
805.969.3626 Ext. 303
805.879.8270 Fax

Director of External Affairs
Heidi Townshend, MBA
805.969.3626 Ext. 374
805.695.0498 Fax



Academic Affairs Office

Academic Affairs & Disability Associate
Emily Berson
805.969.3626 Ext. 124
805.565.1932 Fax

 


Business Office

Chief Financial Officer & VP of Business Services
David Henkel, M.B.A.
805.969.3626 Ext. 176
805.695.0676 Fax

Associate Director of Budget & Finance
Patricia Denver
805.969.3626 Ext. 142
805.565.1932 Fax

Student Accounts Administrator
Mary Haney
805.969.3626 Ext. 188
805.565.1932 Fax

 Student Accounts Coordinator
David Camarillo
805.969.3626 Ext. 107 
805.565.1932 Fax

 Accounting Analyst II
Tiffany McDermott
805.969.3626 Ext. 112 
805.565.1932 Fax

Accounting Analyst II
John Mahon 
805.969.3626 Ext. 177
805.565.1932 Fax

  Accounting Anyalyst Assistant
Fabiana Pecanha
805.969.3626 Ext. 194
805.565.1932 Fax


 

Office of Financial Aid

Director of Financial Aid
Tracie Teague
805.679.6137
805.565.9887 Fax

Associate Director of Financial Aid
Maria Freeberg
805.679.6150
805.565.9887 Fax

Financial Aid Coordinator II

805.679.6159
805.565.9887 Fax

Financial Aid Coordinator I
Redilyn Mesa
805.679.6136
805.565.9887 Fax

 


 

Office of Admissions

Director of Admissions
Wendy Overend, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 304
805.879.7391 Fax
woverend@pacifica.edu

Senior Admissions Counselor
Alyson Alexander, M.A.
805.969.3626 Ext. 307
805.879.7391 Fax
aalexander@pacifica.edu

Senior Admissions Counselor
Krystyna Knight
805.969.3626 Ext. 398
879.7391 Fax
kknight@pacifica.edu

Senior Admissions Counselor
Patricia Abracia
805.969.3626 Ext. 334
805.879.7391 Fax
pabracia@pacifica.edu

Admissions Assistant
Joni Lang
805.969.3626 Ext. 337
805.879.7391 Fax
jlang@pacifica.edu


 

Office of the Registrar

Registrar
Francine Matas, M.S.
805.969.3626 Ext. 165
805.565.3804 Fax

Associate Registrar
Amy Bristol
805.969.3626 Ext. 154
805.565.3804 Fax

Registrar Coordinator
Robert Case
805.969.3626 Ext. 198
805.565.3804 Fax 



Public Programs and Conferences

Director of Public Programs
Toni D'Anca
805.969.3626 Ext. 355
805.879.7392 Fax

Assistant Director of Public Programs

805.969.3626 Ext. 367
805.879.7392 Fax

Public Programs Administrator

Arron Pawlowicz
805.969.3626 Ext. 368
805.879.7392 Fax

Public Programs Administrator
Natalie Stevenson
805.969.3626 Ext. 366
805.879.7392 Fax


  

Institutional Advancement and Public Relations

Director of Institutional Advancement
and Public Relations

Erik H. Davis
805.969.3626 Ext. 364
805.879.8270 Fax

Web Content Editor
Shawn Riley
805.708.1641

Social Media Coordinator
Nikole Hollenitsch
805.969.3626 Ext. 363


Institutional Research


Director of Institutional Research
Cynthia Anne Hale, Ph.D.
805.969.3626 Ext. 102
805.879.8270 Fax

Institutional Research Assistant
Bill Billet
805.969.3626 Ext. 128
805.879.8270 Fax


  

Information Technology and Library Services

Library:

Director, Library Services
Alain Dussert
805.969.3626 Ext. 143
805.969.1686 Fax

Reference Librarian

Mark Kelly, M.L.S.
805.969.3626 Ext. 144
805.969.1686 Fax
reference@pacifica.edu

Special Collections and Reference Librarian
Richard Buchen, M.L.S.
805.969.3626 Ext. 133
805.969.1686 Fax

Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Assistant
Caitlin Blume
805.969.3626 Ext. 133
805.969.1686 Fax
ill@pacifica.edu


Circulation & Interlibrary Loan Assistant
Helena Gagnon
805.969.3626 Ext. 133
805.969.1686 Fax

Library Services Coordinator
Diana Zakhour
805.969.3626 Ext. 169
805.969.1686 Fax
circulation@pacifica.edu

Circulation Assistants
Jason Bays
805.969.3626 Ext. 115 & 169
805.969.1686 Fax
circulation@pacifica.edu

 

Information Technology:


Senior Director of IT & Operations
Matthew Brown, M.B.A.
805.969.3626 Ext. 375
805.879.8270 Fax

PC/LAN Engineer
Paul Beck
805.969.3626 Ext. 157
805.565.5796 Fax

Help Desk Analyst
Ivan Leon
805.969.3626 Ext. 326
805.879.8270 Fax

Help Desk Analyst
Santos Artiaga
805.969.3626 Ext. 365
805.879.8270 Fax

Database Administrator
Griff Jones
805.969.3626
805.565.5796 Fax

Enterprise Software Support Analyst
Allen Beechick
805.969.3626 Ext. 360
805.879.8270 Fax

Educational Technology Administrator
Jessica Renslow, M.A.
805.969.3626 Ext. 312
805.879.8270 Fax

Educational Technology Analyst
Karla Kim, M.A.
805.969.3626 Ext. 379
805.879.8270 Fax


Bookstore

Bookstore Manager
David Laughlin
805.969.3626 Ext. 372
805.879.7270 Fax

Assistant Bookstore Manager
Susanne Amira
805.969.3626 Ext. 327
805.879.7270 Fax

Book Buyer
Jeff Grimes
805.969.3626 Ext. 373
805.879.7270 Fax

Bookstore Merchandise Coordinator
Vanessa Van Der Kar
805.969.3626 Ext. 327
805.879.7270 Fax

Booksellers
Claude Kiesel, M.A.
 Kathryn Lenihan
805.969.3626 Ext. 327
805.879.7270 Fax
bookstore@pacifica.edu

 



Operations


Administrative Services Coordinator/Reception
Wendy Roulhac
805.969.3626 Ext. 301
805.565.1932 Fax

Administrative and Data Entry Assistant
Heather Slade
805.969.3626 Ext. 166
805.565.1932 Fax

Head Housekeeping . Lambert Campus
Saul Zermeno
805.969.3626 Ext. 156
805.565.1932 Fax

Head Housekeeping . Ladera Campus
Arcelia Hernandez
805.708.9089
805.879.8270 Fax

Landscape Manager
Marshall Chrostowski
805.687.7109
mcfarm@silcom.com

 


Student Housing

Associate Director of Guest Services
Jeff Abraham
805.969.3626 Ext. 330
805.695.0458 Fax

Guest Services Coordinator
Ariana Cortez
805.969.3626 Ext. 310
805.695.0458 Fax


 

Reception

Lambert Campus
Jeannette Day
805.969.3626 Ext. 101
805.565.1932 Fax

Ladera Campus
Jill Simpson
Sylvia Jimenez 
805.969.3626 Ext. 301
805.879.8270 Fax

Lambert Campus - Weekend

805.969.3626 Ext. 101
805.565.1932 Fax

Ladera Campus - Weekend
Diana Ornelas
Wendy Nichols
805.969.3626 Ext. 301
805.879.8270 Fax

 


 

Transportation, Safety and Security

Senior Director of IT & Operations
Matthew Brown, M.B.A.
805.969.3626 Ext. 375
805.879.8270 Fax

Facilities, Transportation, and Safety Director
Thomas Gottwald, M.A.
805.969.3626 Ext. 114
805.565.1932 Fax

Facilities Manager
Jose Juan Zermeno
805.969.3626 Ext. 114
805.565.1932 Fax

Lambert and Ladera
Campus Shuttle Service

805.896.1887
805.896.1888
805.869.1886



Human Resources

Director of Human Resource Services
Cynthia Batastini
805.969.3626 Ext. 158
805.565.8983 Fax

Human Resources Coordinator
Susan Shane
805.969.3626 Ext. 148
805.565.8983 Fax