classroom depth psychology

Pacifica Graduate Institute's M.A./Ph.D. Program in Depth Psychology is developing a 21st century depth psychology which extends beyond the consulting room into working with the individual, community, cultural, and ecological issues of our time. While exploring the traditions and frontiers of depth psychology, students are mentored in engagement with its imaginal, community, and research practices. 

This is a full doctoral program that integrates the M.A. degree within the doctoral sequence in three areas of study:

Traditions and Legacies of Depth Psychology
Frontiers and Re-Visions of Depth Psychology
Research and Engagements in Depth Psychology


The students, faculty, and alumni of Pacifica Graduate Institute's M.A./Ph.D. Program in Depth Psychology are making a real difference in the world. We'd like to share some of their stories with you. Click on the links (above right) to learn more about the stories behind program.

See what alumni are doing with their degree. Read about research stories from the Depth Psychology Program where there is an amazing 97% dissertation completion rate. View examples of Community/Ecological Fieldwork projects and see what campus life is like at Pacifica.

"Everything is held together with stories. That is all that is holding us together, stories and compassion." - Barry Holstun Lopez