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Depth Psychology with specialization in Integrative Therapy and Healing Practices


 Job Description 

Core Faculty Member 

Depth Psychology with specialization in Integrative Therapy and Healing Practices 


The program is searching for a core faculty member who fulfills the following requirements: 

  •  Seven to ten years of clinical experience with individuals, groups, or in organizational settings, using a depth perspective with a systems awareness
  •  Extensive knowledge of depth psychology as indicated by prior training and experience such as acquisition of an analytic certification from a Jungian-based or psychodynamic institute or other similar indications of personal competence in this area
  •  A significant history of research and publication in the area of depth psychology, particularly as it relates to practice in the field
  •  A history of successful teaching at the post-graduate level of five to seven years

 Qualities sought in applicants:

  • A history of involvement in group dynamics
  • Administrative experience, particularly in educational institutions
  • Interest in and evidence of past participation in the promotion of educational programs through networking, public speaking, and other approaches
  • Participation in the creation of marketing strategies appropriate to the program in consultation with the organization’s marketing specialists and other faculty.

This core faculty position is open in an innovative doctoral program in Depth Psychology that offers an integrative approach to the art and science of therapeutic practice. The program re-imagines and contemporizes approaches to therapeutic practice, and enhances and supports the individuation work of students within the context of the personal, social, and cultural challenges of our communities and our world. Students in the program deepen into their own healing work, and collaborate closely with leading faculty as they develop into uniquely capable clinicians and scholars who will make important and original contributions to their fields. Students in the program must have achieved an MA degree in a therapeutic profession and must have an ongoing practice as an integrative healer. Student backgrounds include those with MFT, LPC, MSN with clinical specialization or MSW degrees (pre or post-licensure); Spiritual Counselors and Chaplains, particularly those with a specialization in Clinical Pastoral Education; Health and Medical practitioners; Expressive Arts therapists; Addiction specialists; Systems therapists; and other allied specialties. The program integrates essential healing traditions and contemporary research, drawing from indigenous and ancient practices and multicultural and contemporary perspectives. The program also explores the rapidly expanding developments in the scientific study of human experience and consciousness.

Faculty and students work together as a learning community focused on exploring the complicated and rich connections between psychology, spirituality, and healing. The unique quality of this program depends on the experience of psychological depth it facilitates in its students, which is a reflection of the psychological depth of the program’s faculty.

Summary of qualifications: This position requires a PhD in a clinical discipline, an active clinical license and practice, a body of publications in the field showing the capacity for original and meaningful contributions to the field of depth psychological scholarship, considerable teaching experience at the post-graduate level, and a demonstrated capacity for leadership in educational or other settings.

Includes a full benefit package with 401(k) and ESOP.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, including salary history, and three professional references to:

Pacifica Graduate Institute
Department of Human Resources
249 Lambert Road
Carpinteria, CA 93013


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