Persephone’s Garden: A Tribute to Dr. Christine Downing

Persephone’s Garden: A Tribute to Dr. Christine Downing Dr. Christine Downing has guided countless students to the sacred groves of the goddess within. For many, it has been a journey of [...]

Dark Times – A Response Using Tarot Cards

Dark Times – A Response Using Tarot Cards By Chris Miller I read the essay “Dark Times” (posted in these pages on September 10, 2021) and immediately saw in it my own experience of “powerlessness [...]

Dark Times

Dark Times by Beth Anne Boardman Well, it’s been quite a five years. Quite a six years. Quite a year. Two years. However long you trace your suffering back, I hope you have found some rays of [...]

Save the Date: Diversity and Inclusion Council Fall Symposium – Sept. 27

Diversity and Inclusion Council Fall Symposium Focusing on the Pacifica Dissertation Experience Sep 27, 2021 04:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)   Dear Pacifica Community, The Diversity [...]

MLK Santa Barbara – Planning for 2022 Events

MLK Santa Barbara – Planning for 2022 Events Dear Community Supporter, Thank you so much for your support during this challenging time. We were not able to present our normal activities [...]

The Grieving Tree Project – June 6–13th

The Grieving Tree Project The Grieving Tree project provides participants with a safe space to grieve, mourn, and reflect on their losses under a mulberry tree on the Pacifica Graduate [...]

Diversity & Inclusion Council Forum – May 3

Diversity & Inclusion Council Forum Join us May 3, 2021 at 4:00 PM Pacific Time   Preamble from Academic Senate for Distribution of Open Letter to British Journal of Psychotherapy After [...]

New Myths in Black and Indigenous Art and Film

New Myths in Black and Indigenous Art and Film In this 4-week course, mythologist and multidisciplinary artist Dr. Li Sumpter offers a breakdown of the Heroine’s Journey model evident in [...]

Statement by PGIAA Regarding the Mass Shooting in Atlanta, Georgia

Statement by Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association (PGIAA) Regarding the Mass Shooting in Atlanta, Georgia on 17 March 2021 Earlier this week we witnessed a horrific targeted shooting in [...]

The Dream: A Forgotten Call to Action?

The Dream: A Forgotten Call to Action? By Marvin Richards Growing up like many children in my generation, I was taught about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and his “Dream.” I wanted to follow in Dr. [...]