How to Help: Borderline Shooting & California Fires

How to Help:  Thousand Oaks Shooting Victims [...]

How to Help the Victims of the California Wildfires

photos from Two major wildfires in Southern California and one in the north are wreaking devastation across the state, already having killed at least 31 people and forcing some 150,000 [...]

Our Hearts Again Open with Love

This day our hearts again open with love. A meaningless shooting at a college bar in nearby Thousand Oaks resulted in tragic loss. Twelve people were killed, most students in their early [...]

Support in Community by Joseph Cambray

Dear Community: It is with profound sadness in our collective grief that I write about the mass shooting that occurred last night right here in Ventura County during a “college night” at a bar in [...]

Love Wins by Beth Anne Boardman, PhD

By – Beth Anne Boardman, PhD (Mythological Studies, 2012) Watching current events, some of us fall into vats of anger and despair.  We may experience hopelessness, helplessness, depression.  [...]

Immigration Statement from Joe Cambray, Ph.D.

Immigration Statement As Clinical Psychologists, Depth Psychologists, and Marriage and Family Therapists teaching at Pacifica Graduate Institute, we feel compelled to publicly offer our [...]


We are pleased to announce the launch our Returning the Gift Initiative, created by Dr. Jo Todd and PGIAA Regional Coordinators, with the belief that each of us received a gift from our time at [...]

Support Network Launch Announcement

Dear Esteemed Pacifica Alumni, The recent Thomas Fire and subsequent mudslides in the Montecito, Santa Barbara, Carpinteria, and Ventura areas have affected many of our local friends and [...]

As Pacifica Recovers . . .

Dear Alums, I am writing this to you at a time of “recovery” as Pacifica. Though our upper campus on Ladera Ln. remains in the mandatory evacuation zone as repairs to neighborhood infrastructure [...]

A Message from Dr. Joseph Cambray

The Lambert campus will reopen this coming Tuesday for staff and faculty, after the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday on Monday.  During this time we may draw support from his reflections such as: [...]