SANTA BARBARA, Calif., April 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Pacifica Graduate Institute –graduate school in the traditions of depth and archetypal psychology – is marking its 40th anniversary with a groundbreaking, Climate of Change and Therapy of Ideas Conference on April 21-24, 2016.
The role of depth and archetypal psychology is to effect permanent growth, life purpose, consciousness, and meaningful interpersonal and intrapersonal relationships. Parlaying Pacifica's long-held contributions in this field, the landmark conference brings together a star chamber group of psychologists, scholars, cultural critics, and artists to identify a new world vision for the betterment of future generations.
"Pacifica's special 40th anniversary commemorative gathering is an important opportunity to come together as a community based in friendship, dedicated to developing a radically new vision about how we relate to each other, the planet, and the culture," said conference presenter, Thomas Moore, a prominent psychotherapist, former monk, and featured host on Oprah's SuperSoul.
Moore is just one of more than 20 renowned presenters participating in the Climate of Change and Therapy of Ideas conference, which includes famed GMO crusader, Dr. Vandana Shiva, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Chris Hedges as well as Stephen Aizenstat, Patricia Berry, Mermer Blakeslee, Joseph Cambray, Edward Casey, Toshio Kawai, Margot McLean, Michael Meade, David Miller, Safron Rossi, Susan Rowland, Michael Sipiora, Glen Slater, Dennis Patrick Slattery, Per Espen Stoknes, Richard Tarnas, Mary Watkins, and Willow Young.
"Forty years ago, at its inception, the Pacifica Graduate Institute was established to support individuals and their families navigating the painful emotional and psychological realities of the post-Vietnam era," said Stephen Aizenstat, Chancellor and Founding President of Pacifica Graduate Institute. "Today, with this conference and with our ongoing graduate programs, our work continues to serve those seeking to transform suffering into personal and professional, community-centered wellbeing."
With ecology serving as one of the focus areas, the Climate of Change and Therapy of Ideas conference coincides with Earth Day, and will be held at the Pacifica campuses located at the epicenter of the global environmental movement, Santa Barbara, California.
The conference will be held at 801 Ladera Lane, Santa Barbara, California, 93108.
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About Pacifica Graduate Institute
Pacifica Graduate Institute, with two campuses in Santa Barbara, California, is a WASC-accredited graduate school offering masters and doctoral degree programs in depth psychology, mythological studies, and the humanities. The Institute has established an educational environment that nourishes respect for cultural diversity and individual differences, and a rigorous academic community with a spirit of free and open inquiry. Students have access to an impressive array of resources including the Opus Archives and Research Center.
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