Pacifica Experience August 18-20

Pacifica Experience August 18-20
This extraordinary weekend event is a great opportunity to fully explore the Pacifica graduate degree offerings and will include the following: Experience Pacifica's unique interdisciplinary graduate degree programs through faculty-led, program-specific information meetings and presentations Hear renowned analyst Pat Berry speak on the topic of Archetypal Psychology Listen to acting President Joseph Cambray discuss the archetypal aspects of career and personal individuation Experience Pacifica’s creation story from Founding President and Chancellor Dr. Steve Aizenstat Discover how Pacifica Alumni are realizing their career vision in the world Meet with staff offering student services (writing tutoring, library resources, special needs) Engage with faculty and connect with like-minded individuals who may be part of your potential cohort Discover depth psychological perspectives in a simulated classroom Tour OPUS Archives and Research Center, which houses the Joseph Campbell, James Hillman, and Marion Woodman library and archives  Explore classrooms, learning facilities, and housing on both campuses Receive assistance towards completion of your application Talk with Financial Aid, the Business Office, and other department representatives Learn about current and upcoming scholarship opportunities Discover upcoming workshops and programs offered by The Retreat at Pacifica including: Certificate Programs in Memoir Writing and Trauma Treatment, and our forthcoming Conference, “Trauma + Transcendence: Depth Psychology, Spirituality and the Sacred” A registration fee includes all of Saturday’s morning and afternoon activities, lunch, and a Pacifica Bookstore Gift Certificate. Pacifica’s application fee will be waived for attendees. The Community barbeque dinner and Re-Imagining Careers events are free to all and you do not have to attend the Saturday Pacifica Experience events to attend them, though we do ask that you register for them. Space is limited and advance registration is required.  You are also invited to a Saturday afternoon barbecue and gathering where you can meet like-minded students alongside Pacifica faculty and staff. If you are curious about how you could transform the next three or four years of your life, take the first step and come meet us on campus during this lovely time here in Santa Barbara.  Weekend Schedule: August 18th – Psychology On The Edge – 7:00 PM – 9:00 PMConversations on suppression, resistance and transformations in the field. August 19th – The Pacifica Experience – 10:00 AM – 4:00 PMExperience Pacifica’s unique interdisciplinary graduate degree programs through faculty-led, program-specific information meetings and presentations. August 19th – Complimentary Community Dinner – 5:30 PM to 8:00 PMWe will provide a complimentary barbecue community dinner for free to all Pacifica students, alumni, and community members. August 20th – Re-Imagining Careers – 9:00AM to 12:00 PMThis event will be centered on the development of careers for our students, with specific focus dedicated to the individuation process and imagination generated by our students during their coursework and dissertation writing. Community Dinner and Re-Imagining Careers In conjunction with the Pacifica Experience, we also will provide a complimentary barbecue community dinner from 5:30 to 8:00 PM, available for free to all Pacifica students, alumni, and community members. We will feature local food from the Santa Barbara area, including Pacifica’s own organic garden. We will also feature local drinks from the Santa Barbara area, as well as local music. The event will be held at Pacifica’s Lambert campus, and parking will be available for free at Lambert, or at our Ladera campus. On Sunday, August 20th, Pacifica will also offer a complimentary event in conjunction with the Pacifica Experience, Re-imagining Careers, at the Lambert campus, South Hall. This event will be from 9 AM to 12 PM and will be centered on the development of careers for our students, with specific focus dedicated to the individuation process and imagination generated by our students during their coursework, thesis and dissertation writing. A group of speakers, who are successful Pacifica graduates, current students, and faculty members, will talk about their experiences at Pacifica as students, and how they came to be in the professional positions they are in now. Near the end of the event, we will also have a round-table discussion between speakers and the audience. We do ask that if you intend to go to these events, you register for the Community Dinner and Re-Imagining Careers event in addition to the Pacifica Experience: One-Day Introduction, so we can get an accurate count for food preparations. Speakers include: Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. Craig Chalquist – Craig earned a Ph.D. from the Depth Psychology program and has been department chair of the East-West Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies and a former core faculty member in the Department of Consciousness & Transformative Studies at John F. Kennedy University. He currently is the Associate Provost at Pacifica. Gioia, Jacobsen, M.A. Gioia earned a M.A. from the Counseling Psychology program and is a Licensed Mariage and Family Therapist, in Calfornia. She currently is the Clinical Training Associate for the Masters in Counseling Psychology program at Pacifica. William Jones, Ph.D. William earned a Ph.D. from the Clinical Psychology program and is a Registered Psychological Assistant, in California, and currently is at La Vie Counseling Center in the Los Angeles area. He was also a Postdoctoral Felllow at Occidental College. William Linn, Ph.D. William earned a Ph.D. from the Mythological Studies program and is Director of General Education at the Relativity School in Los Angeles, CA. He has also co-hosted a radio show that he created for the Santa Barbara News Press and Joseph Campbell Foundation Mythological Round Tables called Mythosophia. Gabrielle Milanich, Ph.D. Gabrielle earned a Ph.D. from the Depth Psychology program, and has been Project Coordinator and Volunteer Manager at the OPUS Archive and Research Center. She is Co-Chair of the Ecopsychology Network of Southern California, and is also a Certified Ecotherapist. Lizzie Rodriguez, M.A.Lizzie is a 5th year student completing her PhD from the Community Psychology, Liberation Psychology, and Ecopsyhology program. She is the Chief Collaborative Coordinator of the Restorative Community Network, working closely with law enforcement, probation, community service providers, and the community at large. Lizzie was recently appointed to the Tenant Protection Task Force for the City of Santa Barbara. LOCATION: The Lambert Road Campus, 249 Lambert Road, Carpinteria, CA 93013 is on the site of a former private estate that was built in 1924. Special efforts have been taken to enhance and maintain the campus in a manner appropriate to the history of the property and its geographic location. In addition to classrooms and lecture halls, the 13-acre Lambert Road campus houses faculty and administrative offices, the Graduate Research Library, The Joseph Campbell & Marija Gimbutas Special Collections Library, extensive organic gardens, and labyrinth. GUESTS: Attendees may purchase extra tickets for their guests at the bottom of the order form. MEALS: Lunch on the day of the Introduction is provided to encourage ongoing dialogue and community exchange throughout the day. Pacifica's caterers provide healthy meals for our attendees and their guests. Continental breakfast will also be available to attendees and their guests on the day of The Pacifica Experience. There will also be the Saturday evening BBQ from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. No other meal services are available. ACCOMMODATIONS: Attendees and their guests wishing to stay overnight at the Ladera Campus on Friday, August 18th or Saturday, August 19th can purchase accommodations at the bottom of the order form. The standard room rate is 0.88 per night. Accommodations are simple, dormitory-style rooms with a shared bath and shower. Bed linens and towels are provided. Reservations for rooms must be made prior to arrival. Cancellations made less than five (5) days prior to the arrival date will incur a 100% charge.You can also, take a look at hotels in the area.  TRAVEL: Major airlines provide service into the Los Angeles International Airport located 90 miles south of Santa Barbara and into the Santa Barbara Municipal Airport, approximately 18 miles north of the Campus. Pacifica does not offer transportation services to or from the airport. Please refer to our guest services page for transportation resources.  DISABILITY SERVICES ON CAMPUS: It is the policy of Pacifica’s Housing Department to accommodate attendees and their guests with disabilities in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations. Please let us know in advance if you have special needs or require assistance due to a disabling condition while you or your guest is attending a campus event. If you are accompanied by a service dog, please contact Disability Services directly (805.679.6125), as all animals visiting campus must have pre-approval. For additional information regarding Pacifica’s policies, visit Pacifica's Disability Services web page. FAQs What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Open parking on campus for this event. Where can I contact the organizer with any questions? Please contact the Office of Admissions at 805.879.7305.

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