Craig Chalquist, Ph.D. is a core faculty member in East-West Psychology at the California Institute of Integral Studies and a former core (but still adjunct) faculty member in the Department of Consciousness & Transformative Studies (College of Graduate and Professional Studies) at John F. Kennedy University. He is also an academic adviser and adjunct faculty at Antioch University, Prescott College, and Pacifica Graduate Institute and the online General Psychology instructor for College of the Siskiyous.
Dr. Chalquist has worked as a family therapist, conflict resolution facilitator, lecturer, and group facilitator. He earned his PhD at Pacifica Graduate Institute, where he studied depth psychology with an ecological approach. A thesis adviser, dissertation coordinator, and research director, he has taught depth psychology, ecopsychology, family therapy, couples therapy, brief therapy, theories of therapy, theories of personality, social science research, history of psychology, Jung, William James, dream analysis, transpersonal psych, Systems Theory, and mythology at six Bay Area schools. While working as a therapist he spent six years providing group counseling for men and women referred for mandatory therapy.
Craig is a Certified Master Gardener through the University of California Cooperative Extension, where he also earned a certificate in Sustainable Landscaping and also holds a certificate in Permaculture Design.
Craig's publications include Terrapsychology: Reengaging the Soul of Place came out in 2007, Deep California in 2008, and he is co-editor with Linda Buzzell-Saltzman, MFT of Ecotherapy: Healing with Nature in Mind, Sierra Club's 2009 sequel to Ecopsychology: Restoring the Earth, Healing the Mind. 2009 also saw publication of Storied Lives: Discovering and Deepening Your Personal Myth and The Tears of Llorona: A Californian Odyssey of Place, Myth, and Homecoming. In 2010 he published The Folly of Repetition and the Wisdom of Remembrance: 30 Crucial Neglected Lessons of History and edited the anthology Rebearths: Conversations with a World Ensouled. [All books available here at Amazon.com.]
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