1:00 – 1:10 PM

Welcome & Intro

Kelly Carlin, Whether she’s talking on her podcast, “Waking from the American Dream,” teaching live or online workshops about seeing/transforming the stories we unconsciously live out, or interviewing today’s top comics on her SiriusXM show

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1:10 – 1:20 PM

Breakout Introductions & Announcements

Introductions from each Regional PGIAA group + How to get involved with regional groups, event agenda, showcase submissions, chancellor’s awards, author’s spotlight.

1:20 – 1:30 PM


Expanded introduction on themes: world in crisis, resilience, and hope, plus update on local disasters and effects on Pacifica campuses and community

1:30 – 2:10 PM

“A Self-Made Journey to Congruence: How Depth Psychology Sparks Resilience and Growth”

Keynote PresenterNely Galán, a Pacifica alum of the Clinical program, and a self-made media mogul. author of the New York Times Best Selling book, SELF MADE, Becoming Empowered, Self-Reliant and Rich in Every Way (2016).

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2:10 – 2:25 PM

Community Dialogue

Breakout groups of 6-8 people for discussion about theme and what they’ve heard

2:30 – 3:10 PM

“Imaginal Remembering: Finding the Crossroads of a Resilient Self and a Hopeful Imagination”

Based on the profound wisdom of DreamTending©, Imaginal Remembering is a psychological journey that invites our memories, like dream figures, to be witnessed as wise and meaningful images of the soul. When we free memories from the notion they are fixed representations of the past and engage with them as lively and responsive psychic images, we find they bring gifts of personal transformation, deep healing, and resplendent creativity.

Daphne Dodson, Ph.D., a research psychologist, writer, and an excavator and curator of the stories of our lived experiences who completed her Ph.D. in the Jungian and Archetypal Studies program at Pacifica.

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3:10 – 3:50 PM

“Amazing Grace: Transcending the Frenetic or Paralytic Relationship Between Hope and Despair”

C. G. Jung believed that religion’s—and by comparison, therapy’s—greatest gift was giving people what they need to live a meaningful life: faith, hope, love, and understanding. He called these “the four great gifts of grace,” which can both heal the suffering and liberate the soul of humanity.

Jennifer Leigh Selig, Ph.D., an alum and faculty member at Pacifica Graduate Institute. She’s been an educator for 30 years, and is the author of many books, articles, screenplays, and a few bad poems from her early 20’s that are best forgotten.

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3:50 – 4:15 PM

Closing Conversation

An organic moderated conversation with voluntary sharing of dreams, poems, images, stories and feedback from community (Chat and raising hands)

4:15 – 4:30 PM

Wrap Up + Announcements

Introduce Letters of Hope, Reminder for Showcase Submissions and how to access Authors Spotlight and Chancellor’s Awards

4:35 – 4:45 PM

Closing Ritual

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