Teaching

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I love teaching, and never stop learning from my students, who are a continual affirmation of hope in the face of so much bleak news of the world. I deeply appreciate the chance to learn from so many inspiring people in the classroom every day.

Here is a sampling of college courses I’ve taught regularly since 1990:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Psychology of Consciousness
  • Psychology of Dreams
  • Psychopathology
  • Theories of Personality
  • Introduction to Counseling Theory and Practice
  • Jungian Studies in Depth Psychology
  • Dream Salon (Collaborative teaching with Tom Verner, PhD)
  • Waterworlds (Collaborative teaching with Barry Snyder, MFA)
  • Introduction to Transpersonal Psychology
  • Symbolism: language of the soul
  • Healing and the Mind
  • Lifespan Development
  • The Refugee Experience
  • Small Group Communication
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Introduction to Public Relations
  • Ethics in Communication
  • Principles of Business Communication
  • Media and Society
  • Mass Media Communications
  • News in the Information Age
  • Public Speaking
  • Effective Writing
  • Race Class Gender and Ethnicity
  • IDP Mentor and faculty, Burlington College 1995-2008
  • Also: Many Independent Degree Program course modules for individualized study

Workshops include:

  • Introduction to Grantwriting
  • Psychology of the Scapegoat
  • Spiritual Astrology
  • Mask and Self
  • Conversational French
  • Body and Soul: Art and Psychology (Collaborative with Janet Fredericks, MFA)
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