Founding Member and Executive Director
Dr. Lionel Corbett trained in medicine and psychiatry in England and as a Jungian Analyst at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago. His primary interests are the religious function of the psyche, especially how personal religious experience is relevant to individual psychology; the development of psychotherapy as a spiritual practice; and the interface of Jungian psychology and contemporary psychoanalytic thought. Dr. Corbett is a professor of depth psychology at Paciﬁca Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California, where he teaches depth psychology. He is the author of numerous professional papers and four books: Psyche and the sacred, The religious function of the psyche, The sacred cauldron: Psychotherapy as a spiritual practice, and The soul in anguish: Psychotherapeutic approaches to suffering. He is the co-editor of books such as Jung and aging; Depth psychology, meditations in the field; Psychology at the threshold; and Psyche's stories: Jungian interpretations of fairy tales.
Founding Member and Director
Audrey Curra earned her Master's degree in Counseling Psychology, with an emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. She volunteers at a non-profit community counseling center in Sherman Oaks, California. Her passion for exploring Jung’s approach to the sacred emerged out of her work as a performer and artist. Her performance work focuses on an embodied investigation of the psyche through movement, ritual, music, and voice. She continues to study the body-psyche connection through the use of Authentic Movement and Somatic psychology. At PSCC, Audrey manages lecture and seminar organization and registration, non-profit finance, and donations, as well as facilitating a movement practice with seminar attendees during seminar sessions. She can be reached directly at Audrey@psycheandthesacred.org.
Founding Member and Director
Tara Gilmaher is a body-mind psychotherapist with a focus in integrative therapies and healing practices. She is currently pursuing licensure as a marriage and family psychotherapist and a Ph.D. depth psychology program. Tara has also practiced as a Clinical Hypnotherapist, having earned credentials in hypnosis, behavior modification, mindfulness, meditation, somatic release, energetic balancing traditions, non-violent communication and mediation, shamanic work, and helping people recover from the effects of trauma. In addition, Tara has a diverse background working in the arts and entertainment industry—both abroad and on international teams, as a doula and parenting educator, lecturing at universities, and working with disabled populations. She grew up with horses, livestock, and working and performing at the Renaissance Pleasure Faire. Tara is a founding member of PSCC. Anyone interested in hosting seminars, contributing skills, services to the board of directors, or program development suggestions and questions can email Tara at Contact@psycheandthesacred.org
Mim Colllins, Psy.D., LMFT is a licensed Marriage & Family Therapy who earned her doctorate degree in 2001 in Psychoanalysis. Mim has been licensed and in private practice for more than 4 decades, since 1975. In all these years, Dr. Collins has seen a wealth of changes in the mental health profession. From before cell phones to and through the Covid-19 crises, she has adapted from giving library talks to using only tele-health to keep connected to her patients. She has spent many years integrating a multitude of theoretical approaches, culminating in her current work as an in-depth therapist. She conducts her private practice in Valley Village, California.
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