Mary Watkins, Ph.D., is chair of the M.A./Ph.D. Depth Psychology Program, a founding co-chair of its Community, Liberation, Indigenous, and Eco-Psychologies Specialization, and Coordinator of Community and Ecological Fieldwork at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, CA. She is the author of Mutual Accompaniment and the Creation of the Commons, as well as the author of Waking Dreams, Invisible Guests: The Development of Imaginal Dialogues. She is co-author of Toward Psychologies of Liberation, Talking with Young Children About Adoption, Up Against the Wall: Re-Imagining the U.S.-Mexico Border, and a co-editor of “Psychology and the Promotion of Peace” (Journal of Social Issues, 44, 2).
She has worked as a clinical psychologist with adults, children and families, and with small and large groups around issues of peace, envisioning the future, diversity, vocation, immigration, and social justice. For the last 17 years, she has addressed the humanitarian issues at the U.S.-Mexico border, as wel