Satya Doyle Byock
Satya Doyle Byock received her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, a school emphasizing Depth Psychology and the work of Carl Jung. She completed her thesis on the “The First Half of Life” within Jungian Psychology, and the Quarter-Life Crisis, exploring the ways that demographic and cultural shifts have contributed to an epidemic crisis among individuals in their teens, 20s, and 30s.
Prior to beginning work as a clinician, she did in humanitarian work in Sri Lanka and Colombia, and worked in various business and non-profit industries in the States, including The Philemon Foundation, which exists to publish the unpublished archives and seminars of Carl Jung.
She haS published on the topic of “The Quarter-Life Crisis” and coming of age in the modern era in the journal Psychological Perspectives and elsewhere. She has led seminars on Joseph Campbell’s Hero’s Journey, and Carl Jung’s Red Book at Portland’s Literary Arts, and has conducted other workshops on dreams and the unconscious at the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art (PICA), the Pacific Northwest College of Art (PNCA), and other organizations in Portland. She writes regularly on dreams and the wisdom of the unconscious at Back of the Brain.com