Dream Tending and Deep Imagination Certificate I Program with Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D.

(Limited Space Available)
The Certificate program will occur online and on the Pacifica Lambert Campus

The Dream Tending and Deep Imagination Certificate I Program is a limited-enrollment program that takes place over four, three-day sessions. The four courses reflect the multiple dimensions of psychic life and the dream. Learning in dream theory and methodology is both content based and experiential. Much of the learning will also take place in the dimension of dream life that is sensitive to aesthetic perceiving, poetic imagining, shamanic intuiting, and the art of not-knowing. The Dream Tending and Deep Imagination Certificate I program offers Continuing Education Credits. Enrollment is limited.

Register Today
To learn more about the Dream Tending Certificate programs, please contact Heidi at Heidi@dreamtending.com and schedule a phone call or Zoom video meeting to discuss questions, program price, and payment plan options.
Limited spaces are available on a first-come first serve basis. We look forward to hearing from you soon!  


Course One — The Living Image—Tool Set
(Essential skills and methods of understanding and tending Dreams)
Monday, May 3 – Wednesday, May 5, 2021
This course will take place in an online format.

Course Two — Nightmares—Tending the Intolerable Image
(A practical approach to discovering the healing possibilities existing in nightmarish images of dreams)
Monday, July 19 – Wednesday, July 21, 2021
This course will take place in an online format.

Course Three — The World’s Dream—Advanced Methods of Animation 
(In these uncertain times, filled with both destructive and generative impulses, a way of listening to the psyche of World speak through the figures of dreams)
Monday, October 18 – Wednesday, October 20, 2021
This course may be simulcast online and on campus.

Course Four — Medicines of the Soul—Dream Healing Practices
(An actual experience in a Healing Sanctuary of Dreams to learn about the healing power of dreams in relation to physical illness)
Monday, January 10 – Wednesday, January 12, 2022
This course may be simulcast online and on campus.

Dr. Stephen AizenstatStephen Aizenstat, Ph.D., is the Founder of Dream Tending, Pacifica Graduate Institute, and Academy of Imaginal Arts and Sciences. He is a world renowned Professor of Depth Psychology, an imagination specialist and innovator. He has served as an organizational consultant to major companies, institutions, Hollywood films, and has lectured extensively in the U.S., Asia and Europe. He is affiliated with the Earth Charter International project through the United Nations where he has spoken. Professor Aizenstat is the Chancellor Emeritus and Founding President of Pacifica Graduate Institute. He has collaborated with many notable masters in the field including Joseph Campbell, James Hillman, Marion Woodman and Robert Johnson.

Professor Aizenstat’s pioneering work has impacted thousands of students, clients, major companies, institutions and influencers through one-on-one sessions, visionary courses, and sold-out lectures, webinars, digital pop-ups and wildly popular global seminars.

General Information

Register Today
To secure your place, we encourage you to call or write Heidi Townshend, the Program Director now in order to explore enrollment options.  Please email heidi@dreamtending.com, call 805-770-0192.

*Continuing Education Credit:
76 continuing education credits are available for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs through the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (provider #67021), for RNs through the California Board of Registered Nurses (provider #CEP 7177), and for psychologists through the California Psychological Association (PAC014). Pacifica Graduate Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Full attendance at the program is required to receive a certificate. A $25 fee will be charged for each certificate requested.

Payment Plans Available:
Please contact heidi@dreamtending.com regarding payment plans.

The tuition for the Dream Tending Certificate program includes instruction and selected reading material.

A limited number of partial scholarships are available to those who find it prohibitive to pay the full cost of the seminar. To apply, send a letter of request explaining the situation with your application. Please be specific regarding your financial circumstances.

Program Cancellation: 
To obtain a refund on your registration fee, send a written cancellation request postmarked no later than March 15, 2021. A refund, less a $100 administrative fee, will be provided until March 15, 2021. No refunds for tuition will be issued after March 15, 2021 and credits will be provided for future programs.  Meal refunds will be determined based on the time of cancellation.