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

(Limited Space Available)

February 7, 2022 – August 3, 2022

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 separate 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 and enrollment is limited.

We are pleased to report that we have added some important elements to the Certificate I Dream Tending program.  We will start with a one-day workshop of orientation, “Coming Together- The Calling Before the Journey” happening prior to our first module. During this day, you will receive the tools and resources that will provide the keys to start the process of Dream Tending. We will be previewing the entire four-module course of study and offer dream incubation methods to help you further deepen into the realms of dream and imagination.

Beginning on February 7th, 2022, we will conduct the three-day Module One course.  We have just learned, with safety protocols in place, that the campus at Pacifica Graduate Institute will be open to the public starting in Winter, which allows us to host four sessions in residence. We are adding a June session (June 6th – 8th, 2022) so all four modules will begin two months apart. In addition, we are creating a personal, interactive online simulcast opportunity for our international participants and others who desire the online option.

There is no extra cost for this addition to our program, and payment plans and limited scholarships will continue to be available. Please contact Samantha Eddy, the Program Coordinator, with any questions at Samantha@dreamtending.com or 805-770-0192.

Course Schedule

February 7, 2022 – August 3, 2022

Course One

The Living Image—Tool Set
Essential skills and methods of understanding and tending Dreams

Monday, February 7 – Wednesday, February 9, 2022
This course will be simulcast online and on campus.

Course Two

Nightmares—Tending the Intolerable Image
A practical approach to discovering the healing possibilities existing in nightmarish images of dreams

Monday, April 11 – Wednesday, April 13, 2022
This course will be simulcast online and on campus.

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, June 6 – Wednesday, June 8, 2022
This course will 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, August 1 – Wednesday, August 3, 2022
This course may be simulcast online and on campus.

Earn Continuing Education Credits

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.

Recent Testimonials

From the Dream Tending Open House that aired on October 14th

Karla Refoxo
Randal Lea
Lev Krasnoselskiy
Chanin Hardwick

Application Process

To learn more about the Dream Tending Certificate programs, please contact Samantha at Hello@dreamtending.com or 805-770-0192 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. You may email your application to Hello@dreamtending.com with the responses to the following questions:

  1. Please provide the number and type of Dr. Stephen Aizenstat’s Dream Tending and/or related programs you have attended.
  2. Please share your present life situation in relation to undertaking an advanced intensive in Dream Tending.
  3. Please provide a self-evaluation of your current skill level in relation to dreamwork.

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Meet Dr. Stephen Aizenstat


Stephen 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. He has collaborated with many notable masters in the field including Joseph Campbell, James Hillman, Marion Woodman, and Robert Johnson.

General Information

Apply Today
To APPLY AND secure your place, we encourage you to call or write Samantha, the Program Director now in order to explore enrollment options.  Please email Hello@dreamtending.com, or call 805-770-0192.

Please email your application to Hello@dreamtending.com with the responses to the following questions:

Application Questions

  1. Please provide the number and type of Dr. Stephen Aizenstat’s Dream Tending and/or related programs you have attended.
  2. Please share your present life situation in relation to undertaking an advanced intensive in Dream Tending.
  3. Please provide a self-evaluation of your current skill level in relation to dreamwork.

*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 hello@dreamtending.com regarding payment plans.

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

Scholarships
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 September 7, 2021. A refund, less a $100 administrative fee, will be provided until September 7, 2021. No refunds for tuition will be issued after September 7, 2021, and credits will be provided for future programs.

Location

Use of Pacifica Graduate Institute Lambert campus is pending on Pacifica’s campus reopening plans.