Dream Tending Mentors of the Academy Program with Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D.

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The Live Certificate program will occur online and in-person on the *Pacifica Lambert Campus

The Certificate I, II, and III Programs all build out the skill level of Dream Tending. The Mentors of the Academy of Imaginal Arts and Sciences Program is designed to foster excellence in the ability to carry these skills into learning environments, community practice, and academic settings. Partnering with the leading minds of dream, depth psychology, and imaginal healing, the Mentors of the Academy program offers opportunities for skilled Dream Tenders to carry their work further into their own passion so that they may inspire the passion of others through this deeply sourced approach.

Participants inspire others through modeling, mentoring, or teaching. They translate Dream Tending skills and principles into core practices out in the world. Artist–activists develop an extensive imaginal portfolio. Dream Tending elders facilitate emerging Dream Tenders. Organizational consultants catalyze innovation. In these ways, Mentors of the Academy energize, learn, and lead for breakthrough transformation in service to the strengths of the living images.

Live and Interactive Course Overview

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Module One

The Dreaming Body
Define the pathway project and strategic approach. Dreaming in and as the body, reconnect to the regenerative energies of Earth.

(This live course will be simulcast online and is planned to be located on campus.)

Module Two

The Numinous Universe
Develop approaches to mobilizing resources and taking advantage of personalized mentorship. Tools and technos increase imaginal intelligence and connect with innate genius.

(This live course will be simulcast online and is planned to be located on campus.)

Module Three

The Deepening Soul
Apply the skills of Dream Tending and deep imagination to address collective and personal trauma in the world. Use dream to nurture the healing, questing, remembering soul.

(This live course will be simulcast online and is planned to be located on campus.)

Module Four

The Emerging Possible
Synthesize the convergence of skills, approaches, and the outcomes of souls’ service along the emerging pathways of Dream Tending’s continued emergence in the world. Mentors open their projects to the pull of the future.

(This live course will be simulcast online and is planned to be located on campus.)

Mentors of the Academy Benefits

  1. In a supportive community, mentors build competence and confidence
  2. Students learn ways of taking the practice of Dream Tending and deep imagination into institutional, organizational, and clinical settings
  3. Graduates become Mentors of the Academy of Imaginal Arts and Sciences

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Application Process

To learn more about the Dream Tending Certificate programs, please contact Samantha at Hello@dreamtending.com or 805-770-0195 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

Enroll Today
To enroll and secure your place, we encourage you to call or write Samantha, the Program Director now in order to explore enrollment options.  Please email programs@DreamTending.com, or call 805-770-0195.

Schedule a Time to Talk

Please feel free to schedule a time to contact Samantha Eddy, the Program Coordinator by clicking here, or email with any questions at programs@DreamTending.com or call 805-770-0195.

Payment Plans Available
Please contact programs@DreamTending.com regarding payment plans.

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

Cancellations 21 days or more prior to the program start date receive a 100% refund of program registrations. After 21 days, no refund is available, but the balance will be transferred to a future program.