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DENNIS PATRICK SLATTERY, PH.D.

Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph. D., is a member of the Core Faculty in Mythological Studies, Pacifica Graduate Institute. He is the author of 12 books, including 3 volumes of poetry, two with accompanying CDs. His poetry has appeared in many journals and magazines over the years. He has written more than 200 articles and reviews that focus on the confluence of culture, spirit, soul, myth and poetics. Dr. Slattery's work includes The Idiot: Dostoevsky's Fantastic Prince and The Wounded Body: Remembering the Markings of Flesh (Suny Series in Psychoanalysis and Culture), and Station-To-Station: A Monastic Memoir. He is co-editor with Lionel Corbett of Depth Psychology: Meditations in the Field as well as Psychology at the Threshold, and a volume of poetry, Casting the Shadows: Selected Poems...
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Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph. D., is a member of the Core Faculty in Mythological Studies, Pacifica Graduate Institute. He is the author of 12 books, including 3 volumes of poetry, two with accompanying CDs. His poetry has appeared in many journals and magazines over the years. He has written more than 200 articles and reviews that focus on the confluence of culture, spirit, soul, myth and poetics. Dr. Slattery's work includes The Idiot: Dostoevsky's Fantastic Prince and The Wounded Body: Remembering the Markings of Flesh (Suny Series in Psychoanalysis and Culture), and Station-To-Station: A Monastic Memoir. He is co-editor with Lionel Corbett of Depth Psychology: Meditations in the Field as well as Psychology at the Threshold, and a volume of poetry, Casting the Shadows: Selected Poems...
Dennis is a core faculty member who helped shape the development of the Mythological Studies program. He has been teaching for 44 years from elementary to secondary, undergraduate, and graduate programs. He has received the prominent rank of Distinguished Core Faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute. His areas of emphasis include the poetic imagination, writing and reading as mythic activities, the relation of psyche, spirit and matter, and the place of contemplation within the academic setting. He is the author of several books including...
Slattery taught for 40 years in elementary, secondary, undergraduate, and graduate programs. He received the rank of Distinguished Core Faculty at Pacifica Graduate Institute. Slattery writes and lectures about the poetic imagination, writing and reading as mythic activities, the relation of psyche, spirit and matter, and the place of contemplation within the academic setting. He has also studied the psychology of writers through examination of their work...
Dennis Patrick Slattery Ph.D.,  has been teaching for more than 50 years, the last 26 of which has been in the Mythological Studies Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California, where he is currently Emeritus Faculty. He is also a Core Faculty Member at Jung Platform since 2017. He is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of 30 volumes, including 7 volumes of poetry and one novel co-authored with Charles Asher.
Dennis has taught for the past 45 years, beginning with Elementary Special Education, then high school, undergraduate and for the past 20 years, Mythological Study students as well as those in Depth Psychology, Depth Psychotherapy, Counseling and Clinical Psychology programs at Pacifica Graduate Institute. He is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor, of 24 books including seven volumes of poetry, two with accompanying CDs; he also co-authored one novel. He has published over 200 articles on popular culture, mythology, psychology, cultural phenomena in book chapters, newspaper and magazine articles and on-line publications. As a result of writing this collection of essays on creativity with Jennifer and Deborah, Dennis has designed and now implemented a course on Creative Writing and Personal Myth, which he is currently teaching to second year Mythology students at Pacifica Graduate Institute.
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