Maureen Murdock, PhD

Adjunct Faculty

Maureen Murdock, PhD, is a Jungian-oriented psychotherapist in private practice in Santa Barbara, CA. and holds a certificate in EMDR. She was Chair and Core Faculty of the MA Counseling Psychology Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute and is a clinical supervisor at New Beginnings Counseling Center in Santa Barbara. She is the author of the best-selling book, The Heroine’s Journey, which explores the rich territory of the feminine psyche and delineates the feminine psycho-spiritual journey. Murdock is also the author of Fathers’ Daughters: Breaking the Ties that Bind; Unreliable Truth: On Memoir and Memory; Spinning Inward: Using Guided Imagery with Children; and The Heroine’s Journey Workbook. She edited a anthology of memoir writing entitled Monday Morning Memoirs: Women in the Second Half of Life and her books have been translated into over a dozen languages. Her website is