Barbara B. Sadak, Ph.D.
I am a licensed psychologist and a Jungian analyst specializing in individual psychotherapy and psychoanalysis. I maintain a private practice in San Diego, California. I am on the faculty at the C. G. Jung Study Center of Southern California, Los Angeles.
Common reasons people choose to work with me:
Individual Jungian analysis • Counseling for therapists • Counseling for graduate students • Issues regarding death and dying • Dream work • Issues of personal growth and development • Changes related to stage-of-life transitions • Relationship issues • Stress reduction • Anxiety • Depression • Grief and loss • Communication difficulties • Women’s issues • Individual struggles, becoming who you are intended to be • Personal and spiritual growth • Psycho-oncology issues
I work with a wide range of emotional and behavioral issues providing services that integrate complimentary therapy approaches and techniques with Jungian analysis, relevant to each client’s presenting situation. I offer an individualized approach to my client’s needs to help attain the personal growth and goals they are seeking.
The hopes, feelings, and core values of each client are treated with compassion and respect. It is my experience that as human beings, we all experience challenging situations and life experiences in various ways: relational,personal, emotional, physical and spiritual. Offering support through a difficult situation or for personal growth, I look forward to working with you to achieve your goals.
• Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, CA. 1998
• M.A., Education, University of Minnesota, 1979
• Certified by the C.G. Jung Study Center of Southern California, 2008
Professional Activities and Memberships:
– Director of Training 2010-2011
– Co-Coordinator of Training 2011-2012
– Training Analyst 2009 to present
– Supervising Analyst
I teach seminars on several issues related to analytical psychology about the structure and nature of psyche, dreams and dream work.
Reading Jung’s Collected Works:
I facilitate Jungian reading groups structured around Jung’s Collected Works. These groups are kept small and intimate and allows the participants to experience Jung’s writings and his discovery of the psyche.