Richard Duning & Madeline McMurray: Dream & Image

Madeline McMurray, Ph.D.

837 Third Street, Eureka, CA, 95501
Marriage and Family Therapist #2234

Therapist, lecturer, artist, writer, seminar leader and guest lecturer.Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist working from the perspective of Archetypal Psychology.Member of the Calif. Association of Marriage and Family Therapist North Coast Association of Family Therapists The Association for the Study of Dreams.


1978 – B.A. – special major – Religious Studies, Humboldt State University. Teaching assistant in sociology and religious studies.

1982 – Masters Degree – Counseling Psychology, Humboldt State University. Placements at Humboldt County Child Protective Services and Davis House, HSU.

1977 – 1985 – Training in Jungian Psychology, The guild for Psychological Studies, San Francisco. CA. Using biblical scholarship, the study of mythology, and the psychology of C.G. Jung, The Guild is a study center for the integration of religion and psychology.

1990 – Ph.D. – Sierra University: A University Without Walls. Special emphasis in Archetypal Psychology. Dissertation topic: “Mythology as a Therapeutic Resource: Ego Development and Soul-Making in Midlife Clients.”

1991 - 2006 – Post graduate training with Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D., working with dreams from an Archetypal Perspective, Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, California.

My art training has been an eclectic one with a variety of classes at San Francisco State University and Contra Costa Junior College 1960-1965.1968 – 1972 - Painting on location with Richard Yip, acrylic on paper.


2001 Mask as Art/Mask as World – Ink People Gallery, Eureka, Calif.
2003 -Masks and Paintings – Consider The Alternatives, Old Town, Eureka, Calif.
2002 –Earth Dreaming Video – Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA and Conference on the Study of Dreams, Berkeley, CA.
2007 -Group Show – Association of the Study of Dreams, Sonoma State University.
2008 - Individual show, Unitarian Fellowship, Bayside, CA.
2008 - Maskabition - group show - Ink People Gallery, Eureka, CA.
2008 - Psiberdreaming Art Gallery and Archieves - IASD web site


1988 – Illuminations: Art as Healer, Wingbow Press, Berkeley, CA.

1989 – “Imaginal Integrity: A Window into Psyche.” Psychological Perspectives, Spring- Summer,1989, C. G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles.

1991 – Transcript of a lecture given at the 1990 Conference on Buddhism and the Modern World. “Family Therapy/Psychotherapy – Picking Up the Pieces.” Vajra Bodhi Sea, Vol. 21, Series 49, No. 248, Jan. 1991. David and Madeline McMurray.

1991 – “Amor and Psyche: A Deepening Communion.” The Face of the Deep, Advent-Christmas-Epiphany, Gillian Scharff, Editor, Berkeley, California.

1993 – “Mary of Magdala – the First Apostle.” The Face of the Deep, Lent-East-Pentecost,Gillian Scharff, Editor, Berkeley, California.

1995 - Beyond Heroics: Living our Myths. Nicolas-Hayes, York Beach, Maine.

1998 – Beyond Heroics: Living our Myths, translated into German. Heinrich Hugendubel Verlag, Munchen, G

1996 – Video – “Herstory” – a timeline of the goddess tradition.

1999 – “Mask as Dream…Mask as World.” Psychological Perspective, Summer, 1999, C. G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles.

2002 – Video, “Earth Dreaming” shown at conference titled “Seven On Dreams” sponsored by Pacifica Graduate Institute. The film was also shown at the National Conference on the Study of Dreams, summer 2002.

Guest lecturer

1977 – 85 – Seminar leader and staff member for The Guild for Psychological Studies.

1986 – Slide show and lecture on the Jungian model of “Individuation” presented at the West Coast Conference of the Association of Transpersonal Psychologists.

1990 – Sacramento State U. – University of Cal., David – City of 10,000 Buddhas.

1991 – Del-Arte School of Physical Theater.

1992-96 – Workshops in Dreamwork through private practice, Eureka, CA.

1996-98 – Humboldt State University – Sustainability Course in Natural Resource Dept.

1996 – Pacifica Graduate Institute – three course in “Approaches to the Dream.” Filling in for Steve Aizenstat

1998 – Lecture and workshop – Friends of C. G. Jung, Phoenix, Arizona.

1998-2001 – Religious Studies in the Public Schools, HSU Education Dept.

2002 – Seven On Dreams – Pacifica Graduate Institute

2003 – National Conference on the Study of Dreams

Teaching Experience

1988 – 2008 – Lecturer B – Religious Studies – Humboldt State University – (retired spring2008)

1984 – 95 – designed and team taught “Meaning on an Endangered Planet.” HSU. Presented this workshop to students and faculty on fifteen other college campuses, as well as to private organizations.

Course List

RS 400 Paths to the Center – religious perspectives in relationship of W. James and C. G. Jung.

RS 300 Living Myth – basic definitions and methodologies for approaching mythology with attention to personal application. This course examines the question of a myth for the 21st century.

RS 350 – Traditions of the Goddesses – using historical and mythic materials covering goddess religions from cave art to modern Wicca.

RS 360 – Religion and Psychology – Opening with Freud, this course focuses on the work of Jung and Hillman in relationship to the understanding of religion as defined by a variety of sources.

RS 393 – Dreams, Visions and Soul - Dream practices, ancient and modern, are explored in relationship to cultural concepts of Soul.

RS 394 – Senior Seminar – supervise graduating seniors in their final project.

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