Maureen Murdock

Maureen Murdock is a Jungian-oriented psychotherapist in private practice in Santa Barbara, CA. She was Chair and Core Faculty of the MA Counseling Psychology Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara and teaches workshops throughout North America. She is the author of the best-selling book, The Heroine’s Journey, as well as the newly revised 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 an 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 article, “The Irish American Psyche” appeared in Spring Vol. 79, 2008. Her website is