Tanya Wilkinson received her Ph.D. (1979) in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology in Berkeley. She maintains a private practice in psychotherapy and consultation from a Jungian/feminist perspective.
Tanya has been teaching at the Institute since 1980, and she was awarded the Institute's Distinguished Teaching Award in 1987. Tanya has published two books: Medea's Folly: Women's Relationships and the Search for Intimacy(1998), and Persephone Returns: Victims, Heroes, and the Journey from the Underworld (1996). She is currently working on a third book, Joy in the Making: What Artist's Dreams Tell Us About Creativity, a project that combines her professional interest in the psychology of dreams with her work as a mixed media artist.