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Fernando Castrillon, M.A., Psy.D., earned an MA in sociology from the University of California where he was a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow, and a doctorate in clinical psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) and is a licensed clinical psychologist. He serves as Professor in the Community Mental Health Program at CIIS and is the founding director of CIIS' The Clinic Without Walls, an innovative psychotherapy clinic serving mostly working poor and immigrant communities who would otherwise not have access to mental health services.
Dr. Castrillon is also a psychoanalyst and faculty with the Lacanian School of Psychoanalysis in Berkeley, California, and has served on the editorial boards of the journals Ecopsychology and UniversitasPsychologicas, among others. He is currently an associate editor of The European Journal of Psychoanalysis. His clinical, teaching, and research interests include the production of subjectivity (both human and more-than-human), psychoanalysis, community mental health, ecopsychology, poststructuralist social/cultural theory, schizoanalysis, liberatory politics, cosmology, entheogens, the impact of hypervelocity technological change on human subjectivity, xenopsychology, violent political movements, war, terrorism, and revolution. He coedited, with Doug Vakoch, a special double issue of ReVision, entitled "Ecopsychology". His newest book, co-edited with Doug Vakoch, entitled Ecopsychology, Phenomenology, and the Environment: The Experience of Nature was published by Springer Press in 2014. More recent publications include Translating Angst: Symptoms and Inhibitions in Anglo-American Psychoanalysis and Apocalypse Now?: Preliminary Notes on Barbarism, Psychoanalysis and the Subject.
He is currently writing a multi-volume book on psychoanalysis in California. Visit Dr. Castrillon's website at www.drcastrillon.com.