Judye Hess Sergio Rodriguez-Castillo

Assistant Professor
Integral Counseling Psychology
Counseling Psychology Department
School of Professional Psychology and Health

MA, California Institute of Integral Studies

LLM, University of Warwick, United Kingdom; JD, Autonomous University of Queretaro, Mexico

Sergio Rodriguez-Castillo, JD, LLM, MA, has trained in Mexico, the United Kingdom, India and the U.S. He received his MA in Integral Counseling Psychology from CIIS, completed his JD at the Faculty of Law of the Queretaro State's University (Mexico) and earned LL.M. from the University of Warwick's School of Law (UK).

As a professor, he has served as core or adjunct faculty in various institutions of higher education in Mexico: the Instituto Tecnologico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM), the Contemporary Education University Center (CUDEC) and the Queretaro State's University. He regularly runs retreats, workshops and training programs in Mexico in topics such as psychotherapy and spirituality, nonviolent communication, mindfulness-based stress reduction, sexuality, grief and rebuilding oneself after the end of a love relationship. He is also the author of the "Survival Guide to Psychotherapy" and "Camino al Reino, las palabras de Jesus vistas desde la perspectiva de la psicoterapia" (Editorial Font, 2012), on the relationship between psychotherapy and Christianity. Currently he teaches Transpersonal Psychotherapy, Therapeutic Communications, Couples and Marriage Counseling and Integrative Seminar.

Sergio's practice is integral, taking into consideration approaches such as Existential, Gestalt, Transpersonal, systems, somatic and psychodynamic theories; combining traditional, contemporary and complementary approaches to healing. Since "walking the talk" is important to him, he balances his teaching with a face-to-face psychotherapy in San Francisco and an online psychotherapy practices.

Being a Latino bilingual male with a background in law allows him to better understand the type of problems faced by minorities, particularly the Chicano/Latino community while being aware of the diversity issues and legal constraints and requirements usually inherent to their situation, having the sensitivity to work through problems of domestic violence, abuse, and addictions. He worked as a clinician at the Instituto Familiar de la Raza, one of the leading mental health centers for the Latino population in the Bay Area. Before coming to CIIS, Sergio had a private practice in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, working with a culturally diverse population in a variety of clinical issues, including trauma, sexual orientation, eating disorders, depression, anxiety, grief; as well as diversity and relationships matters.

Sergio's fields of interest are diverse and informed by his professional and personal background and spiritual path, including the potential rich interface between Catholicism and psychotherapy, the application of entheogens and NOSCs to therapeutic work, the exploration of ways to reduce the splitting between spirituality and the corporate world in our time, and what he likes to call "el regreso de Quetzalcoatl" that is, the North-South integration and contribution of America's native traditions to psychotherapy. He welcomes contact from people interested in these fields to further promote their study and development.

Integral Counseling Psychology Faculty

Jeff Aitken
Advising and Supervision Manager, Integral Counseling Psychology
Alzak Amlani Alzak Amlani
Associate Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology
PhD, MA, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology,
BA, University of California, Santa Cruz,
Philip Brooks Philip Brooks
Associate Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology
EdD, MA, University of Massachusetts ,
BA, Lake Forest College,
Kathleen Brown Kathleen Brown
Adjunct Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology & Transformative Inquiry
PhD, MA, California Institute of Integral Studies,
BS, University of California, San Francisco; BA, University of California, Berkeley,
Brant Cortright Brant Cortright
Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology
PhD, Union Institute,
BA, University of California, Santa Cruz,
Collin Eyre
Senior Program Manager, Integral Counseling Psychology
Gisele Fernandes Gisele Fernandes
Assistant Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology
MA, California Institute of Integral Studies,
BA, Pontificia Universidade Catolica,
Rob Fisher Rob Fisher
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Integral Counseling Psychology
MA, Vermont College of Norwich University,
BA, Know College,
Mark Fromm Mark Fromm
Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology & Clinical Psychology
PhD, University of Colorado; MA, State University of New York at Plattsburgh,
BA, Carnegie-Mellon University,
Suraya Keating Suraya Keating
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Integral Counseling Psychology
MA, California Institute of Integral Studies ,
MA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, BA, State University of New York, Albany,
George Kich George Kich
Professor and Chair, Integral Counseling Psychology
PhD, The Wright Institute,
BA, DePaul University,
Akhila Kolesar Akhila Kolesar
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology
PhD, MA, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology ,
BA, University of California, Santa Cruz,
Ling Lam Ling Lam
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Integral Counseling Psychology
PhD, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology; MA, Santa Clara University,
MS, BS, Stanford University,
Dominique Lando Dominique Lando
Adjunct Instructor, Integral Counseling Psychology
MA, John F. Kennedy University,
BA, Jackson College,
Clare McLaughlin Clare McLaughlin
Adjunct Instructor, Integral Counseling Psychology
MA, California Institute of Integral Studies,
BA, Humboldt State University,
Barbara Morrill Barbara Morrill
Associate Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology
PhD, MA, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology ,
MEd, Boston College; BA, Pfeiffer College,
Naomi O'Keefe Naomi O'Keefe
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Integral Counseling Psychology & Community Mental Health
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies; MA, Sonoma State University,
MA, BA, University of Iowa,
Sergio Rodriguez-Castillo Sergio Rodriguez-Castillo
Assistant Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology
MA, California Institute of Integral Studies,
LLM, University of Warwick, United Kingdom; JD, Autonomous University of Queretaro, Mexico,
Fred Rozendal Fred Rozendal
Adjunct Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology
PhD, MA, Georgia State University,
AB, Calvin College,
Bahman Shirazi Bahman Shirazi
Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Integral Counseling Psychology
PhD, California Institute of Integral Studies,
MS, California State University, Hayward; BS, Iowa State University,
Nina Strongylou Nina Strongylou
Adjunct Lecturer, Integral Counseling Psychology
MA, Antioch College,
BA, Muhlenberg College,
Rachael Vaughan Rachael Vaughan
Assistant Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology
MA, University of Edinburgh ,
MA, Pacifica Graduate Institute,

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