Suraya Keating Suraya Keating

Adjunct Senior Lecturer
Integral Counseling Psychology
Counseling Psychology Department
School of Professional Psychology and Health

MA, California Institute of Integral Studies

MA, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, BA, State University of New York, Albany

A 1999 graduate of the Expressive Arts Therapy Program at CIIS, Suraya has facilitated mindfulness-based Expressive Arts and Drama Therapy practices with marginalized populations including at-risk youth, children with special needs, adults with developmental disabilities, prison inmates, and others for more than 15 years. She has taught at Santa Rosa Junior College, JFK University, and is an Adjunct Professor at the California Institute of Integral Studies. A master trainer in Expressive Arts and Drama Therapy, Suraya facilitates trainings on how to integrate cutting-edge arts practices into work with a variety of populations.

Originally from New York, Suraya has had a passion for the arts for as long as she can remember. She has studied theater, dance and yoga extensively in the U.S. and abroad, and has also lived and worked in Ecuador, Spain and India. Suraya’s dedication to the arts and to theater is grounded in her love of creativity, and in the belief that when we express what is inside us, we create the possibility of transforming not only ourselves but the community around us.

As Shakespeare for Social Justice Director for Marin Shakespeare Company since 2005, Suraya has directed and co-directed 9 Shakespeare shows and 4 performances of autobiographical theater with incarcerated men, and has worked extensively with at-risk children and teenagers. She also supervises CIIS students in pre-practicum and practicum experiences at the prison.

As an actress and solo performer, Suraya has performed locally and internationally with Marin Shakespeare Company, Golden Thread, California Travel Troupe, Cassandra’s Call Production and many others. Favorite roles include Tina in Tony-n-Tina’s Wedding, Dory in Sex, Death and Aerobics, and Samantha in the hit show Zen Boyfriends. Her autobiographical solo shows, including From Prison to Peru: A White Girl’s Journey Home, and Turbulence, have been performed throughout the Bay Area and at New York City's United Solo Festival.

Suraya also works as Clinical Supervisor for the Expressive Arts Therapy Program with the Art of Health and Healing through Contra Costa Health Services, which provides one-to-one and group Expressive Arts Therapy sessions for hospital patients, children and families, and individuals with severe mental illness.

Suraya is also a grateful mama to a 4 year old, and a dedicated yogini. She maintains a private practice in San Rafael, California.

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, School of Professional Psychology and Health & School of Consciousness and Transformation
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,
Daniela Koenig Daniela Koenig
Assistant Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology
MA & BA, John F. Kennedy University,
Akhila Kolesar Akhila Kolesar
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Integral Counseling Psychology
PhD, MA, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology ,
BA, University of California, Santa Cruz,
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,
Jyoti Rao Jyoti Rao
Core Faculty, Integral Counseling Psychology
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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