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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.
Medea's Folly: Women, Relationships and the Search for Intimacy, 1998 PageMill Press of Berkeley, CA.
Persephone Returns: Victims, Heroes, and the Journey from the Underworld, 1996, PageMill Press, Berkeley CA.
Articles and Essays
Cauldron of Regeneration: Psychological Transformation in the Drawings of Harriette Sheranna Frances, in Frances, Sheranna, Drawing it Out: Befriending the Unconscious , 2001, MAPS Publishing, Sarasota, Florida.
PDF: Drawing it Out 2
Metis and Her Unborn Children: An Epistemology of the Gut, Metis, vol. 2, #1, Spring/Summer, 1997.
PDF: Metis and Her Unborn Children
New Myths for Women: Psychological Issues in the Use and Development of Goddess Stories, in the Journal of East-West Psychology vol.1 #1., Winter, 1995.
Spiderwoman's Thread: The Interpenetration of Psyche and Cosmology,
Revision, Spring, 1992.