Tanya Wilkinson Tanya Wilkinson

Professor Emerita
Clinical Psychology
School of Professional Psychology and Health

PhD, MA, California School of Professional Psychology

BA, Antioch College

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 several books including: Medea's Folly: Women's Relationships and the Search for Intimacy (1998),  Persephone Returns: Victims, Heroes, and the Journey from the Underworld (1996), and Women's Dreams and Nightmares (2018). She is working on another 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.

PDF: Review of Persephone Returns

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 1

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.

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