Vita: Education, Training, and Experience

Vita

Helen Marlo, Ph.D.

Address: P.O. Box 117416, Burlingame, CA 94011

Phone: (650) 579-4499; Fax: 650-577-9577; Email: hmarlo@sbcglobal.net

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND

Analyst Member, Psychoanalyst, C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, Analytic Training Program 2005-2011. Advanced training leading to certification as a Jungian psychoanalyst.

Psychologist License, #PSY15318, California, 1997. Licensed clinical psychologist.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Training, Kaiser Permanente, Fremont, CA, 1996-1997.

Family practice medical/psychiatric concerns. Brief therapy, adults, children and adolescents.

Post-Doctoral Fellowship Training, Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, 1995-1997. Long-term psychotherapy, trauma, severe mental illness, dual diagnosis.

Pre-Doctoral Clinical Psychology Internship, Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, 1994-1995. Long-term psychotherapy, trauma, neuropsychology, behavioral medicine, severe mental illness, dual diagnosis.

University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Ph.D., Clinical-Community Psychology

Dissertation: Psychoneuroimmunology: “Expression of Negative and Positive Events

through Writing: Implications for Health and Psychotherapy.”

University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri

B.A., Psychology; Minor: Religious Studies

Summa cum laude

Honors—Psychology

Honors Thesis: “Psychosocial Predictors of AIDS Prevention and Fear”

AWARDS

Tenure, Full Professor

Dorothy Stang Faculty Scholar, Dorothy Stang Center for Social Justice and Community

Engagement, Notre Dame de Namur University

Notre Dame de Namur University, Ten Year Service Recognition Award

Notre Dame de Namur University, Five Year Service Recognition Award

Gronowski Outstanding Faculty of the Year, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology

Summa cum laude, Distinguished Academic Achievement, University of Missouri

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS AND ACTIVITIES

Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice; Burlingame, CA, 1997-Present.

Psychotherapy and consultation practice with adults, infants, and children. Emphases: personal growth; long-term therapy, reproductive mental health: prepartum-pregnancy-birth-postpartum issues; infertility; pregnancy loss; early infant mental health; developmental issues; attachment; trauma; dissociation; psychoneuroimmunology; psychosomatics

Professor, Notre Dame de Namur University, Belmont, CA, 1999-Present.

Tenured professor and Director of Master’s of Science in Clinical Psychology program. Clinical, academic, and research work emphasizes reproductive mental health and trauma. Faculty Scholar with Dorothy Stang Center for Social Justice and Community Engagement.

Adjunct Research Faculty, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA, 2000-Present.

Assist doctoral psychology students with dissertations and serve on dissertation committees.

Reviews Editor, Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche, San Francisco, CA. Aug., 2009–Current.

Editor for Reviews of films, books, art, and social/political/cultural works in University of California Publishing Press multi-disciplinary Journal emphasizing Jungian thought, multi-disciplinary studies, and contemporary culture.

Consulting Psychologist, Dolphin Yoga and Doula Center, San Mateo, CA, 2006-Present.

Serve as a consultant to birth professionals; doulas; and patients.

HealthRight International Volunteer, New York, NY, Oct., 2011-Present.

Provide evaluations for victims of torture and trauma from around the world who are seeking political asylum.

COURSE LISTING

Psychology of Adjustment and Personal Growth

Trauma, Crisis, and Recovery

Psychoanalytic Treatment of Trauma: An Integrative Approach

Advanced Psychotherapy Skills: A Psychodynamic/Jungian Approach

Developmental Psychology: Infancy through Childhood

Developmental Psychology: Adolescence through Adulthood/Geriatrics

Psychology of Marriage

Biopsychosocial Aspects of Addiction

Diagnosis, Assessment, Referral of Addictions

Substance Abuse and Dependence

Advanced Clinical Seminar

Communication and Counseling Skills

Psychotherapy Theory and Research

Psychodynamic Psychotherapy

Group Psychotherapy

Group Experience

Cross-Cultural Issues

Psychopathology and Psychodiagnosis

Abnormal Psychology

Survey of Personality

Professional Ethics and Law

Clinical Case Seminar

Clinical Case Practicum

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

Visiting Asst. Professor, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology; Palo Alto, CA, 1997-1999.

Clinical Psychologist/Participant Manager, Stanford University, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA, 2000-2004

Psychologist for participants of National Institute of Mental Health “Survivors of Childhood Trauma.”

Clinical Supervisor, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology; Palo Alto, CA, 2000-2001.

Analytic and psychodynamic supervisor for doctoral and post-doctoral students.

Clinical Supervisor, Professional School of Psychology; San Francisco, CA, 2000-2001.

Supervisor for child cases utilizing psychodynamic, sandplay, expressive arts and play therapy.

Consultant, Senior Psychology Services, Burlingame, CA, 1998-1999.

Consultant, psychodiagnostician and individual therapist for geriatric and rehabilitation patients.

Psychological Assistant, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center; 1996-1997

Conducted psychotherapy, psychodiagnostic testing, crisis intervention and brief therapies with medical and psychiatric patients.

Pre-doctoral Intern & Post-doctoral Fellow, Dual Diagnosis Unit, Veterans Admin. Health Care System; Menlo Park, CA, 1994-1997

Provided individual, milieu and group psychotherapy, psychotherapy, case management and assessment to dually diagnosed outpatients/partial hospitalization patients in a modified therapeutic community. Supervised pre-doctoral interns.

Pre-doctoral Intern, Brain Injury Rehabilitation Unit, Veterans Admin. Medical Center;

Menlo Park, CA, 1995

Performed intellectual, neuropsychological, and personality assessments.

Pre-doctoral Intern, Time-Limited Dynamic Psychotherapy, Veterans Admin. Medical Center Palo Alto, CA, 1994-1995

Conducted brief psychodynamic psychotherapy.

Pre-doctoral Intern, Behavioral Medicine Unit, Veterans Admin. Medical Center; Palo Alto, CA, 1995

Provided psychotherapy and assessments to outpatients with psychosomatic conditions, cancer, heart disease, pain and neurological conditions in medical, behavioral medicine, and pain clinics.

Psychotherapist, Univ. of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Dept of Family and Preventive Medicine, Richland Family Practice Center, 1993-1994

Psychotherapy for adults, children and couples with medical and psychiatric problems including reproductive mental health issues in prepartum, pregnant, and postpartum women and families.

Chief Mental Health Consultant and Supervisor, Columbia Area Mental Health Center and Richland Memorial Hospital Emergency Room; Columbia, SC, June, 1990-1993

Consultant to emergency room physicians for psychiatric and medical patients. Crisis intervention, brief therapy, assessment, hospitalization. Supervised student interns.

Psychotherapist, Psychological Service Center, Columbia, SC, 1989-1994.

Treated adults, children and couples in community mental health clinic.

Psychodiagnostician/Consultant, Children & Adults , Columbia, SC, 1989-1994.

Tested and consulted at schools, mental health centers, inpatient/outpatient; public/private hospitals, jails/prisons and research facilities. Full spectrum of testing and diagnoses.

PREVIOUS RESEARCH EXPERIENCES

Family Assessment in Alcohol Research Project; Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System, 1995-1997

Principal Investigator, “Expression of Negative and Positive Events through Writing: Implications for Psychoneuroimmunology, Health, and Psychotherapy”

University of South Carolina, May, 1993-1994

Explored emotional expression, psychological interventions and psychotherapy. Explored relationships between stress, physical symptoms, health, and physiological reactivity.

Principal Investigator, Psychosocial Needs of Cancer Patients; University of South Carolina, 1993-1994

Researched psycho-oncology, including in obstetrics/gynecology, and developed wellness program for individuals at The Caring House.

Development of Adolescent Psychopathology Project, University of South Carolina,

1992-1994

Research Thesis, “Treating the Adult with Mild Head Injury: Establishing a Comprehensive Treatment Program Using Psychotherapy” University of South Carolina, 1991-1992

Developed holistic rehabilitative and psychological program for mildly head-injured adults.

Research Assistant, “Alcohol, Health, and Behavior Project”

University of Missouri, 1987-1989

Assistant for study investigating the development of alcoholism.

Principal Investigator, Independent Honors Thesis, “Knowledge of AIDS” study

University of Missouri, June, 1987- 1988; Chairperson: Kenneth J. Sher, Ph.D.

Investigated reproductive health and mental health behaviors, fear/knowledge of AIDS.

PUBLICATIONS

Marlo, H. (2007). Coming into the Heart of Mind. Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche, 1, 3, 55-65.

Marlo, H., & Kalinian, H. (2002). Utilizing psychoanalytic psychotherapy in the treatment of substance abusers. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 9, 211-223.

Marlo, H. (2000). On wounding and being wounded. The California Psychologist, 33, 12, 12.

Marlo, H. (2000). Countertransference check-up. San Diego Psychologist, 9, 7, 11-12.

Marlo, H. (2000). Countertransference check-up. The California Psychologist, 33, 4, 12.

Marlo, H., & Wagner, M. (1999). Expression of negative and positive events through writing: Implications for psychotherapy and health. Psychology and Health, 14, 2, 193-215.

Rivera, P., & Marlo, H. (1999). Cultural, interpersonal and psychodynamic factors in caregiving: Toward a greater understanding of treatment non-compliance. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy, 3, 63-68.

Marlo, H., & Kline, J.S. (1998). Synchronicity in psychotherapy: Unconscious communication in the therapeutic relationship. Psychotherapy, 35, 1, 13-22.

PRESENTATIONS

Marlo, H., Walters, B., Herlekar, S., Castrillion, F. (2011, September). Contemporary Psychoanalysis: An Unwitting Instrument of Spiritual Sensibilities. California Institute of Integral Studies, Integral Counseling Psychology Department, San Francisco, CA.

Fatum, B., & Marlo, H. (2011, April). Parenting with Emotional Intelligence. Woodland School, Portola Valley, CA.

Marlo, H. (2010, November). Psychic Birth: A Narrative of Transformative Analytic Work. Fall Symposium Speaker, The Psychotherapy Institute, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.

Marlo, H. (2010, February). Meet the Professors: Becoming a Psychodynamic Clinician-Professor. Northern California Society for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy. Redwood City, CA.

Marlo, H. (2009, November). Psychological Aspects of Birth and Birth Trauma. Presentation at Dolphin Yoga and Doula Center, Hillsborough, CA.

Marlo, H. (2009, September). Birth and the Emergence of the Self: Symbolic and Developmental Perspectives. Presentation at The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley, CA.

Marlo, H. (2009, July). Birth Psychology: Pre-partum and Post-Partum Considerations. Presentation at Dolphin Yoga and Doula Center, Hillsborough, CA.

Bobrow, J., (Dec., 2008). Retreat/Group Facilitator with the Coming Home Project for: The Art of Cultivating Self-Care and Well Being—A Retreat for Service Providers. The Mercy Center, Burlingame, CA.

Marlo, H. (2008, June). Psychology of Motherhood: Pre-Partum and Post-Partum Issues. Presentation at Dolphin Yoga and Doula Center, San Mateo, CA.

Marlo, H. (2008, April). Spirituality and Trauma. Paper presented and moderator for the Transforming Trauma: Psychological and Spiritual Pathways to Healing Conference with Joseph Bobrow; Donald Kalsched; Jack Kornfield; Jeffrey Rubin; and Ann Ulanov, Deep Streams Institute and The Coming Home Project, University of California; San Francisco, CA.

Marlo, H. (2008, March). Contemporary Soul in Practice: One Woman’s Evolving Narrative. Presentation at Embodied Wisdom: Jung, Neuroscience, and Authentic Movement—Multidisciplinary Prospectives with Joan Chodorow, Dyane Sherwood, Tina Stromsted, and Margaret Wilkinson, C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.

Marlo, H. (2007, October). Birth of Baby….and Mother: Pre-Partum and Post-Partum Considerations. Presentation at Dolphin Yoga and Doula Center, San Mateo, CA.

Marlo, H. (2007, July). Vicarious Traumatization. Women’s Recovery Association. Burlingame, CA.

Marlo, H. (2007, March.). Parenting with Balance. Little Wonders Parent Cooperative. San Mateo, CA.

Marlo, H. (2006, November). Maternal Wellness. Little Wonders Parent Cooperative. San Mateo, CA.

Marlo, H. (2006, June). Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy: Considerations for Birth Professionals. Dolphin Yoga and Doula Center. San Mateo, CA.

Marlo, H. (2005, October). Treating Physical and Sexual Trauma. Women’s Recovery Association, Burlingame, CA.

Marlo, H. (2005, April). Law and Ethics. The Peninsula Training Collaborative, Burlingame, CA.

Marlo, H. (2005, February). Trauma: Psychotherapeutic Considerations. Women’s Recovery Association. Burlingame, CA.

Marlo, H. (2005, March). Child Development. The Peninsula Training Collaborative, Menlo Park, CA.

Marlo, H. (2004, November). Law and Ethics. The Peninsula Training Collaborative, San Mateo, CA.

Marlo, H. (2004, November). Law and Ethics in Depth Psychology: Clinical and Professional Issues. The Women’s Recovery Association, Burlingame, CA.

Marlo, H. (2004, January). Ethics in psychotherapy: Developmental considerations. The Women’s Recovery Association, Burlingame, CA.

Marlo, H. (2003, October). Ethics as a process of integrity: Integrating developmental contributions. The Transitional Program, Palo Alto, CA.

Marlo, H. (2000, December). Psychotherapeutic Approaches in the Treatment of Trauma. Chinatown Child Development Center, San Francisco, CA.

Marlo, H. (2000, October). Working with Trauma: Utilizing Psychotherapy and Sandplay for Healing. Richmond Area Multi-Services Center, San Francisco, CA.

Marlo, H. (2000, February). Case Presentation: Psychological Dynamics, Transference and Countertransference in the Complex Pain Patient. Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Pain Management Center, Palo Alto, CA.

Marlo, H. (2000, January). Psychological Dynamics in the Complex Pain Patient: Conceptualziation and Treatment. Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Pain Management Center, Palo Alto, CA.

Marlo, H. (1999, May). Psychotherapeutic considerations in the treatment of sexual and physical abuse. College of Notre Dame, Counseling Psychology Dept., Belmont, CA.

Marlo, H. (1999, January). Managing difficult behaviors in complex patients. Emmanuel Convalescent Home, Millbrae, CA.

Marlo, H. (1998, November). Physical abuse, sexual abuse and pain: Interventions for physicians and medical professionals. Stanford University Hospital and Clinics, Pain Management Center, Palo Alto, CA.

Marlo, H. (1998, October). Treating physical and sexual abuse: Implications for therapists. College of Notre Dame, Counseling Psychology Dept., Belmont, CA.

Marlo, H. (1998, September). Retaining “Eros” in erotic transference and countertransference: Integrating eroticism in clinical practice. Mills Peninsula Hospital Continuing Medical Education Staff Program, Burlingame, CA.

Marlo, H. (1998, September). Psychotherapeutic approaches for individuals with psychoses and severe mental impairment. The Transitional Program, Palo, Alto, CA.

Marlo, H (1998, April). Retaining “eros” in erotic transference and countertransference: Integrating eroticism in clinical practice. Paper presented at the 18th annual spring meeting of the Division of Psychoanalysis, American Psychological Association, Boston, MA.

Marlo, H. (1998, May). Psychotherapy with adolescents and young adults: Developmental and psychological considerations. College of Notre Dame, Counseling Center, Belmont, CA.

Marlo, H. (1998, May). Transference, countertransference and the treatment of sexual abuse. College of Notre Dame, Counseling Psychology Dept., Belmont, CA.

Marlo, H. (1998, April). Transference, countertransference and relational issues in treating abused individuals. Community Health Awareness Council, Mountain View, CA.

Rivera, P. & Marlo, H. (1998, January). Cultural, interpersonal and psychodynamic factors in caregiving: Towards a greater understanding of treatment non-compliance. Poster presented at The Challenge of Psychological Practice in a Multicultural Society symposium, Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Marlo, H. (1997, January). Treating physical and sexual abuse: Recommendations for health care professionals. Presentation at Planned Parenthood, Menlo Park, CA.

Marlo, H. (1996, October). Utilizing a harm reduction approach in psychodynamic psychotherapy and case management of the dually diagnosed patient. Presented at the National Harm Reduction Conference, Oakland, CA.

Marlo, H. (1996, August). Time-limited dynamic psychotherapy. Presented at the Intern Training Program at California Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, CA.

Marlo, H. (1995, January). Depression: Phenomenological, conceptual, diagnostic and psychotherapeutic implications. Presented at the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, University of South Carolina, School of Medicine, Columbia, SC.

DOCTORAL DISSERTATIONS

Desai, Faith (in progress). Transpersonal Experiences and the Emergence of Transpersonal Motherhood. The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Shelton, Sydney Zink, (In progress). The Greatest Love of All: Rewriting the Mother/Daughter Legends. The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Harrahy, Michelle, (In progress). The Intersubjective Impact of Traumatic Event: An Elaborative Grounded Theory Contributing to Emerging Theories of Interpersonal Development. The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Huffman, Anne, (In progress). Eternal Youths: A Narrative Inquiry into the Buffering Effects of a Generational Cultural Complex against the Anxiety of Aging and Death in the American Baby Boom Generation. The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Joyce, Diane, (In progress). An Exploration of the Invariant Structural Themes that Facilitate a Description of the Alchemical Experience of Massa Confusa. The Institute of Interpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Deak, Zsolt, (2011). The Master-Disciple Relationship as a Metaphor for Healing in Psychotherapy: Exploring Archetypal Transference Between Therapist and Patient. The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Shemesh, Keren, (2011). Attachment Patterns in Parents Partaking in Parent-Child Conjoint Therapy. The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Gray, Chanda (2011). Psychological and Spiritual Factors Influencing Childbirth. Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Hill, Jennifer (2011). Synchronicity and Grief: The Phenomenology of Meaningful Coincidence as it Arises During Bereavement. The Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Akahori, Michiko, (2010). Women’s Meaningful Dreams: A Bridge between their Dream Life and Waking Life. Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Bruja, Jennifer, (2010). Mindfulness Meditation in the Treatment of Eating Disorders. Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Schlarb, C. (2004). The Nature of Childhood Peak Experiences and their Non-Assimilation into the Child’s Developing Identity. Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Lynch, K.S. (2002). Each Age a Lens: A Transpersonal Perspective of Emily Dickinson’s Creative Process. Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.

Rossie, K.M. (2002). Songs on the Mind as Messages from the Unconscious. Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES AND SERVICE

Associate Editor, Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche, San Francisco, CA. 2008—2010.

Appointed Associate Editor for a University of California Publishing Press multi-disciplinary Journal emphasizing the interface between Jungian thought and multi-disciplinary studies.

Assistant Editor, Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche, San Francisco, CA. 2007– 2008.

Appointed Assistant Editor for a University of California Publishing Press multi-disciplinary Journal emphasizing the interface between Jungian thought, multi-disciplinary studies (i.e. art, archaeology, sociology, politics, religious studies, philosophy, film, performing arts) and culture. Provide peer reviews, edit manuscripts, and collaborate with authors and editors.

Board Member–“The Coming Home Project,” through Deep Streams Institute, San Francisco, CA. 2004—2010.

Served as President of the Board for “The Coming Home Project,” sponsored by Deep Streams Institute, a Zen Buddhist organization providing training for psychotherapists; community service; meditation; and peace building activities.

Instructor, Peninsula Training Collaborative, San Mateo, CA, 2004-2007

Instructor for mental health and legal professionals; and lay volunteers associated with the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program for abused and neglected children.

Consultant/Facilitator, Psychotherapy Training Group, San Mateo, CA, 1997-2005.

Facilitated psychotherapy training and consultation group for psychotherapists.

Consultant/ Facilitator, Depth Psychology Group, San Mateo, CA, 1997-2005.

Facilitated depth psychology and psychotherapy group for psychotherapists.

Executive Committee Member, Colleague Assistance and Support Program, 1998-2000

Served on committee for California Psychological Association that promoted awareness, support and treatment of psychologists.

ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL TRAINING AND EDUCATION

Numerous consultations with individuals and groups available upon request.

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

California Psychological Association

Northern California Society of Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy

American Psychological Association—Division of Psychoanalysis

Association for Prenatal and Perinatal Psychology and Health

International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation

PERSONAL

Married; three children

Interests: yoga, dance, meditation, art, reading, poetry, travel

REFERENCES

Available upon request