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Ms. Karen Jaenke, MDiv, PhD

Ms. Karen Jaenke, MDiv, PhD
Program Chair
John F. Kennedy University

Karen is Chair of the Consciousness and Transformative Studies program and former Director of the Ecotherapy Certificate program at John F. Kennedy University.

From 2001-2008, she served as Dissertation Director and Core Faculty at the Institute of Imaginal Studies. Currently an Executive Editor of ReVision: Journal of Consciousness and Transformation, she has edited and published journals on the topics of Imaginal Psychology, Shamanism and the Wounded West, and Earth Dreaming, as well as numerous articles on these topics.

In 2000, she founded Dreamhut Consulting ( to offer consulting services for dissertation and thesis writing, dreamwork, hypnotherapy and mentoring. Her dissertation was titled: Personal Dreamscape as Ancestral Landscape. Her creative vision synthesizes dreamwork, indigenous ways of knowing, subtle body awareness and Gaian consciousness.



B.A., Wake Forest University
M.Div., Princeton Theological Seminary
Ph.D., California Institute of Integral Studies