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Jacob Kaminker, PhD

Jacob Kaminker, PhD
John F. Kennedy University

Jacob is Core Faculty in the Holistic Counseling Psychology Department at John F. Kennedy University and sees psychotherapy clients as a Licensed Clinical Psychologist in private practice (PSY 26445). He is Founding Director of Depth Psychotherapy and Director of the Expressive Arts Therapy and Holistic Studies Specializations at JFK University. He is Associate Managing Editor for the International Journal of Transpersonal Studies; sits on the Board of Directors for the Association of Transpersonal Psychology and the International Expressive Arts Therapy Association; and serves as Secretary of the San Francisco Psychological Association.

His research and publications have been in the areas of mindfulness, self-compassion, spiritual diversity issues in clinical practice, dreams, and imagination. He has presented internationally on dreams, imagination, and spiritual diversity.

Alameda Psychological Association
San Francisco Psychological Association
California Psychological Association
American Psychological Association, Division 32, Division of Humanistic Psychology
Association of Transpersonal Psychology
International Expressive Arts Therapy Association
International Association for the Study of Dreams


PhD, Clinical Psychology, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
MA, Depth Psychology, Sonoma State University
BA, Philosophy and Psychology, Rutgers College