Dr. Jason Butler is licensed Clinical Psychologist and a core faculty member in the Holistic Counseling Psychology program at John F. Kennedy University. He is the author of several peer-reviewed articles and a book entitled Archetypal Psychotherapy: The clinical legacy of James Hillman. Areas of Dr. Butler’s research and practice include: dream work, the confluence of spiritual disciplines and psychotherapy, psychedelic integration, and depth psychological approaches to cultivating intimacy in relationships. He earned a Bachelor’s in Religious Studies from Humboldt State University, a Master’s degree in Psychology from Saybrook University and a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.


  • Holistic Counseling Psychology
  • Consciousness and Transformative Studies


Systems of Transpersonal Counseling

Archetypal Mythology

Diagnosis, Assessment, and Therapeutic Strategy
Professional Integrative Project

Counseling Case Seminar

Selected Publications

Butler, J. (2017). Turning the World to Glass: Poetic Sensibility and Decolonizing the Imagination. International Journal of Jungian Studies.

Butler, J. (2017). Gnawing at the Roots: Toward a Poetics of Guilt and Death. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies.

Butler, J. (2014). Archetypal psychotherapy: The clinical legacy of James Hillman. New York: Routledge.