Legal Assistant: Jan C. Thorpe, PhD

EDUCATION

PhD in Clinical Psychology

Center for Psychological Studies, Albany, CA

M.A., Clinical Psychology, 1989

LMFCC # 29733

John F. Kennedy University School of Professional Psychology, Orinda CA

B.A., English Literature, 1964

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie NY

 

AWARDS

John F. Kennedy University School of Professional Psychology

Class of 1989 Outstanding Student Award

Valedictorian, Graduation Class 1989

 

AFFILIATIONS

California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists, clinical member

The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley CA

  

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

1992 - present          PRIVATE PRACTICE

     With adult individuals and couples

     Long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy with a specialty working with artists

     Focus on dream analysis and work with sandtray

     Offices in Berkeley & San Francisco, CA

Psychotherapist/Registered MFCC License

 

1992 - present          CONSULTANT TO FAMILY LAW ATTORNEYS

     Consult with Family Law Attorneys and their clients who are going through divorce

     Specialize in issues of divorce working with both clients
     and the attorneys to clarify and work with the issues from a psychological perspective

Consulting Therapist/Family Law Issues

 

1986 - present          FAMILY LAW PRACTICE

     In Offices Thorpe Law

     Certified Family Law Specialist, in practice 25 years

     Meet with clients, write memos, client Declarations

     Have familiarity with Family Law legal process

Legal Assistant

 

1993 - present          CONSULTATION PRACTICE

     Supervise Tricia Ace, MFCC Intern in my private practice

     Supervised two interns for one year each at their internships at CCAC (California College of Arts and
     Crafts)under CCAC Counseling Director, Bill Glover, PhD

Supervisor in Private Practice

 

Sept. 94 - Mar. 95    THE PSYCHOTHERAPY INSTITUTE JOURNAL

     Served on the editorial staff of the Institute Journal Committee to select and edit articles

     Provided the graphic design for the 1995 Journal

Journal Staff Editor

 

Sept. 94 - Dec. 95   EDITOR

     Of Viewpoint, The Psychotherapy Institute Newsletter

     Wrote, edited, solicited articles for and did the layout (including artistic graphics) for the 16 pg
     newsletter published every 8 weeks for members of The Institute

Newsletter Editor

 

Sept. 94 - Dec. 95   THE PSYCHOTHERAPY INSTITUTE COUNCIL

     Served on The Psychotherapy Institute Council as Chair of the Public Information Committee
     (Newsletter) and as Chair of the ad hoc By-laws Committee

Member of Council/ Psychotherapy Institute

 

 

1975 - present          ARTIST

     Specialized 10 Years in limited edition serigraphs (silk screened prints)

     Home studio and gallery exhibits

     Currently work on small projects

     On-going writers' group, poetry and narrative

Artist/Self Taught

 

POST GRADUATE CLINICAL TRAINING

 

Sept. 90 - June 92   INTERNSHIP IN PRIVATE PRACTICE

     Office of Marc Miller, PhD, LCSW

     Once a week supervision with a focus on psychodynamic theory and practice

MFCC Intern in Private Practice

 

Jan. 90 - Dec. 92      TRAINEE, THE PSYCHOTHERAPY INSTITUTE

     Provided low fee psychotherapy for individuals and couples in the Psychotherapy Institute Clinic

     Participated in two-year postgraduate training program which included one primary
     individual supervisor, two secondary individual supervisors and three groups

     Participated in two-year didactic training program with a focus on long-term,
     psychodynamic orientation

     The Psychotherapy Institute, Berkeley CA

Trainee/Graduate Psychotherapy Institute

 

Sept. 89 - Sept. 90 INTERNSHIP, CCAC COUNSELING CENTER

     At CCAC (California College of Arts and Crafts)

     Student Counseling Center with psychodynamic and Jungian Orientation

     Saw undergraduate, graduate students and faculty

     Clinical Director, Gene Grossman, PhD

     California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland CA

MFCC Intern   (Individual and Group Training)

 

 

OTHER RELEVANT CLINICAL TRAINING

 

Sept. 92 - Present    PRIVATE PRACTICE CONSULTATION

     Once a week for private practice clients

     Office of John Steinhelber, PhD (Jungian Analyst) San Francisco, CA

     With a focus on psychodynamic and Jungian Psychology theory and practice

                                               

Mar. 91 - Present      JUNGIAN ANALYSIS

     Currently twice a week

     Office of Suzy Spradlin, PhD (Jungian Analyst) Oakland, CA

                                               

  

PRESENTATIONS AND PUBLISHED ARTICLES

 

Sept. 95                    THE PSYCHOTHERAPY INSTITUTE CASE CONFERENCE

     Presented a paper entitled:  Working With Dreams As Guide Through the Unconscious Psyche

     Discussant:  Marc Miller, PhD

 

July 95                       SAN FRANCISCO BAR ASSOCIATION PRESENTATION

     For the Family Law Section of the SF Bar Association

     A panel discussion about the practical issues in, and ways to structure the
     Family Law Attorney - Consulting Therapist Relationship

                                    Moderator:     Lawrence W. Thorpe, Esq.

                                    Panelists:        Jan C. Thorpe, MFCC, Lynne Anton, MFCC,  Julia Tracy, Esq.

 

Feb. 95                      NORTHERN CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF FAMILY LAW SPECIALISTS

     Presentation to Family Law Specialists about the relevance and use of Consulting
     Therapists in practice of Family Law

                                    Keynote Speaker:  Jan C. Thorpe, MFCC

 

July 90-Dec 94         ARTICLES PUBLISHED IN "VIEWPOINT"

     Aug 90 Issue:            Perestroika at the Institute

     Dec 90 Issue:            Perspectives on the War

     June 91 Issue:           The Mad Hatter, Socrates and Supervisory Dialogues

     Aug 91 Issue:            Vacations of the Analytic and Famous

     April 92 Issue:           Shadow Calm at the Institute or Eye of the Storm

     June 92 Issue:           A New Home and New Beginnings

     June 93 Issue:           Some Thoughts About the Ordinariness of Spirituality in the
                                     Context of Depth Psychotherapy

     Aug 93 Issue:            Endless Therapy:  When It's Time to Let Go

     July 94 Issue:            The Language of Psychotherapy

     Dec 94 Issue:            Chasing Dreams

                        


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