Board of Directors
President, Jo Todd
Jo holds a PhD in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, as well as M.A. in Human Services, focused on counseling from St. Edwards University. Her undergraduate degree is in addiction services. Jo works with individuals and groups in her private practice as well as in corporate, non-profit, and governmental settings. She organizes Pacifica Graduate Institute Alumni Association’s Regional Coordinators, and is a member of their Board of Directors.
Library Chair, Ray Hawkins
Ray Hawkins, Ph.D., ABPP (Clinical Psychology), received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Pennsylvania in 1975, after completing a one-year pre-doctoral internship at the Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute. From 1975 to
1982 he was an assistant professor of clinical psychology at the University of Texas at Austin.. In 1979 he co-founded the Austin Stress Clinic, the first private clinic in Austin to specialize in biofeedback and clinical health psychology. In 1982, Ray joined the Austin Regional Clinic as a staff psychologist, where he continued his clinical research on addictive behaviors and began new research on the relationship between Jungian personality types, addictive behaviors, chaos theory, and other behavioral health issues, including chronic pain. In 1998 he returned to the University of Texas at Austin, Psychology Department, on a part-time basis as a lecturer and clinical supervisor. In 1998 he also was appointed an adjunct professor in the Master of Counseling Program at the Episcopal Seminary of the Southwest. Ray’s current clinical research interests are in individual differences in behavior and personality, consciousness, and spirituality. He has co-edited two books and published numerous articles on addictive behaviors, cognitive-behavior therapy, and Jungian psychological type applications. In 2004, Dr. Hawkins became a core faculty member in the School of Psychology at Fielding Graduate University, an APA approved doctoral program in clinical psychology. That same year he joined the New Life Institute where he currently serves as the Training Clinic Director and Chair of the Board of Directors. He also is a founding board member of the Lone Star Psychology Residency Program, and serves on the board of the Jung Society of Austin, and is active in the Institute for Neurosciences and Consciousness Studies.
Social Media & Technology, Jordon Stanford
Jordon Stanford has been involved with the Jung Society since 2011. He is currently completing his Master of Arts in Counseling and holds a BFA in Photography. He is passionate about exploring and understanding psyche and all its interwoven connections to our universe and the multiverses. His website can be found at www.jordonstanford.com
Secretary, Sandi Wilcox
Sandi Wilcox came to Jungian psychology through feminist theology and her special interest in the Sacred Feminine. Sandi is a Licensed Professional Counselor who sees adults, adolescents, children and couples in her northeast Austin office. She received her MA in Counseling Psychology with Emphasis on Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. As a retired Lutheran pastor and professional educator, she combines her understanding of theology with Jungian perspective to explore deeper meanings of the unconscious. She specializes in divorce, bereavement, parenting special needs children, and elder care issues. She facilitates a Dream Interpretation group and works with individuals in Imaginal work such as dream interpretation and sand tray. She also works with the images of trauma with Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Sandi is also certified through Equine Assisted Growth and Learning Association as a mental health facilitator working with clients in the arena with horses in Object Relational work. She is a longtime member and presenter for the Austin Jung Society. She has served as a board member of Austin Society of Psychoanalytical Psychology. She also serves on the Circle of Friends board of Lutheran Campus Ministry. She also serves as staff for two spoiled cats and one huge dog. She especially enjoys reading fantasy and mysteries, trying to understand British mysteries on BBC, preaching around, and hiking with her husband, Rick. www.WilcoxTherapy.com
Communications Director, Dara Hopp
Membership Director, Melinda Rothouse
Melinda is a professional creativity, leadership, and career coach, consultant, educator, and facilitator based in Austin, Texas. She has a Ph.D. in Psychology with a Specialization in Creativity Studies from Saybrook University, focusing using on mindfulness and contemplative arts to facilitate creativity and collaboration in organizations. She the founder of Austin Writing Coach and co-founder of Syncreate, which offers creativity coaching, consulting, workshops, and retreats designed to enhance creativity in life and work, and to foster communication, collaboration, and community.