Board 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.

Board 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.

Board Member, Stephanie Zajchowski

Stephanie Zajchowski earned her Ph.D. in Mythological Studies with an emphasis in depth psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute. She also holds a certification in Spiritual Direction from Southern Methodist University’s Perkins School of Theology. Stephanie has presented papers at multiple conferences and her publications appear in a variety of venues. Stephanie is co-author of Goddesses: A Skeleton Key Study Guide and co-founder of the Fates and Graces Mythologium, a conference for mythologists. Stephanie has worked in corporate marketing at Southwest Airlines and in communications and ministry assistance for the United Methodist Church. She lives in Texas with her husband and their two sons.

Board Member, Kay Todd

Dr. Todd’s degree is from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Mythological Studies with Emphasis in Depth Psychology (Jungian based). She studied at Southwestern University in New Mexico and received a certification in Grief, Loss, and Trauma. She previously was an adjunct professor at the University of Oklahoma in the Human Relations Department and taught religious studies at Tulsa Community College. Dr, Todd is a certified mediator, life coach, and dream tender. Her work is based on Jungian concepts and theory and focuses on understanding and changing story for life resilience. She specialize in areas related to all kinds of loss: loss of a loved one or a job, loss of meaning, second-half-of-life issues, and the process of individuation. Individuation is an analytical process meant to help one move toward living a truly authentic life from a a genuine center from within. As humans, we find a way to adapt. This an be a difficult path after a loss. By discovering who we are by utilizing active imagination and journaling, we can change our story and our life going forward, finding a meaningful way to move forward while honoring our life story with those we love.

Media Coordinator, Sarah Garcia

Sarah is a graduate student at Texas State University pursuing degrees in Social Work and Applied Philosophy & Ethics. Her work history ranges from pet training to grassroots organizing & environmental lobbying; she is currently completing a hospice internship to support the long term goal of working in grief and loss therapy. Sarah holds a 200-hour certificate in Trauma-Informed Hatha Yoga and is a support group facilitator through the Austin Center for Grief and Loss. Reading, feminism, hiking, kayaking, photography, researching and writing are among her other passions. JSA’s social media accounts, newsletter, and membership concerns are all managed by Sarah; you can reach her via email at [email protected]