Merritt, Ph.D. Curriculum Vitae
Therapist, LCSW, MA, SC
1619 Monroe Street
(608) 255-9330 ext. 5
Fax: (608) 255-7810
6110 N. Port Washington Road
Glendale, WI 53217
332-7400 ext. 114
Fax: (414) 963-6866
- Diplomate. C. G.
Jung Institute of Analytical Psychology, Zurich, Switzerland.
to be the equivalent to a Ph.D. in Psychology in America)
- M.A. Humanistic
Psychology-Clinical, Sonoma State University, California.
- Ph.D. Insect Pathology, University of
- M.S. Entomology,
University of Wisconsin-Madison.
- B.S. Entomology,
University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Professional Experience and
- Faculty. C. G. Jung
Institute of Chicago. 1996-present
- Assistant Professor. Department
of Socio-Cultural Studies, Institute of
the Southwest. 1999
Analyst. Interregional Society
Analysts-Minnesota Center. 1997-98
- Jungian Analyst practicing at The
Integral Psychology Center,
Madison, Wisconsin (1983 - present) and The Cambridge
Group, Glendale in Milwaukee Co. (2007-present):
State Certified Outpatient Mental Health Clinics.
- Member: International
Analytical Psychology (IAAP)
- Member: Association of Graduates
Analytical Psychology (AGAP)
- Member: Chicago
Society of Jungian Analysts
- Wisconsin Licensed Clinical Social Worker
- Member: Wisconsin Association of
of the Southwest, Graduate Program in Film Studies. 1999
Nature and Spirit. Thousand Oaks, CA
- Wisconsin Association of Environmental
Psychological, Spiritual and Mythical Dimensions of Winter
Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Tomahawk, WI
- C.G. Jung Society of the Triangle, NC. 2011
Entering the Tao by Traversing a Landscape (workshop)
A Jungian Ecopsychological Approach to our Educational System
Conferences: Moving Towards Wholeness. 2011
Find Your Spirit Animal in Dreams
Sense of Place and Aphrodite as the Soul of the World (pre-conference)
Conferences: Moving Towards Wholeness. 2007
Soon to Your Planet—Apocalypse Now!
Seeing Jesus With New Eyes. Greensboro, NC
Power of Myth Series, Wisconsin Humanities Council. 2002
Wars and the Hero's Adventure. Waukesha
Public Library, WI
Environmental Education Conference. 1997
of the Soul--Weather, Climate and the Psyche. Madison,
Natural Areas, Indiana Dunes Ecosystems and 15th North American Prairie
Greening of Psychology and Education. St. Charles, IL
on the Natural World and its Literatures:
Experiment of Green. 1994
Approaches to Environmental Education. UW-Whitewater,
- Art, Healing and Therapy. 1996. Faculty of Art Therapists Program,
College, Madison, WI.
Challenge for Men: King,
Magician, Lover. 1992
three-day conference for men on a range of issues.
of Health and Human Issues, Division of University Outreach, UW-Madison, WI
Title: Stewards of the Earth.
- 25th Annual
Conference of the International
for the Study of Dreams (IASD). 2009
Dreamweavings of Science, Spirituality and Nature
Dreams of the Earth and its Seasons (workshop). Chicago, IL
- 20th Annual
Conference of the International
for the Study of Dreams (IASD). 2003
Dreams of Animals
Environment for Healing and Sense of Place. Berkeley, CA
Annual International Conference of the Association
for the Study of Dreams (ASD). 2002
Appointment With The Wise Old Dog or On
Death and Life After Death: Jung’s
Tufts University, Boston,
4th North American Symposium on Society and Resource Management. 1992
A New Approach to Environmental Education.
and Erlo Van Waveren Foundation, New York
for the Spirit in the Land Summer
SERC/WISCONSIN program. Strategies
for Effective Schools
1992/93 via telecommunication. University of Wisconsin--Continuing
Extension, Madison. 1991
Title: New Approaches for Environmental Education
- Director: The
Spirit in the Land: An
Interdisciplinary Approach to Environmental Education. A conference
for teachers. UW-Madison Extension/Department of Education. 1994
Resources Consortium (SERC) 92/93. Tele-workshops on New Approaches
Environmental Education -
- Director: Education for
the 21st Century. Annual Summer Institute--
in the Land, Spirit in Animals, Spirit in People.
of Public Instruction. 37
equivalent clock hours of credit. 1991-1992
- Numerous (over 150)
invited courses, lectures and workshops
throughout the United States. 1983-present. See "Courses, Lectures and Workshops" in the Menu.
- Clinical applications course for psychoanalytic
Society of Jungian Analysts, Minnesota Training Program. 1997-1998
Jungian Perspective on Higher Education in America
State University, California. Department of Education. 1988
on Jungian Psychology. UW-Madison Extension (credit). 1983-1988
Department of Educational Psychology. 1984
Department of Social Studies. 1984, 1988
Mental Health Institute staff. Madison, WI. 1984
School Biology and Advanced
Placement Biology. Rosenberg
Institute, St. Gallen, Switzerland. 1978-1981
Control Case discussions,
Minnesota Jung Institute. 1997-1998
degree student, Antioch
Antioch College. 1985-1987
Group Health H.M.O.
- Co-consult with a Jungian Psychoanalyst.
- 2010 Merritt, D.L.
A Jungian Perspective on Ecopsychology.
In ReVision: A Journal of Consciousness and Change 31(3,4): 65-70.
A Jungian Ecopsychological Perspective.
In George Nash and George
eds. The Archaeology of Semiotics and the Social Order of Things.
BAR International Series 1833.
The Use of the I Ching in an Analytic Setting.
In Shen, H., ed. Jungian
Psychology and Chinese Culture. Papers
from 1st International Conference of Jungian Psychology and Chinese Culture.
Oriental Publications: Beijing, China.
Use of the I Ching in the
XXXI:2 Summer. Journal of the C. G. Jung Foundation
for Analytical Psychology.
and the Greening of Psychology and Education
Friends of C. G. Jung Vol. 5:3.
Greening of Psychology and Education
23rd Natural Areas,
Dunes Ecosystems and 15th
American Prairie Conferences, Illinois.
Soul of Glacier Country.
Journal Vol. 1:2, 33-37. Minneapolis, MN.
New Approach to Environmental Education.
4th North American Symposium on Society and Resource Management,
Psychology and Science --A Strained Relationship.
Analytic Life. Sigo Press:
- Merritt, D.L. 2012
Dairy Farmer's Guide to the Universe: Jung, Hermes and Ecopsychology. Volume 1: Jung and Ecopsychology.
Fisher King Press: Carmel, CA.
- Merritt, D.L.
Volume 2: The Cry of Merlin—Jung as the Prototypical Ecopsychologist
Volume 3: Hermes and the Cows—Hermes, Ecopsychology, and Complexity Theory
Volume 4: An Archetypal View of the Land, Weather, Seasons, and the Planet of the Insect
- Merritt, D. L. and
Botez, L. 1998
of the Soul (D. L. Merritt - Content Expert)
- “The Hunger Games” from a Jungian, Political, and Environmental Perspective (April 2012)
- “A Dangerous Method” from a Jungian Ecopsychological Perspective, Even” (February 2012)
American culture, ceremonies and rituals; ancient earthworks and their
astronomical alignments, and environmental issues. Past-President of The
Ancient Earthworks Society.
References available upon request.