Personnel

Board of Directors

Dyane Sherwood

President

Dyane Sherwood, PhD has felt welcomed by the members of the Chicago Institute, after moving to the midwest from the San Francisco area in 2010. She trained at the C. G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, where she served on the Board, was Editor of Jung Journal: Culture & Psyche, and a frequent teacher for the analytic candidates and in public programs. She co-authored a book (with the late analyst Joseph L. Henderson) relating a series of alchemical illuminations to the process of depth transformation, Transformation of the Psyche: The Symbolic Alchemy of the Splendor solis (2003). She has also published on a wide range of topics, including the neurobiology of affective communication, the Lakota vision quest, and the influence of shamanism on the art of Wassily Kandinsky. She serves as a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Analytical Psychology. Her current interests include the integration of active imagination into analytic practice and alchemical images as representations of embodied awareness.

Dyane has a private practice in Oberlin, Ohio, and consults with individuals and groups via video-conference. She is a Certified Jungian Psychoanalyst and a Child and Adolescent Analyst (International Association for Analytical Psychology), a Teaching Member of the Sandplay Therapists of America, and a Licensed Psychologist.

Grady Vaughan

Acting Treasurer

Grady Vaughan is a retired Professional Engineer, BS in Engineering from North Carolina State University. He has been a Board Member of The C. G. Jung Society of St. Louis since 2012.

 

Shreya Dave

Board Member, Chair of Development

Shreya Dave is currently a Vice President at a Financial Institution and has a BS in Engineering. Her spiritual pursuit and keen interest in Jungian Psychology led her to graduate the JSP program at the Jung Institute of Chicago. She also studied and performed Improv at The Second City. Shreya is settled in the Chicago suburbs after moving from India in 2014 and she enjoys Qigong, pottery and being out in nature.

Adina Davidson

Board Member, Co-Director of the JPP/JSP

Adina Davidson is a Jungian Analyst. She trained at the Chicago Institute. She is deeply interested in the ways Jungian analysis helps us tell a broader deeper story. 

Kevin Davis

Board Member

Kevin Davis earned a MA in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in 2010 and completed the 2 year Jungian Psychotherapy Program at the C. G. Jung institute of Chicago in 2018. He was a Professional Affiliate Member of the Institute from 2018-2021, and currently serves on the Development Committee as well as on the Board. Kevin brings a global perspective to the board based on extensive travel to Europe, Asia, South America and throughout the USA.

Mary Dougherty

Board Member, Chair of Public Programs

Mary Dougherty, MFA, ATR, NCPsyA is a Jungian psychoanalyst and art psychotherapist in private practice in Chicago. She is former President, Director of Training, and chair of the Program Committee of the Jung Institute of Chicago, former President of Chicago Society of Jungian Analysts, and served for eight years on the Executive Committee of the Council of North American Societies of Jungian Analysts. She is contributing editor to the Journal of Jungian Theory and Practice and has numerous publications in Analytical Psychology. She lectures on the clinical implications of gender, the use of active imagination, and on the impact of Jung’s thought upon creative development and artistic production.

Andrea Gaspar Gonzales

Board Member, Co-Director of the JPP/JSP

Bio coming soon.

Boris Matthews

Board Member

Boris Matthews, PhD, LCSW, NCPsyA graduated from the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago, and maintains a practice of analytical psychology in the Milwaukee and Madison, WI, areas. He is particularly interested in working with persons who recognize need to develop a balanced adaptation to the “outside” and to the “inside” worlds, work that involves awareness of the individual’s psychological typology. Dreams, active imagination, and spiritual concerns are integral elements in the analytic work, the ultimate goal of which is to develop a functioning dialog with the non-ego center, the Self. He has served as the Director of Training of the Analyst Training Program, regularly teaches classes for analytic candidates, and conducts study groups in Madison as well as by video conference.

Laura Monschau

Board Member, Co-Director of the JPP/JSP

Bio coming soon.

Daniel Ross

Board Member, Director of Training

Daniel Ross, RN, PMHNP, MSN, MBA has been a nurse for 40 years and in hospice for over 30. As a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, he brings both a medical and psychiatric experience to the field of end-of-life care. He is a Jungian Analyst at the C G Jung Institute of Chicago. Dan works in the field of Hospice and Palliative Care and is in private practice as a psychotherapist in Chicago.

Jerry Weiner

Board Member

Gerald Weiner studied with Victor Frankl at the University of Vienna, taking undergraduate courses in Logo therapy and existential analysis. A graduate of the Jungian Studies Program, he has published in Psychological Perspectives. He currently works full time at a large public investment corporation.

Wei Zhang

Board Member

Wei Zhang is a financial economist with expertise in financial market infrastructures, emerging payment technologies, risk management and regulatory supervision. Wei earned MS in mathematics, MA in statistics, and Ph.D in economics, all from University of Missouri-Columbia. Wei entered the 2 year Jungian Studies Program at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago in 2016. 

Wei lives in Chicago with her two feline companions. When she doesn’t travel the world to dance tango, she can be found twiddling her green thumbs in her garden. 

Staff

Barbara Wahler

Operations Manager

Barbara Wahler, LCSW, OblSB is a psychotherapist and has been operations manager at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago since August 2022.

 

Ben Law

Creative Services Manager

Having worked at the Institute since 2007, Ben has developed an interest in improving its digital infrastructure to include podcasting, social media, and creating as seamless an online experience as possible.

Ben manages the online infrastructure of the Institute. He is the Institute’s webmaster, creator of the website, the Jungianthology Podcast, the online library catalog, and all new digital projects at the Institute. He edits and uploads recordings of classes to our online store and provides customer support should you have issues with your purchase or download.

Thanks to Our 2023 Podcast Interns!

Our podcast, Jungianthology, and in particular our series Jung in the World, depend on our fabulous interns for communication, scheduling, recording, and other tasks that help us come together and share these important conversations.

Harris Lencz

Harris Lencz is a rising sophomore at The University of Chicago pursuing a major in Fundamentals: Issues & Texts, an interdisciplinary research program in the Humanities Division. In this program, he will study literature, philosophy, and psychology to better understand the workings of the human psyche. In addition, Harris plans to pursue a minor in Data Science.

Outside the classroom, Harris serves on the Student Advisory Board at the Chicago Center for Democracy and works as a Peer Reviewer and Copy Editor for the Animus Classics Journal. He is also a member of the Derivatives of Data Science Club and the Chess Club.

Claire Weber

Claire Weber is a fourth-year student at the University of Chicago, where she is majoring in Psychology and Religious Studies. In addition to her summer podcast production work for Jungianthology at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago, she is researching American Catholic hospitals and sacraments during the COVID-19 pandemic for her senior thesis. She is grateful for the summer opportunities the Institute has for students and is excited for the upcoming podcast season. 

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