Board of Directors

George Didier


Dr. George Didier, III, is an ordained catholic priest, clinical psychologist, pastoral psychotherapist and a diplomate Jungian Analyst in private practice in Rockford and Crystal Lake, IL.

Stephanie Buck


Stephanie Buck is a Jungian Analyst in private practice in Madison, WI. She currently directs the Jungian Psychotherapy Program & Jungian Studies Program.

Mary Dougherty


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.

Grady Vaughan


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.

Joshua Cottrill

Board Member

Joshua Cottrill is a licensed clinical social worker practicing in Lansing, IL. He has an MSW from Loyola Univ. Chicago and background education in religion and music. He earned a certificate from the CG Jung Institute of Chicago's Jungian Psychotheray Program in 2012.

Barbara deRamona

Board Member

Barbara deRamona is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in private practice in the Hyde Park Neighborhood of Chicago. She graduated from the Clinical Training Program at the CG Jung Institute of Chicago.

Victoria Drake

Chair of Program Committee

Victoria Drake, PhD is an academic, scholar, writer, editor, educator and social philanthropist. A Chicago native, she is a graduate of Harvard University followed by graduate work at Cambridge University, UK, University College London, UK (MSc. Studies in Environmental Economics) and Pacifica Graduate Institute (PhD in Jungian Depth Psychology).

Heidi Hedeker

Board Member

Bio coming soon

Catharine Jones

Board Member

Catharine Jones past president of the C.G. Jung Institute, past director of training, serves on the faculty of the Analyst Training Program as well as the Clinical Training Program at the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago.

Laraine Kurisko

Board Member

Laraine is a psychologist and Jungian analyst in private practice in Eden Prairie, MN.

Leslie King

Board Member

Leslie King is a psychotherapist practicing in Geneva Illinois with over 30 years of counseling experience working in college and university settings. She has training in Internal Family Systems, EMDR, as well as a Certificate in Psychotherapy from the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago.

Tina Newberry

Board Member

Rev. Tina Newberry is a certified Spiritual Director in the Jungian tradition, an educator, and a writer. She earned a Master of Arts in Religious Education, a graduate certificate in the teaching of writing, and completed the Certificate for the Clinical Training Program of the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago.

Sara Sage

Board Member

Sara Sage is a licensed mental health counselor and teacher from Elkhart, Indiana, who focuses her work on mindfulness, Jungian psychology, and a connection to the natural world.

Dyane Sherwood

Board Member

Dyane Sherwood is fascinated by expressions of psychic states, including alchemical imagery, the paintings in Jung’s Red Book, and the Blaue Reiter period of Wassily Kandinsky. She is an Analyst member of the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago and has a private practice in Oberlin, Ohio.

Paul Smerz

Chair of Nominations Committee

Dr. Paul M. Smerz is a clinical psychologist and diplomate Jungian Analyst in private practice in the Milwaukee, WI area. He is Director of The Cambridge Group, a multi-specialty group of psychologists and psychotherapists in Milwaukee.

Deborah Stutsman

Board Member

Deborah is a diplomate Jungian psychoanalyst and art psychotherapist. She is a past president of the C.G. Jung Society of Saint Louis, an art therapist in the Psychology and Religion Program at the St. Louis Behavioral Medicine Institute, and an adjunct professor at the Brown School of Social Work, Washington University in St. Louis.