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Susan K Faron      

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Walnut Creek, CA
925 932-2090
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Susan K Faron PhD
Psychologist & Diplomate Jungian Analyst
1280 Boulevard Way Ste.206

Walnut Creek, CA 

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Pro Bono
Evening Hours
Clinical Psychologist
Education and Experience
Diplomate Jungian Analyst, Research and Training Centre in Depth Psychology, Zurich, Switzerland; Ph.D. Clinical Psychology California School of Professional Psychology Berkeley, CA 1985 (now part of Alliant University); M.A. Clinical Psychology California School of Professional Psychology Berkeley, CA 1982; B.A. Psychology University of California at Berkeley Berkeley, CA 1980 High Honors in Psychology Magna Cum Laude (Great Distinction in General Scholarship) Phi Beta Kappa
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Academic Honors: Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society; Psi Chi Psychology Honor Society; Honor Student all quarters University of California, Berkeley; Class of 1905 Memorial Scholarship, University of California, Berkeley; Dean's List all semesters Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, California; Len R. Hulse Memorial Scholarship Award, Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill California; National Honor Society, Kansas City, Missouri
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License Number
PSY10087 MFT22177
Date of License (Year)
State of License
Years of Clinical Experience
Univ 0f CA Berkeley; Research & Training Centre in Depth Psycholgy, Switzerland; CSPP, Berkeley CA
Diplomate Jungian Analyst, PhD and MA in Psych
Date Degree Received (Year)
Professional Conduct
Wheelchair Accessible



  Dr. Faron was first drawn to Jung over thirty years ago when she heard one of his dreams during a lecture at U.C. Berkeley. "That’s my dream," she thought to herself, remembering her own dream of a house with more rooms than she had realized. Today (2017) she is a Diplomate Jungian Analyst, who received her training in Switzerland at the Research and Training Centre for Depth Psychology according to C.G. Jung and Marie-Louise von Franz. Hansueli F. Etter, PD Dr., Board Member of the Centre and President of the Foundation for Jungian Psychology, Kusnacht, Switzerland, served as her analyst and thesis advisor.

  In addition to her academic training, her clinical work evolved out of many years of both professional and daily life experiences, coupled with committed attention to her own development. Except for four years, she has been in personal analysis since 1981. She has six children and nine grandchildren--important aspects of the way life experience is personal as well as professional.  Dr. Faron received ongoing analytic supervision and consultation for over thirty years, both in the U.S. as well as internationally.  Moreover, she has researched and written numerous papers dealing with the human psyche.

   During the first ten years of her professional life, Dr. Faron worked as a consultant, trainer and psychotherapist specializing in health and work-related issues including organizational training and development, Performance Appraisal Review, stress management and reduction, cognitive behavioral management, effective time management, assertion through clear communication, and organizational rehabilitation.  
  In addition to her private practice, Dr. Faron’s early career experience includes Management Training Coordinator for the Human Growth Systems Institute, led by R.K. Jameja Singh, Ph.D.  She has also served as adjunct faculty for Chapman College at the Naval Air Station in Alameda and at the Navel Hospital in Oakland. She has taught Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Social Psychology and Psychology of Adjustment. She is currently beginning a seminar on the Wise Old Woman spirit, a particular aspect of the Feminine Divine.

Alameda County Psychological Association
4200 Park Blvd., #200
Oakland, CA 94602
(510) 433-9580