Jungian Analysts & Jungian-Influenced Practitioners

Mary Wells Barron, MA, MBA, MIM, diplomate of the C. G. Jung Institute -Zürich is a Jungian Analyst in private practice in St. Louis, Missouri. In 1994, she founded the C. G. Jung Society of St. Louis. A Senior Training Analyst in The Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts, she served on its Admissions and Training Committees. For over 25 years, Mary has lectured in the United States and abroad on the interface between art and psyche. She was, for many years, a member of the Board of Directors of The Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (ARAS). Her work has been published in ANIMA, ARAS Connections, Proceedings of the International Congress for Analytical Psychology, Quadrant, and SPRING: A Journal of Archetype and Culture.

Phone: (314) 725-9684

Dickson Beall, MDiv, DMin, is a Jungian-oriented therapist in private practice; he specializes in anxiety, addictions, trauma, and depression. He received his doctoral degree from Eden Theological Seminary, completing his training and residency at the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute and Care & Counseling. With a background in both art and spirituality, and in affiliation with the Heartland Association of Jungian Analysts, he focuses on myths, symbols, dreams, and active imagination for awakening both personal and collective experience.

Office Location: Clayton, MO, and via telehealth
Phone: (314) 243-4342
E-mail: dicksonbeall@icloud.com

Pamela Behnen, MA, LPC, IAAP, is a Jungian analyst in St. Louis city. “Jungian analysis is the work of soul building, attending to the inner life — a gentle process of understanding and disassembling old ways of being and building a new sense of wholeness which includes creativity, spirituality, and relatedness as part of becoming who you most truly are.” As a Senior Training Analyst, she serves as Training Coordinator of the Memphis-Atlanta Jungian Seminar and on the executive committee of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. Prior to her psychological studies, Pam was an RN, a freelance writer, and an instructor of writing and literature with an MA in Renaissance Literature.

Office Location: Central West End, St. Louis
Phone: (314) 488-7393 
E-mail: pbehnen@mac.com

Shawnessey Custer, M Div, MA, PLPC, has a background in Theology and the Social Sciences, having studied at St. Louis’ Aquinas Institute of Theology and Washington University. She was a Spiritual Director for many years before completing her MA in Professional Counseling at Lindenwood University. Shawnessey also received training in psychodynamic psychotherapy at the St. Louis Psychoanalytic Institute and is a PLPC in Missouri. Committed to the Jungian approach to psychoanalysis, Shawnessey is currently a Diploma candidate and Jungian Analyst in Training at the International School of Analytical Psychology (ISAPZURICH) in Zurich, Switzerland, where she resides. While welcoming all clients, she has a particular interest in grief, chronic or acute illness, and mystical experiences of any faith tradition or none. Shawnessey currently sees St. Louis clients via telehealth video.

E-mail: swcuster44@gmail.com

Jason Duchinsky, MA, LPC, holds a Master of Arts in Counseling from Saint Louis University and a completed certificate in the Jungian Psychotherapy Program from the CG Jung Institute of Chicago. He is a Training Candidate in the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. Jason worked as a Faculty Counselor at STLCC-Meramec for 11 years prior to establishing his private practice 3 years ago. He continues to be deeply interested in working with both traditional and non-traditional students and those struggling with anxiety, depression, life transitions, and trauma. He currently sees clients via telehealth video and fully vaccinated clients in his office. 

Office Location: Clayton, MO
Phone: (314) 396-8585 
E-mail: jgdcounseling@gmail.com

Francesca Ferrentelli, PhD, holds an MA, Professional Psychology, Lindenwood University; Ph.D., Mythological Studies, Pacifica Graduate Institute. She is Licensed Professional Counselor, Board Certified Coach, and certified EMDR Clinician. She specializes in EMDR Therapy, trauma, PTSD, eating disorders, addictions, adult children of alcoholics. She has been in private practice since 1993. Her approach is informed by Jung, Depth Psychology, and psychodynamics. She is the author of The Zebra and the Black Pony, a children’s book that uses a technique called Transformational Storytelling. 

Office location: Clayton, MO
Phone: (314) 283-5664 
E-mail: fferrentelli@gmail.com

Pamela Hieger, MA, LPC, holds a degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Webster University. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor and is trained in EMDR Therapy. Pam is in private practice in Creve Coeur and comes with a lot of life experience after working in the business world for over 25 years before becoming a psychotherapist. Her personal experience with the changes one can experience through an in-depth look at oneself is what has made her want to share this with others. She specializes in substance use disorder, anxiety, depression, trauma, and relationship issues. Her approach is person-centered, depth psychological, and Jungian informed.

Office location: Creve Coeur, MO
Phone: (314) 384-9515
E-mail: pamhieger@gmail.com

Rose F. Holt, MA, is a Jungian analyst in private practice in St. Louis and Chicago and is a member of both the Chicago Association of Jungian Analysts and the Interregional Society of Jungian Analysts. She received her Diploma in Analytical Psychology from the C.G. Jung Institute of Chicago in 2001. She also serves as Advisory Analyst to the C.G. Jung Society of St. Louis. Rose has taught numerous courses in all facets of Jungian Psychology and has authored numerous articles and essays on the topic. 

Office Location: University City, MO
Phone: (314) 740-6207 
E-mail: roseholt@aol.com 

Shellie Matt, MA, has provided therapy with people of diverse backgrounds for over 25 years. She has an MA in Mental Health Counseling from Roosevelt University in Chicago and an Education Specialist Degree (EdS) in School Psychology from National-Louis University in Chicago. She completed a 2-year Jungian Psychotherapy Program at the CG Jung Institute of Chicago and has participated in the Philadelphia and Heartland Associations of Jungian Analysts. Shellie is committed to meeting you where you are. She utilizes psychodynamic, depth, developmental, relational, yoga, and trauma-informed psychotherapy in order to facilitate healing. She is currently a Jungian Analyst in Training at the CG Jung Institute of Zurich.

Office Location: Online and in West Des Moines, IA
Phone: (515) 635-5428
E-mail: shelliemattpsychotherapy@gmail.com

Jordan Prebys, MA, LPC, RPT, RSP, is a Jungian-oriented therapist with twenty years of experience in the field of counseling and social services. She is registered to practice Sandplay Therapy, a Jungian-oriented therapy for adults and children founded by Swiss Jungian Analyst Dora Kalff and rooted in Jungian Theory. She has participated in the Jung Association of Central Ohio (JACO) since 2014, as well as with Sandplay Therapists of America. She has recently relocated back to her hometown of St. Louis and is now seeing clients in the Central West End at her private practice, A Place Within: For Counseling and Sandplay Therapy. In addition to being an avid believer, practitioner, and forever student of sandplay, Jordan also incorporates dreamwork and art into her therapy practice to bring the whole brain into the therapeutic process. She has participated in the member art show with JACO and has worked her own process in sandplay, and continues in Jungian analysis.

Office Location: Central West End
Phone: (314) 579-4044
E-mail: jordanc1976@hotmail.com

Mary Ryan, MA, is a therapist with 39 years in the field working with individuals, couples, and families using a Jungian-oriented approach. Her specialties are trauma, addictions, and recovery issues. 

Office location: Springfield, IL 
Phone: (217) 370-1952
E-mail: gos_1@netzero.net 
Website: maryryan.org

Jackie Sell is a Jungian-oriented therapist in private practice in St. Louis, MO. She holds a Masters in Clinical Social Work from the University of Chicago and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in both Missouri and Illinois. She specializes in working with trauma, attachment, and relationship issues. Jackie is trained in EMDR and Gottman Method Couples Therapy. She is currently participating in seminars with the Heartland Association of Jungian Analysts. She enjoys incorporating dream work and active imagination into her work with clients. Jackie’s life and career experiences include working with veterans and hospice patients, painting, listening to music, and raising her daughter.

Phone: (314) 402-1199
E-mail: jackieselltherapy@gmail.com

Nancy Straatmann MA, LPC, CRADC, is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Coach in private practice. She is a certified Meditation and Mindfulness teacher through the Chopra Center, a certified HeartMath practitioner, and a certified reciprocal Alcohol and Drug Counselor by the state of Missouri. In addition, Nancy is a Board Member for the C.G. Jung Society of St. Louis. Her approach is Jungian influenced, utilizing cognitive mindfulness and meditative practices to achieve coherence in mind, body, and spirit. Specialties include grief, anxiety, addiction, life transitions, and spiritual direction.

Office location: Online and in Washington, MO
Phone: (314) 329-4235
E-mail: NancyStraatmannLPC@gmail.com

Deborah P. Stutsman, MA, LPC, ATR-BC, received her degree as a Diplomate Jungian Psychoanalyst at the C. G. Jung Institute of Chicago in 2016. She is a member of both the Chicago Society and the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. She holds a BFA from Washington University in St. Louis, a Masters in Art Therapy from SIUE, and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Her background in art and art therapy informs her therapeutic work with image, dreams, metaphor, and active imagination in creative depth analysis. At the Chicago Jung Institute, Deborah has served as Chair of the Public Program Committee, on the Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Training Committee, and on various candidate monitoring committees. She is a past president of the C. G. Jung Society of Saint Louis.

Office location: Central West End, MO
Phone: (314) 412-2168
E-mail: debastuts@aol.com