Professional Bio

Education

  • Ph.D.,  Mythological Studies with emphasis in Depth Psychology. Pacifica Graduate Institute.  Carpinteria, California, 2004
  • M.A., Mythological Studies with emphasis in Depth Psychology. Pacifica Graduate Institute. Carpinteria, CA. 1999
  • MSW, Masters in Clinical Social Work. University of Denver, 1985
  • B.A., Religious Studies. University of Colorado-Boulder, 1981
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Certifications and Expertise

Practice Licensure

  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW), State of Colorado

Practice Certifications

  • Academy of Certified Social Workers (CSW)
  • Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS)

Professional Memberships

  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Association for Counselor Educators and Supervisors (ACES)
  • Boulder Friends of Jung

Research & Scholarship

Research Interests
  • Mythological and Archetypal themes in the treatment of adults and adolescents
  • The relationship between trauma and addictions
  • The relationship between psychology, literature and religion

Recent Publications

Hall, B. (2016) Psychotherapy’s Pilgrim-Poet: The Story Within. Colorado Springs, CO: University Professors Press.

Hall, B. (2014). “Artemis without Arrows: Feminine Aggression Lost and found.”
Depth Insight, autumn issue, 2014.  

Recent Presentations

Hall, B. (2017) Psychotherapy’s Epic Journey: Descent, Dis-memberment, and Re-membrance. Fordham University Conference: Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Trauma: On the Fragmentation and Restoration of the Human Soul.  New York, NY

Hall, B. & Raley, K. (2016) Pre-Conference Learning Institute: Mythic Play with Adolescents; The Use of Bibliotherapy and Heroic Stories in Counseling. American Counseling Association and Canadian Counseling and Psychotherapists Association Conference.  Montreal, Canada.

Hall, B. & Raley, K. (2016) 90 minute presentation: Mythic Play with Adolescents; The Use of Bibliotherapy and Heroic Stories in Counseling. Colorado Mental Health Conference.  Denver, CO.

Hall, B. (2015) Presentation: Mythic Play with Adolescents: Effective Use of Bibliotherapy and Mythology with Adolescents.  American Counseling Association Conference. Orlando, FL.

Hall, B. (2015) Lecture: “Psychotherapy’s Epic Pilgrim.” C.G. Jung Society of Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs, CO.

Awards and Recognition

  • Featured interview and cover story “Creativity in Counseling” in Counseling Today, September 2015
  • Nominee Distinguished Mentor Award, Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors, 2012