Jay P. Dufrechou
Mailing address: P.O. Box 1066, Helena, Montana 59624-1066
Telephone: (406) 439-2681
- Stanford University
B.A., 1980, in English with Emphasis in Creative Writing
Phi Beta Kappa, Graduation with Distinction
- Boalt Hall School of Law (University of California, Berkeley)
M.A., Transpersonal Psychology, 1999
Ph.D., Transpersonal Psychology, 2002
(Dissertation: Coming Home to Nature through the Body: An Intuitive Inquiry into Experiences of Grief, Weeping, and Other Deep Emotions in Response to Nature (Committee: Rosemarie Anderson, Ph.D., Chair; William Braud, Ph.D., Dissertation Director; Peter Raynolds, Ph.D., Third Member). Dissertation Award: Sidney M. Jourard Award, 2002, by the Humanistic Division of the American Psychological Association, for dissertation excellence, including presentation at August 2002 APA convention.)
- Grof Transpersonal Training
Certified Facilitator of Holotropic Breathwork, 2015
Member of the Bar, California
Member of the Bar, Montana
Board Member, The Grof Foundation
Founding Member, Transpersonal Alliance
Dufrechou, J. (2016). Book review: The power within: Becoming, being, and the Holotropic Paradigm, by Tav Sparks. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 48(2), 210-220.
Dufrechou, J. (2016). Book review: Walking shadows: Archetype and psyche in crisis and growth, by Tim Read. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 35 (2). Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.ciis.edu/ijts-transpersonalstudies/vol35/iss2/13
Dufrechou, J. (2015). Moving through grief, reconnecting with nature. London, UK: Muswell Hill Press.
Dufrechou, J. (2013). Book review: The rebirth of the hero by Keiron LeGrice. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, 45 (2), 204-213.
Dufrechou, J. (2012). Remembering William Braud (1942-2012): Recollections from a student and friend. Journal of Transpersonal Psychology. 44 (2),117-136.
Dufrechou, J. (2004). We are one: Grief, weeping, and other deep emotions in response to nature as a path toward wholeness. The Humanistic Psychologist, 32 (4). 357-378.
Davis, Ruth B., & Dufrechou, Jay P. (2002). How Ruth Davis learned what she would die (and live) for. Exceptional Human Experience, 17 (1), 18-22.
Braud, William, Dufrechou, Jay P., Raynolds, Peter, & Schroeter, Winona. (2000). A six-facet approach to assessing whole person learning and transformative change in a graduate transpersonal psychology program. Working Paper No. 2000-1, William James Center for Consciousness Studies, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, Palo Alto, CA.
Dufrechou, Jay P. (1999). Book Review: William James on Consciousness Beyond the Margin, Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research, 93, 326-340.
Attorney/Mediator, Jay P. Dufrechou, J.D., Ph.D. 2014-present.
Attorney/Owner, Dufrechou Law Firm, P.C., Helena, Montana, 2006-2014.
Hearing Examiner, Workers Compensation Court, Helena, Montana, 1999 to December, 2005
Part-time Appellate Attorney, San Jose, California, 1995-1996
Deputy District Attorney, San Jose, California, 1989-1994
Associate Attorney, Littler, Mendelson, Fastiff & Tichy, San Jose, California, 1984-1989
Psychology Teaching Experience
Adjunct Faculty, Global Program, Sofia University (formerly Institute of Transpersonal Psychology), 2002-present.
Part-time Research Assistant, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, 1995-1999
Assisted William Braud with the development and implementation of the Transformation Research Project, designed to assess graduate student experience in the Ph.D. and Masters programs. Responsibilities included organizational work, statistical analysis (SPSS), presentations to students, and coordination with students.
Part-time Coordinator for the William James Center for Consciousness Studies, Institute of Transpersonal Psychology, academic year, 1997-1999