Bianca Daalder-van Iersel, MA, MFT (Lic. no. 36182)
IAAP Certified Jungian Analyst
affiliated with the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles


Professional experience:
In private practice in Los Angeles as psychotherapist since 1998. In depth analysis and therapy with adults, elders, and young adults using various modalities, such as dream work, art therapy and sandplay. Fields of interest: identity and gender issues, cultural and migration issues, issues around creative self-expression, depression and anxiety, feminist and body image issues.

Currently participating in the doctoral program in "Depth Psychology, Emphasis in Jungian and Archetypal Studies" at Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria, California.

Other professional experiences:
Studied Art in Amsterdam. Designed sets for theatre group Studio in Amsterdam during the 1960’s. Participated in group and solo exhibitions in Europe, while living in Amsterdam, London and Paris. Locally participated in shows at: the Women’s Building and the George Sand Gallery in LA, Faye Dunaway's Market Street Gallery in Santa Monica, Pacific Oaks College in Pasadena ("The Woman's Eye"), The Living Room in Santa Monica ("Dreams"), the El Camino College Art Gallery in February 2004 (“Lead into Gold/Images of Alchemy in Contemporary Art”), and most recently at The Manhattan Beach Creative Arts Center, January/February 2010 ("A Step Beyond").
Manager of a sound stage and a 24-track audio-studio (1978-84). During the same time organized live performances in Los Angeles and New York with various rock groups, among them the local punk rock band the Screamers. Producer of a full length independently produced musical feature entitled "Population: One,” and "Brother Where You Bound,” a half hour musical feature (music by Supertramp; nominated for a Grammy in 1987), and various other musical videos.
Vice-president of American Scenes, Inc., a small company that has been producing independent film and video projects since 1979. American Scenes has gained praise for "Here Is Always Somewhere Else" a documentary about the artist Bas Jan Ader (2008), their online presence of the content driven social network called “SpaceCollective.org" (2007-ongoing), and will release its mock documentary feature "The Terrestrials" in late 2010.

Publications
Featured artist in "Psychological Perspectives," a semi-annual journal of Jungian thought, volume 51, issue 1, 2008.
Cover art for the book "The Sister From Down Below" (when the muse gets her way) by Naomi Ruth Lowinsky, King Fisher Press, 2009

Education:
Born and raised in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Attended the Rietveld Academie of Art in Amsterdam.
Moved to the US in the early 70’s. Acquired a BA degree in Human Development at Pacific Oaks College, Pasadena (1992). Obtained a Master of the Art's degree in Psychological Counseling from Pacifica Graduate Institute, Carpinteria (1995). Studied “Dreamtending “ with Stephen Aizenstad, also at Pacific Graduate Institute, art therapy at UCSanta Barbara and Philips Graduate Institute in Los Angeles, and “Embodied Dreaming” with Robert Bosnak in Los Angeles (awarded a certificate as Embodiment Therapist in 2010). Analytic training at the C.G. Jung Institute of Los Angeles and the C.G. Jung Study Center of Southern California. Certified in August 2007.