Betsy Hall (UPP Author)

Betsy Hall, PhD is the Assistant Dean and Professor in the Division of Counseling and Family Therapy at Regis University.  Her passion lies in teaching courses on substance abuse and trauma, clinical techniques, personal mythology, and the therapeutic relationship from a depth perspective.  Dr. Hall has lectured extensively on mythological and depth approaches to treatment and counselor education.  She has been a clinical supervisor and psychotherapist in Colorado for 32 years.  Psychotherapy’s Pilgrim-Poet is Dr. Hall’s first book.


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


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

Hall, B. (1999) “Accident or Gift?  Summoned to the Underworld.”  Psychological Perspectives, Issue 39, summer 1999. 78-89.


Hall, B.  Lecture: Psychotherapy’s Epic Journey: Descent, Dis-memberment, and Re-membrance. Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Trauma: On the Fragmentation and Restoration of the Human Soul. Fordham University Conference.  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) Lecture:Psychotherapy’s Epic Pilgrim.” C.G. Jung Society of Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs, CO. 

Hall, B. (2105) Presentation: Mythic Play with Adolescents: Effective Use of Bibliotherapy and Mythology with Adolescents.  American Counseling Association Conference. Orlando, FL. 

Hall, B. (2013) Lecture: The Goddess Archetype and Depth Psychology. University of Colorado.  Boulder, CO 

Hall, B. (2012) Lecture: The Heroic Journey: Mythic Play with Adolescents. Rocky Mountain Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors. Park City, Utah.

Hall, B., and Fidel-Rice, A. (2012) Lecture: Awakening the Whole Counselor: integrating ritual process into counselor education. Religious values in Counseling: ASERVIC Conference on Spirituality and Religion in Counseling.  Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Hall, B.. (2012) Seminar: Mythic Play with Adolescents.  Italy Play Therapy Institute. Florence, Italy.

Hall, B., and Fidel-Rice, A.  (2010) Lecture: Spirituality and Counselor Education: Integrating sacred experience and ritual process into the classroom.  Rocky Mountain Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors. Jackson, Wyoming.

Hall, B. (2010) Lecture: The Mythic Imagination and the Personal Life Story. Boulder Friends of Jung. Boulder, CO.

Hall, B (2009) Lecture: Gender and Representation: A Jungian Perspective. University of Colorado.  Boulder, CO

Hall, B., and Fidel-Rice, A. (2009) Day-long Seminar: The Grandmother’s Circle: Feminine Elder Wisdom.  Denver, Colorado.

Hall, B., Boyd, S., and Smith, A. (2008)  The Male Minority: Why Men Aren’t Coming to Counseling.  Rocky Mountain Association of Counselor Educators and Supervisors.  Breckenridge, Colorado.

Hall, B. (2008)  Lecture.  Developing a Mythic Sensibility.  The C.G. Jung Society of Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Hall, B. (2008)  Lecture: Indigenous Ways of Healing.  Fall Seminar: Ancient Wisdom Informing Contemporary  Counseling Practices: Shamanism, Astrology and Eastern Wisdom  Traditions.  Regis University.  Denver, Colorado.

Hall, B. (2008)  Lecture: Fall Film Series: The Secret of Roan Inish.  Boulder Friends of Jung Boulder, Colorado.

Hall, B. (2006 )  Seminar:  Developing a Mythic Sensibility: The Transformative Powers of Personal Mythology.  First Annual Symposium on Psychology, Spirituality and Culture.  Regis University.  Denver, CO.