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John Ensign, Ph.D.

License #PSY14539

433 F St., Davis CA 95616


John Ensign, Ph.D.


John Ensign, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist with over forty years experience across a wide range of settings. His private psychotherapy practice is located in Davis, California. Dr. Ensign is a Jungian Analyst affiliated with the C.G. Jung Center of San Francisco.


Jungian psychology takes many forms but all share a distinctive focus on the role of spirituality in psychological healing. This too assumes many forms, depending on the needs of the individual, including the use of dreams and reverie to connect with deep levels of the self while also looking at how these patterns play out in daily life.


Spiritual Direction

Dr. Ensign is a spiritual director who completed training programs at the Shalem Institute for Spiritual Formation and the Bread of Life Center. He also received specialized training in Ignatian Spirituality at the Center for Ignatian Spirituality and completed a Master's Degree in Theology at the University of San Francisco, with a focus on the relationship between Ignatian Spirituality and Jungian Psychology. He has a longstanding interest in contemplative practice and works with Christian and Buddhist practitioners.

Prayer Candles

"The creation of something new is not accomplished by intellect but by the play instinct acting from inner necessity."


                                                                                         - C.G. Jung

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