Monika Wikman, PhD, is a Jungian analyst, clinical psychologist, astrologer and author of Pregnant Darkness: Alchemy and the Rebirth of Consciousness. A graduate of the Jung–Von Franz Center for Depth Psychology in Zürich, she taught for many years in the graduate department at California State University, Los Angeles, and was a dream researcher at UCSD Medical Center with cancer patients investigating 1500 dreams in her project on dreams of the dying. She hosts a non-profit project under Earthways.com, The Center for Alchemical Studies. She lives in Santa Fe, NM and Gaviota, CA. Podcasts with Monika on various topics can be found at Shrinkrapradio.com, and SpeakingofJung.com.