Arthur D. Colman, M.D.

  • Harvard, A.B. Magna Cum Laude in Biochemical Sciences, 1958. Harvard College Scholarship (honorary).
  • Harvard, M.D., 1962.
  • Internship: Beth Israel Hospital, Boston (Medicine) 1962-1963.
  • Residency: Langley Porter Neuropsychiatric Institute, University of California, San Francisco (Psychiatry) 1963-1966.
  • Board Certification: American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, 1969.
  • C.J. Jung Institute, San Francisco, 1977-1982.
  • Certified Analyst, 1982-present.
    Other Training
  • Jackson Memorial Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine, 1953, 1955, summers. Sponsor: Dr. Clarence Cook Little.
  • Harvard Biological Laboratories, 1957. Research toward undergraduate thesis. Sponsor: Dr. George Wald.
  • Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, 1959. Research in Psychosomatic Medicine. Sponsor: Dr. Henry Fox.
  • Massachusetts Mental Health Center, 1957-1959. Research toward thesis in medicine. Sponsor: Dr. Milton Greenblatt.
  • National Institute of Neurology, Queen’s Square, London, England, 1970. Sponsor: Dr. Eliot Slater.
  • Associated Faculties Program in Community Psychiatry, Training Program (Washington School of Psychiatry), 1966-1968.
  • Group Relations Conferences (1967 – Holyoke; 1968 – Amherst).
  • Institutes in Organizational Psychology, Organizational Design, Architecture, Group Training Modalities as part of Career Teacher Grant (University of California at San Francisco, 1970-1972) and Behavioral Factors in Architecture Grant Program (1971-1976).
    Work History
  • Military Service
  • Major, U.S. Army Medical Corps
  • Tour of Duty: July 1966 – July 1969
  • Research Psychiatrist, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR) Division of Neuropsychiatry. (Dr. David McK. Rioch, Director).
  • Staff Psychiatrist and Teaching Faculty, Walter Reed General Hospital (WRGH).
    Work Affiliations
  • 1969-1970. Staff Psychiatrist and Head of Research, Etonim Hospital, Judean Hills, Jerusalem, Israel. Staff Psychiatrist, Student Counseling Service, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel.
  • 1970-1972. Career Teacher in Psychiatry (NIMH), and Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in Residence, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco.
  • 1971-1972. Assistant Professor of Ambulatory Medicine in Residence, University of California, School of Medicine, San Francisco.
  • 1971-1976. Lecturer in Behavioral Sciences, Department Architecture, School of Environmental Design, University of California, Berkeley. Faculty and Co-Investigator, Behavioral Factors Grant (NIMH), Department of Architecture, School of Environmental Design, UCB.
  • 1972-1977. Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Ambulatory Medicine, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco. 1978-present Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco.
  • 1971-present. President Founder, Grex (S.F.). President, Board of Directors, 1971-1974; Member, Board of Directors, 1974-1977.
  • 1973-1976. Founder and Member Board of Directors, A.K. Rice Institute, Washington, D.C. 1976 Staff Member and Consultant, Leicester National Training Conference, Leicester, England. Sponsored by Tavistock Institute of Human Relations, London, England. President, A.K.Rice Institute 1986-1988. 1970-present Member, Group Relations Conference Staff: More than 30 Group Relations Conferences including Holyoke National Conference, National Hospital Conference, Santa Clara Conference.
  • 1971-present Director and Associate Director, Group Relations Conference of more than 20 Group Relations Conferences including Menninger National conference, Northwest National Conference, and Conferences including the Wright Institute, the Department of Mental Hygiene (California), the Department of Transportation (California), the Northwest Psychiatric Association of the A.P.A.
  • 1978-present Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of California School of Medicine, San Francisco.
  • 1982-present Member, C.G. Jung Institute, San Francisco. 1983-present Faculty and Training Analyst, C.G. Jung Institute, San Francisco. Chairman, Review Committee, 1988-1992.
    Organizational Consultation (abridged)
  • Consultant: Alemany Day Treatment Center; American Group Psychotherapy Association; Asian Mental Health Center (Berkeley); Asociacion en Mexico Psecologia Profunda; Association Oakland Department of Health, State of California; Department of Transportation, State of California; Eastern Washington University; Ford Foundation; Letterman General Hospital; Tavistock Institute, London; Marin Mental Health Center; Menninger Institute; Northern California Group Psychotherapy Association; Santa Sabina Center (San Rafael); Sociedade Paulista de Psicoterapia Analitica de Grupo (Jornada); Threshold Foundation; University of California (Berkeley, Davis, San Diego) Dept. of Architecture; University of California Medical Center (S.F.), Cardiovascular Research Laboratory; University of California Medical Center (S.F.), Dept. of Psychiatry; University of Virginia College at Wise; U.S. Forest Service – U.S. State Dept.; V Congresso Brasileiro de Psicoterapia Junguiana (Jornada, DA); Wright Institute; Columbia University;. Sokoni.
    Private Practice of Psychiatry
  • 1966-1969 Washington, D.C.
  • 1969-1970 Jerusalem, Israel.
  • 1970-1972 San Francisco, California.
  • 1972-present Sausalito.
    Editorial Affiliations
  • 1973-present Associate Editor, Birth and the Family Journal.
  • 1975-1983 Editor, Journal of Personality and Social Systems.
  • 1975-present General Editor, A.K. Rice Institute Group Relations Readers.
  • 1988-present Editor, Library Journal, C.G. Jung Institute, San Francisco.
  • 1988-1998 Founder and Editor, Connected Works, C.G. Jung Institute, San Francisco.
  • 1984-1998 Chairman, Publishing Committee, C.G. Jung Institute, San Francisco.
    Honors, Grants
  • 1957 – National Science Foundation Training Fellow (Harvard Biological Laboratories) summer.
  • 1959 – National Institute of Mental Health Summer Training Grant, (Peter Bent Brigham Hospital) summer.
  • 1967 – State of California Department of Mental Hygiene Grant for Psychiatric Research, Investigation of the Psychology of Normal Pregnant Women and New Mothers, $1,032.
  • 1968-1969 – U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command Grant for Project, Ward 108: An Experimental Wad and Field Program for Treatment and Training of Character and Behavior Disorders, Dr. Arthur Colman, Chief Investigator, $17,142.
  • 1970-1972 – Career Teacher in Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health, $70,000.
  • 1972-1976 – Faculty and Co-Investigator, Behavioral Factors in Architecture, National Institute of Mental Health, Principal Investigator: Roseyln Lindheim.
  • 1972 – Fellow, American Psychiatric Association.
  • 1978 – Fellow, A.K. Rice Institute.
  • 1986-1988 – President, A.K. Rice Institute.
  • 1990-1994 – Member & Chair Review Committee. (C.G. Jung Institute San Francisco).
    Bibliography (abridged)
    Books Authored
  • Colman, A.D. The Planned Environment in Psychiatric Treatment: A Manual for Ward Design. New York: Thomas, 1971.
  • Colman, A.D. and Colman, L.L. Pregnancy: The Psychological Experience. New York: Seabury Press, 1971. Paperback, Bantam Revised Edition, Noonday Press, 1991. Avon, 1992. French Edition: La Grossesse. Paris: Laffont, 1973. Spanish Edition: El Embarazo: Madrid: Fax, 1974.
  • Colman, A.D. and Libby, L.L. Love and Ecstasy. New York: Seabury Press, 1975.
  • Colman, A.D. and Colman, L.L. Earth Father/Sky Father: Images for Male Parents. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1981 (also published in China, same title).
  • Colman, A.D. and Colman, L.L. The Father: Mythology and Changing Roles. Wilamette, IL. Chiron, 1988; Avon Paperback, 1992.
  • Colman, A.D. Up From Scapegoating: Awakening Consciousness in Groups. Evanston: Chiron, 1995.
  • Additional Bibliography — 14 chapters in Books 1974 – 1996. 40 articles in professional journals.
    Recent Chapters, Articles, Lectures & Workshops 1996—present
    Most Recent Chapters, Articles
  • 1997 – “Pain and Surgery: The Shamanic Experience” and “Beyond Tourism: Travel with Shamanic Intent” both in The Sacred Heritage: the Influence of Shamanism on Analytical Psychology, edited by Donald F. Sandner and Steven H. Wong.
  • 1999 – “Collective Consciousness and the Psychology of Human Interconnectedness” in Group Psychotherapy in the 20th Century – Special Millenium Issue, Vol. 24, Numbers 2/3.
  • 2000 – “Music and the Psychology of Pacifism in Terror, Violence and the Impulse to Destroy,” edited by John Beebe Daimon, 2003.
  • 2009 – “Dmitri Shostakovich: PTSD Casualty or Russian Holy Fool” in Creativity and Madness: Psychological Studies of Art and Artists, Volume 2 (2009)
    Presentations & Workshops (abridged )
  • 1996-1997 – Lectures in Mexico City, Mexico (General Audience) I. The Secret in Individuation, II. In the Final Analysis, III. Pain and Individuation
  • 1999-2004 – Lecture & Workshop in Brazil, South Africa, and Israel on Pain, Indiviuduation, and Scapegoating.
  • 1998-2007 – “Asilomar”, Northern California, Group Therapy Assoc. (Large Group)
  • 1997, 1998 – Oaxaca Workshop, Mexico (Large Group)
  • 1998 – “Barge” Workshop, Sausalito (Small Group)
  • 1999 – Gestalt Institute, Sacramento (Small Group)
  • 1999 – Threshold, California (Organizational Workshop)
  • 1999 – Brazil Workshop, Pocas de Caldas (Large Group)
  • 1999 – Israel Workshop, Jerusalem (Large Group)
  • 2001, 2007 – Consultation in South Africa (Capetown, Johannesburg) University of Capetown Business School (Private Industry)
  • 2009 – Director, Group Relations Conference on Reflection (UCLA)
  • 2009 – Leadership and Transformation Conference sponsored by Fetzer Institute, International Leadership Assocation and James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership (Kalamazoo, Michigan)
  • 2009 – Asilomar Northern California Group Psychotherapy Association (Asilomar, California)