Bronton Cheja, PhD
Depth Psychotherapist and Poet
Ph.D. Depth Psychology
M.A. Art Therapy
Certified Alchemical Hypnotherapist
Certified Life Coach
Co-founder of Liminal Art Salon™
Mr Dream Poet Blog
I work with individuals who want to explore their inner lives to transmute past or current trauma, habits, and limitations so as to live more freely and truer to their basic nature.
And I work with individuals who have a serious desire to express themselves creatively
in deeper, more expansive, authentic ways.
I do this with individuals through the trancework of Alchemical Journeying, and with individuals and groups through creative workshops I call Evoking the Muse.
I have engaged in the art of poetry for 40 years as a means of creative joy as well as for exploring my inner life and supra-rational realms. And as I have for over 28 years, I call upon my diverse background working with others to broaden and deepen their self understanding and catalyze authentic creative expression.
Creative Writing Highlights
Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference.
Award: Most Promising Young Poet, by Pulitzer nominee Sandra Hochman,
Indiana University Writers Conference.
Studied with Pulitzer Prize winner Stanley Kunitz at Columbia University, NYC.
Volunteer: poetry therapy with psychiatric inpatients, Bellevue Hospital, NYC.
Taught poetry to multi-cultured ghetto teenagers, NYC.
First Place, Big Apple Poetry Contest, NYC, chosen by NY Times Art Critic + Pulitzer nominee.
Editor, Desert Song: Art Therapy Magazine, UNM, for two years.
Co-presenter, American Art Therapy Association Annual Conference, Los Angeles:
“Myth, Metaphor, and Imagination in Art Therapy: A Case Study.”
Published “Golden Arrows”, in Pilgrimage: Reflections on the Human Journey, 20:3.
Co-editor, Myth, Magic, Mystery: The Liminal in Art, catalog of art and artist manifestos.
Co-author, Oracle: Visionary Art Expressing the Prophetic Voice, art catalog.
Poetry Winner, San Francisco Writer’s Conference 2011 Indie Publishing Contest.
Poetry books: Divinations of Mr Dream, Perfumed Red Seed, and Lipstick Songs.
- Berkeley Literature and Art Show Reception
- EcoSanctuary Councils
- First Sacred Door Meditation Sept. 30 2016
- Path of Integration 8-20-2015
- Post-Election Poetry Reading in Berkeley
- The Path of Integration
- About Cheja
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