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Herbert Long, Th.D.

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Department of Human Sciences


Th.D. in Systematic Theology, Harvard University, The Divinity School
BD, San Francisco Theological Seminary, San Anselmo
BA in History, Stanford University

Classes Taught

Human Processes I: Introduction to Process Work
Human Processes II: Relationships
Human Processes III: The Spirit
Human Processes IV: Worldwork
Human Processes V: Lab – Applying Process Work


Herb Long learned to fly when he was 16. Since then he has served in the U.S. Marine Corps, the United Presbyterian Church, USA, held academic and administrative positions at Harvard University Divinity School, University of Hawaii, the East West Center, Honolulu, and the Labo International Foundation, Tokyo, Japan. In 1983 he opened his psychotherapy practice in Honolulu and in 1987 began studying with Arnold Mindell, the founder of Process Work. In 1990 he moved to the Northwest and was one of the founders of the Process Work Institute of Portland.  He is presently Chairman of the Institute's Board of Directors and in addition to teaching at Marylhurst, he teaches at the Process Work Institute. He is also in private practice as a process work therapist. In addition to his Th.D., he is a diplomate in Process Work from the Research Society for Process Oriented Psychology, Zurich, Switzerland and the Process Work Institute, Portland, Oregon. Semi retired, he moved to Ashland, OR in 2008.

Professional Associations

American Counseling Association
American Academy of Religion
International Association of Process Workers
Societe Europeene de Culture, Rome Italy
Society for Values in Higher Education


Articles and book reviews on culture, social change, development values, psychology, religion, philosophy and theology in:

Alternative to War: Creative Aftermath of Worldwork
At Work: Stories of Tomorrow's Workplace
Philosophy East and West
Cross Currents
The Yoga Journal
Man-Environment Systems; Perspectives
Development News
The Honolulu Advertiser
The Laughing Man


Excellence in Academic Service & Teaching, Marylhurst University (2008)


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