Demaris Wehr, Ph.D.

Demaris Wehr, Ph.D.

Author and Speaker
Workshop Leader
Jungian Psychotherapist and Spiritual Counselor

About Demaris

Demaris has a lifelong interest in peacebuilding, starting with her Quaker upbringing.  She taught Religion and Psychology for many years, including at Swarthmore College and at Harvard Divinity School.  Demaris began her practice as a Jungian psychotherapist in 1993.  She and her late husband, Jungian analyst David Hart, had a joint practice in Dialogue Therapy (a form of couples therapy) which they did together as the therapist couple.  She currently lives on Martha’s Vineyard and Vermont.


Demaris Wehr, Ph.D., is the author of Jung and Feminism (Beacon Press) and the forthcoming book, Making It Through:  Bosnian Survivors Share Stories of Trauma, Transcendence, and Truth.

Speaker and Workshop Leader

Demaris has toured internationally giving workshops and presentations on various topics, including:

  • Spiritual Survival Skills: Lessons from War Survivors
  • Forgiveness: Even in the Teeth of Genocide?
  • The Making and Unmaking of a Perpetrator
  • Making It Through
  • The Making and Unmaking of a Perpetrator
  • The Psychology of Forgiveness
  • Seeing Red in Bosnia: The Birth of the Feminine in the Midst of Genocide
  • Finding Your Centerpost and Making It Home
  • The Emerging Feminine in Turbulent Times
  • Staying Sane in a Crazy World: Learning from Bosnian War Survivors

Once the pandemic is over Demaris hopes to continue making presentation to interested groups. She finds this work  greatly satisfying.

Demaris Wehr, PhD