Articles & Chapters

“A Reckoning.” Review of Demaris S. Wehr, Making it Through: Bosnian Survivors Share Stories of Trauma, Transcendence, and Truth, Asheville, NC: Chiron Publications, 2020. pp.109-115.


Melissa Hilliard Potter, with Sukey Hughes and Patricia Reis, “The Los Angeles Woman’s Building, 1980s: Hand Papermaking as Feminist Pedagogy” in Hand Papermaking, 33:2, winter, 2018, 14-19.


“Fat” in Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche, 12:1, February, 2018, 62-69.


“It’s a Dog’s Life” in The 2017 Compassion Anthology.



dark-matter-website-homepage“Dining Out on the Great Divide: Donna Haraway, Thomas Thwaites, Frans deWaal, Karen Joy Fowler, Charles Foster and Helen MacDonald” in Dark Matter: Women Witnessing, October 2016, Issue #4.

Patricia-Reis-on-a-Memorable-DreamPatricia Reis on a “Memorable Dream: In Dreams Begin Responsibilities,” Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche, 10:1, March, 2016, 107-110.

deranged-cover2Review of Deranged by Nora Jamieson in Dark Matter: Women Witnessing, December 2015, Issue #3.

Translate This Madness” in Jung Journal: Culture & Psyche, 9:3, 62-66, 2015.


“Over The Edge” in Dark Matter: Women Witnessing, November 2014, Issue #1.

buddhismanddepthsm“The Female Buddha: Discovering the Heart of Liberation and Love” in Buddhism and Depth Psychology, Refining the Encounter. Spring, A Journal of Archetype and Culture, Vol. 89, Spring 2013 —Download PDF

spring“Where the Wild Things Are: Dreaming the Bioregion” in Minding the Animal Psyche, Spring, A Journal of Archetypes and Culture. Vol. 83. Spring 2010 —Download PDF

evrythingIeat“Easy as Pie” in Everything I Eat Nourishes Me: A Cookbook for Body and Soul, Aline Fourier, Creative Resonse, Inc., 2010 —Download PDF

“Figlie di Saturno: Rivisitazaione di un Antico Mito” in Prometeo: Rivista trimestrale di scienze e storia, Anno 26, Numero 102, Arnaldo Mondadore Editore, 2008

cover“The Art of Revelation and the Restoration of Memory” in Women, Trauma, and Visual Expression, Amy Stacey Curtis, 2005

prmusessm“Mnemosyne’s Well of Rememberance” in Muses: A Journal of Archetype and Culture, Spring 70, 2004

“The Self-Seeding Goddess and the Mysteries of Creativity” in From the Realm of the Ancestors: Essays in Honor of Marija Gimbutas, Joan Marler ed., Knowledge, Ideas, and Trends, Inc., 1997

prsagasm“Psycho-Erotica: Pursuing the Perverse with Madonna” in Saga: Best New Writings on Mythology, Ed. Jonathon Young, White Cloud Press, 1996

“Reclaiming the Body: Feminist Art in America,” unpublished paper presented at the Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, Maine, 1996

“The Mythologies of Remembering,” Sojourner: The Women’s Forum, August, 1995

“Female Gender Trouble: Pursuing the Perverse with Madonna,” The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal, Vol.12, Number 3, 1993

“Her Body, Ourselves: Redfining Beauty and Power,” Radiance, no. 34, Spring, 1993

poetic memory001-1“Dreams: Poetic Memory,” Catalogue essay for curated art exhibit, “Dreams: Poetic Memory,” University of Southern Maine, 1992

“Unveiling Aphrodite,” The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal, Vol. 9, Number 1, 1990

“Women’s Poetry on Breast Cancer,” Holistic Medicine, September/October, 1989

“A Woman Artist’s Journey,” The Womanspirit Sourcebook, Ed., Patrice Wynn, Harper and Row, 1988

“The Dark Goddess,” Woman of Power Magazine, Issue Eight, Winter, 1988

“Good Breast, Bad Breast, This is the Cuckoo’s Nest: Ken Kesey and the Myth of Matriarchy,” Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion, Fall, 1987

“Facing Medusa: The Dark Goddess and Creativity,” Common Boundary, July, 1987

“The Work of Heinz Westman: Review, Interview and Commentary,” Patricia Reis and James Harrod, The San Francisco Jung Institute Library Journal, Spring, 1987

“The Mysteries of Creativity: Self-Seeding, Death, and the Great Goddess,” Psychological Perspectives, Spring, 1986

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