Dr. Marlo is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY 15318), and Jungian Psychoanalyst, certified through the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco. She is a tenured Professor of Clinical Psychology at Notre Dame de Namur University where she is the Department Chair. She is a Faculty Scholar with the Dorothy Stang Center for Social Justice and Community Engagement and the Reviews Editor for Jung Journal: Culture and Psyche.
She has been in private practice since 1997, specializing in depth-oriented psychotherapy and psychoanalysis with an emphasis on lifespan developmental issues, reproductive mental health, trauma, and spirituality. She provides psychotherapy, psychoanalysis, and consultation for adults and children.
Following an academic background in Psychology and Religious Studies, she earned her doctorate in Clinical-Community Psychology at The University of South Carolina, where she researched psychneuroimmunology, and integrative therapeutic approaches to psychological and physical health. She completed her predoctoral and post-doctoral training at The Palo Alto Veterans Administration Health Care System and Kaiser Permanente Medical Center. She obtained additional education and clinical training by completing analytic training at the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco, where she was certified as a Jungian psychoanalyst.
Dr. Marlo trained at the University of South Carolina’s Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and gained experience particularly with perinatal issues including: obstetric and gynecological conditions, prepartum and postpartum emotional problems, birth trauma, infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth, and infant loss. As a psychologist at Stanford University’s School of Medicine, within the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, she worked with women who suffered from trauma, complex post-traumatic stress, and post-traumatic stress disorder.
She developed “Mentoring Mothers” to address reproductive mental health needs. Her life as a married mother of three children provides continual inspiration. She is passionate about engaging with individuals during this vulnerable and influential time of life.
She enjoys her close relationships with her husband, three children, and friends. A life-long lover of learning, she enjoys learning nearly anything, and appreciates art, culture, travel, reading, film, yoga, meditation, and dance.