Benjamin Dennis, PhD
Ben is a mythologist and writer cultivating a life-long love of story, myth, and psychology. He has been passionately involved in ritual, rites of passage, psychodrama, and storytelling. His mythic interests include Greek mythology, Native American story, European Fairy Tale, and Hindu epic literature. He is a U.S. Air Force veteran and has worked in such diverse fields as commercial fishing, construction, Investment Banking, and the last 25-years as a Seattle Fire Fighter. Currently Ben is an active member of the Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) team for the Seattle Fire Department, adjunct faculty at Antioch University Seattle, teaches at the Minnesota Men’s Conference, and leads retreats for Veterans and First Responders. Ben holds his PhD in Mythological Studies with and Emphasis in Depth Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute.