Audrey Punnett, PhD has been helping children, adolescents, adults and other mental health professionals since 1976.

As the only certified Jungian Analyst in Fresno county, she both teaches and works with individuals in her practice.

As one of a few Sandplay Therapist – Teacher’s in the Central Valley she has helped children and adults move through deep healing. 




2001 Jungian Analyst

Diplomas in Child & Adolescent and Adult Analytical Psychology, C.G. Jung Institute, Zurich

1981 PhD in Clinical Psychology

Clinical Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology

Speciality:  Child and Family

1975 MS in Educational Psychology

University of Utah

1971 BS  in Psychology

University of Utah


Valley Children’s Hospital & Guidance Clinic–Outpatient Service & Therapeutic Day School

Kern View Community Mental Health Center & Hospital–Outpatient, Adult & Adolescent Day Treatment

Merced County Mental Health Department–Preadolescent Day Treatment Program


Licensed Psychologist

1985 State of California PSY 8887; 1996 State of New York 012814

1988 National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology

1994 Registered Play Therapist & Supervisor

2006 Clinical Teaching Member, Sandplay Therapists of America/ International Society for Sandplay Therapy


Private practice of psychotherapy since 1981

Consultation Sandplay Therapy & Clinical Psychotherapy since 2004

Associate Clinical Professor in Psychiatry, UCSF – Fresno since 1986

Adjunct Faculty California School of Professional Psychology – Fresno 1986 – 1995; 2010 to present

Board Member Associate for Graduates in Analytical Psychology since 2010, current Vice President

Board Member of Sandplay Therapists of America, since 2006, current Past President

Member CG Jung Institute of San Francisco since 2006, currently on the faculty of the Child & Adolescent Training


Nominated for Outstanding Alumni 1973-1983 Decade at CSPP – Fresno

Certificate of Recognition, San Joaquin Psychological Association 1984

Certificate of Appreciation for participation in Youth Leadership Day 1986, 1988

Lifetime Service Award, San Joaquin Valley Psychological Association 2012 


International Association of Analytical Psychology

Association of Graduate Analytical Psychologists

CG Jung Institute, San Francisco

Sandplay Therapists of America/International Society of Sandplay Therapists

Association for Play Therapy, Inc.


Mental Health Association, Membership Drive 1982

Junior League of Fresno 1982-1998

California School of Professional Psychology, Board of Overseers, Alumni representative 1986-1989; 1995-1996

American Lung Association of Central California, Board Member, 1989-1997; Past President 1992-1994, State Board Representative 1995-1997

Leadership Fresno Class X, Co-chair Class Project, 1993 to present

Central Valley Science & Engineering Fair, Human Subjects Committee 1994-1996