Machiel Klerk is a licensed mental health therapist with a specialization in dreamwork (the practice of working with dreams as a therapeutic tool).

He has extensive training and experience as a therapist, is a sought-after international speaker, and is a dedicated social entrepreneur. He regularly presents workshops and lectures in Europe, North America, and Africa.

Machiel's Specialties


With his considerable experience in different healing modalities, Machiel specializes in dreams, trauma support, grief and loss, addiction, and adolescents and young adults.



Machiel Klerk is an internationally acclaimed dreamworker with more than 20 years’ experience in working with dreams.


Social Entrepreneur

One of the Enlightened 50 for "making a measurable difference in the lives of Utahns through innovation, collaboration, and commitment to the common good."

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 machiel@machielklerk.com 801-656-8806


He has published numerous articles on depth psychology, released a CD on dreams and has been acknowledged as one of the 100 Most Influential Cultural Figures in Utah, USA where he is the founding president of the Jung Society of Utah.


He has been in practice as a therapist since 2006, and started his private practice in 2011. He holds a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute in California, USA; followed a depth psychology course at the Jung Institute in Zurich, Switzerland; and completed an additional three-year training program with acclaimed Jungian analyst, Robert Bosnak, to become a certified Embodied Imagination dream therapist.

Jung Platform

Machiel is also the founding president of Jung Platform, a highly successful online education portal offering premium courses and webinars to more than 15,000 members in 50 countries on topics related to the field of depth psychology.

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