With Dreams, It’s About Context

With Dreams, It’s About Context

In dream pattern analysis, we focus on the context of the dream in relation to the context of the real world.  Dream analysis takes into account culture, the client’s history, the situation of the world, as well as physical laws of nature.  This means that the...
Working with Dreams in Therapy

Working with Dreams in Therapy

The First Dream in Therapy In Jungian theory, the first dream a person comes to therapy with is the initial conditions of the therapeutic process.  This dream tells the dreamer and the therapist what the therapy will be about.  It speaks about the therapeutic...
Nightmares: Especially in 2020

Nightmares: Especially in 2020

Lots of people this year have been asking questions about why they have such vivid dreams this year, or why they are having more nightmares.  There’s lots of reason for this.  Times of both personal and societal stress are a cause for increased anxiety dreams. ...
Benefits of Keeping a Dream Journal

Benefits of Keeping a Dream Journal

Finding Themes in Dreams Keeping a dream journal can help you discover themes in your dreams. If you realize that you had 6 dreams about the same thing over a year and a half, then that is an ongoing theme. This set of symbols are a metaphor that is coming up in your...