Why Incorporate Dream Work into your Clinical Practice?

Dreams offer a rich and more deeply personal method of exploration in the clinical setting. In this program participants will explore the value of dreams and the deeper meanings that this archetypal landscape is trying to convey. Participants will learn how to navigate dream material and work with the symbolic language of dreams. This course is recommended for any clinician who wishes to infuse more depth and creativity into their practice by incorporating dream work.

MODULE DESCRIPTIONS

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Next Course Begins September 17, 2022

5 MODULES - LIVE via ZOOM PLATFORM 

Saturday’s @ 9:00am-10:30am PT / 12:00pm-1:30pm ET 

  

Begin to unlock the healing power of dreams in the clinical setting

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MODULE 1: September 17th

MODULE 2: October 1st 

MODULE 3: October 15th

MODULE 4: October 29st 

MODULE 5: November 12th

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Admission fee for this course is $127

 

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In the event you need to cancel, please email Explore@Creative-Depth.com with your request no later than 7 days before the event start date.  The cost of the program less a $15 service fee will be refunded.  

 
 
 

Module 1: Why Work with Dreams?  

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TOPICS WE WILL COVER...

  • The Unconscious Realm and Depth Psychology

  • A Jungian Map of the Psyche

  • The Inner Workings of Dreams

  • The Art of Dream Recall

Saturday, September 17

Dreams provide a direct portal into the unconscious realm and offer a deeply intimate and unique view into the psyche. Because dreams convey important unconscious material they deepen the interaction in the clinical setting. Consequently, incorporating dream material provides greater insight into the inner workings of the patient and demonstrates a remarkable ability to guide the therapeutic process.

Module 2: The Inner Landscape of Dreams  

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Saturday, October 1

General traits and characteristics of dreams will be discussed to provide a framework to begin working with dream material. Distinctions will be made between types of dreams, differing perspectives of the observer and specific qualities of dream characters. Participants will also learn how to identify significant and meaningful aspects of the dream landscape. Particular focus will be placed upon exploring symbolic material which is a key component to uncovering and decoding the hidden intelligence in dreams.

TOPICS WE WILL COVER...

  • Dream Setting: Snapshot of Psyche's Movement

  • Perspective of Dream Ego

  • Symbolic Material and the Importance of Personal Associations

  • Uncovering and Decoding Hidden Intelligence in Dreams

Module 3: Tips and Tools for Working with Dreams  

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Saturday, October 15

While the art of listening and questioning is a primary skill for any form of generative interaction in the clinical setting, this is particularly true when working with dream material. The clinician is the tool or instrument that guides the process of revealing deeply personal information, historical references and narratives contained within the dream. In this module, focus will be placed on further developing and more finely attuning these exploratory skills with dream work.

TOPICS WE WILL COVER...

  • Digging Beneath the Surface

  • Revealing and Connecting Clinical Material within the Dream

  • Identification of Affect-Laden Material and Complexes

  • Psychoeducation and the Dream

Module 4: Experiential Application of Dream Material  

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Saturday, October 29

This module will provide the opportunity for participants to practice the art of dream inquiry. Multiple case examples will inform the interactive and reflective process of working with dreams. Through a dyadic interplay, participants will gain a lived-experience of the back and forth discovery process involved in dream work. Participants will have the opportunity to share clinical insights and partake in broader discussion to generate a rich learning environment with multiple perspectives.

TOPICS WE WILL COVER...

  • Dream Vignettes and Case Examples

  • Practical Application of Dream Inquiry

  • Dyadic Interplay for a Lived-Experience

  • Group Processing: Consideration of Multiple Perspectives

Module 5: Deepening the Art of Dream Inquiry

TOPICS WE WILL COVER...

  • Know Thyself: An Ethical Responsibility

  • Deepening the Work through Connection with the Collective Unconscious

  • Discussion of Resources to Enrich Dream Inquiry

  • Further Guidance and Next Steps

Saturday, November 12

The concept of 'Know Thyself' will be explored and guidance for building a repertoire of resources to deepen the art of dream inquiry will be provided. This module will incorporate fairytales, myths, legends, spiritual traditions, and cultural references that are rich fertile ground for deeper exploration. Connections to the collective unconscious will also be made in order to provide a multiplicity of meaning in dream work and generate greater diversity for amplification purposes.

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