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Psychoanalytic Dream Interpretation – Is Ending It’s Dark Age

Psychoanalytic Dream Interpretation - The Beginning Psychoanalytic Dream Interpretation was popularized by Sigmund Freud, Carl Jung, and others through their use of dreams during the psychoanalytic process in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Freud tended to stick to purely scientific methodology accepting theory that could be validated through physiological phenomena whereas Jung added [...]

Complex-PTSD makes Individuation Difficult – Showdown with the Shadow

Complex-PTSD Dream - Introduction Let's first define Complex-PTSD or complex post-traumatic stress disorder - Complex-PTSD, also known as complex trauma,[1] is a proposed diagnostic term for a set of symptoms resulting from 'prolonged' stress of a social and/or interpersonal nature, especially in the context of interpersonal dependence. Subjects displaying traits associated with Complex-PTSD include victims of 'chronic maltreatment' [...]

Fear – Paralyzed by Fear, Overcoming Fear and Regaining Control

3/14/2012 – I Married Nurse Jackie? Paralyzing Fear – Then Regaining Control of Situation Phase I of the Dream - Snake in the Basement - Fear Takes Hold   I was in bed in the basement of the house I grew up in – I was afraid to move, almost paralyzed by fear – there [...]

Taking Control of Life Despite Russian Terrorists and Tyrannosaurus Rex

Taking Control of My Life Despite Attacks by Russian Commandos and Tyrannosaurus Rex The dream starts out in the neighborhood where I grew up–I was walking up nearby streets Thurman Ave and Sheridan Ave in Hyattsville, MD. My house seems to be locked up, no one was [...]

Collective Unconscious – White Dragon – Becoming The Spirit

Suddenly, we could see this beautiful white dragon flying in the distance. It was covered with soft white feathers and looked very powerful, strong, proud and noble. It was a brilliant white and shone in the rays of the sun. This White Dragon represents becoming the spirit of my true nature that has been hiding in a cavern (collective unconscious) for most of my life.

Tyrannical Persecutory Predator is in My Head

There is someone in my head but it’s not me – or is it? 1448 I am at a wedding at a ranch for a salesman who worked for me. The wedding ends and a bunch of other salesmen [...]

Dream Work – A Precarious Journey through the Dark Side

Dark side or shadow of unconscious is depicted in this journey through the subconscious metaphorically. Dreamwork offers new liberating insight while simultaneously exposing trauma and rage.

Spiritual Archetype in Subconscious/Collective Unconscious – A Jungian Dream

Dream where I dig up an ancient religious city in the garden of the house I grew up in. I have had many impasses in my spiritual life, ones that have put me on the agnostic/atheistic border. I feel that in this dream the collective unconscious is suggesting I might look for some spiritual growth.

Emotional Impasse – Subconscious – Impasse Caused by Anger and Fear – Defense Mechanisms

Crusader Army Finds a Fortress Emotional Impasse – dream reflects a recurrent theme in many of my dreams caused by having difficulty of letting go of anger stemming from and extremely bad work environment with a narcissistic employer. – 5/30/13 Crusaders in Precarious Environment I am leading a rather large crusading army – we have long spears or pikes. Mostly cavalry and we are in a desert type environment as the sun is setting. The army is moving out in the open and I have a feeling of impending doom– I sense that there is a large enemy force in the area that is closing in on us. […]