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The Role of Dreams in Psycho-Spiritual Emergence Processes

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Bonnie Bright speaks with Dr. Darlene Viggiano about Viggiano's research on the Role of Dreams and Dream-like Experiences in Psycho-Spiritual Emergence Processes. Dr. Viggiano is leading a free online study group on the topic on Depth Psychology Alliance during the month of May 2012. Everyone welcome!

Everyone goes through challenging times of psycho-spiritual growth. Darlene explores the function of dreams and visions during crucial periods of psycho-spiritual development. Darlene's work is based on research that analyzed 7 cases of extraordinary experiences associated with dreaming & dream-like states.


Darlene B. Viggiano, Ph.D. (MFT), author of Dreams and Dream-like Experiences: Their Role in Spiritual Emergence Processes, has co-led group dream analysis for Saybrook University, where she also presented on "Brain Activation Patterns and Neuro-physiological Correlates of Hypnotic Dreaming." She has presented extensively and authored numerous peer-reviewed articles on the topic.