20th Annual International Conference of the 
Association for the Study of Dreams
June 27 - July 1,  2003
Berkeley, California


Kate Adams is completing her Ph.D. at Glasgow University, UK. Her presentation is an extension of previously conducted research, focusing on Christian and secular children’s dreams about/from God, and Muslim children’s dreams from Allah. She has published articles on teacher’s anxiety dreams and children’s dreams about God.

Stephen Aizenstat, Ph.D., founding president of Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, is a Clinical Psychologist whose original research centers on a psychodynamic process of “tending the living image,” particularly in the context of dreamwork. He has conducted dreamwork seminars for over 25 years throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia. His publications include DreamTending, a six-cassette series of audiotapes.

Geneviève Alain, M.Ps., completed her Bachelor and Master’s degree in psychology at Laval University in Quebec City. She is currently doing her Ph.D. program in psychology at the University of Montreal under the direction of Tore Nielsen, Ph.D. Her principal interests are dreams and personality, therapy with dreams, and nightmares in relation with PTSD.

Deirdre Barrett, Ph.D., teaches at Harvard Medical School. She is the author of The Committee of Sleep: How Artists, Scientists, and Athletes Use Their Dreams for Creative Problem Solving--And How You Can, Too. (Crown/Random House, 2001); The Pregnant Man: and Other Cases from A Hypnotherapist's Couch (Times/Random House, 1998); and editor of the book, Trauma and Dreams (Harvard University Press, 1996). She is a Past President of ASD and Editor-in-Chief of its international journal Dreaming.

John Beebe, M.D., is the former President of the C.G. Jung Institute of San Francisco. He has been working with dreams in medical, psychiatric, and analytic practice since 1965. Dr. Beebe is Clinical Assistant Professor, University of California, San Francisco. His many articles on dreams and other topics span over two decades and include his book Integrity in Depth. He presented at the first ASD conference in 1984 and at ASD conferences in 1996, 1999, and 2001.

Mark Blagrove, Ph.D., lectures and researches the experimental psychology of sleep and dreaming. He is a past-president of ASD, a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Sleep Research, and a consulting editor of the journal Dreaming.

Harry Blumenthal, M.A., M.F.A., is a psychotherapist in private practice since 1980. He trained in Psychoanalytic, Jungian/Archetypal and World Unconscious approaches to Dream Work at California Graduate Institute, Los Angeles, CA and with Stephen Aizenstat at Pacifica Graduate Institute, Santa Barbara, CA.

Fariba Bogzaran, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Founding Director of the Dream Studies Program at John F. Kennedy University in Orinda California. She is an artist and dream researcher. Bogzaran is a co-founder of the non-profit organization, Lucid Art Foundation and is the co-author of Extraordinary Dreams and How to Work with Them.

Robert Bosnak, J.D., is the President of the Association for the Study of Dreams. He is a Jungian Psychoanalyst and author of a Little Course of Dream in Dreams; Tracks in the Wilderness of Dreams; Christopher’s Dreams—Dreaming with an AIDS Patient and numerous other publications. He trains analysts and dreamworkers world-wide and has organized conferences on dreaming, the psychological undercurrents of politics, ethnic violence, and international relations. He is the founder of Cyberdreamwork.com, a web site dedicated to global internet dreamwork through the use of voice programs.

Margaret Bowater, M.A. (Hons), is a Clinical Member of the NZ Association of Psychotherapists and Teaching and Supervising Transactional Analyst Co-Director of Counselor Training in the Human Development and Training Institute, Auckland, New Zealand. She is author of Dreams and Visions – Language of the Spirit (1997, Tandem Press) and is tutor of the HD&TI Dreamwork Certificate.

Celia Briar, Ph.D., is a Professor of Sociology, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Massey University, New Zealand. She has been recording dreams for a number of years and analyzing them sociologically and since early 2002 she has been involved in research on the social significance of dreams with Mary Murray.

Nicholas E. Brink, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in private practice. He is a Diplomate, ABPP, past-president of the American Association for the Study of Mental Imagery. Book Review Editor, Imagination, Cognition and Personality. He has authored Grendel and His Mother: Healing the Traumas of Childhood Through Dreams, Imagery and Hypnosis.

Kathleen Broyles is the Program Coordinator for Sundance Filmmaking and Screenwriting Labs.

Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D., teaches religion and psychology at the Graduate Theological Union and is the author and editor of several books on dreams, including Transforming Dreams; Visions of the Night;, An Introduction to the Psychology of Dreaming; The Wilderness of Dreams; and the forthcoming Dreams of Healing and The Evolution of Wonder.

Jean Campbell, M.A., is moderator of the ASD online Bulletin Board and co-chair of the ASD Development Committee. An educator, dreamworker and writer, she conducts individual sessions and workshops in DreamWork/BodyWork. She is moderator of the World Dreams Peace Bridge.

Manlio Caporali, M.D., is a neurologist and psychiatrist, ASD Member, and Research Professor at Tor Vergata Rome University. He worked earlier in the field of Neurophysiology (ERPS) and now both in the field of Group Analysis and Dream Textual Analysis.

Chuck Coburn is the author of Funny You Should Say That, Reality is Just an Illusion and Living Outside the Box. He and his wife Shirl have traveled extensively, studying with indigenous shaman in remote portions of the world. Chuck provides psychic/spiritual readings, has hosted his own Cable TV show, Personal Pathways, assists local law enforcement agencies and has participated in paranormal research for JFK University and the U.S. Government.

Shirl Coburn is a Certified Dream Tender from Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara. She has served ASD in many capacities, as well as Chair of the Board. She has appeared on radio and TV shows focusing on dreams, including the "Oprah Show." In her community, she facilitates dream groups, workshops and lectures to private and professional organizations.

Tom Crockett, M.F.A., is a writer, teacher, and shamanic counselor. He is the editor of Maskan: A Newsletter of Urban Contemporary Shamanism. He is the author of The Artist Inside: A Spiritual Guide to Cultivating Your Creative Self and the forthcoming Stone Age Wisdom: Shamanic Principles for Living in Balance. He is a student and apprentice in cross-cultural shamanic practice and maintains a private shamanic counseling practice.

Layne Dalfen operates The Dream Interpretation Center in Montreal. Her book Dreams Do Come True: Decoding Your Dreams To Discover Your Full Potential was released in September 2002. Layne has appeared on 45 radio shows across the U.S. She has a Certificate in Gestalt Counseling and studied dream work at the Alfred Adler Institute. She is a member of the C. G. Jung Society and ASD.

Betsy Davids, M.A. (English), is Professor of Humanities and Fine Arts at California College of Arts and Crafts, where she teaches book arts, writing, and literature in seminars and studio courses. Dreams are the core source of her work as book artist and writer.

John Davidson, Ph.D., holds Bachelors degrees in Science and Arts from the University of Queensland and a Ph.D. in Psychology from Newcastle University. He is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Psychology at the University of Tasmania. He has offered lecture and practical units on dreaming within the School of Psychology for more than 20 years and is a member of the Association for the Study of Dreams.

William Dement, M.D., is Professor Emeritus, Stanford University, founder of the pioneering Stanford Sleep Disorder Clinic, and the author of The Promise of Sleep, Some Must Watch While Others Sleep and many other publications. Dr. Dement identified the 90-minute sleep cycle in humans and taught an enormously popular course on Sleep and Dreams taken by over ten thousand Stanford undergrads over a thirty year period. He has lectured all over the world, has received many awards and is recognized as one of the premier authorities in the world on sleep.

Daniel Deslauriers, Ph.D., is director of the East-West Psychology Program at the California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. He is coauthor of the book, Le rêve:Sa nature, sa fonction et une méthode d'analyse, and has done qualitative research on dream incubation, dreams and current concerns, dream understanding, body awareness and spiritual dreams. He is the author of articles on spiritual and cross-cultural approaches to dreams

Sven Doehner, M.F.A., Ph.D., is a psychotherapist in private practice in Mexico City. Trained in Depth Psychology, he has worked for many years with native Mexican healers and guided dream-work groups in Brazil, Greece, Lithuania, Peru, Mexico, the Soviet Union, the U.S.A. and Uruguay. An innovator in alchemical dream-sharing, he works at the borders between contemporary depth psychotherapy and ancient healing traditions.

Nah-Ree Doh, M.S., is a second year graduate student in the Ph. D. program in clinical psychology at Miami University. She grew up in Korea and was exposed to both Korean ways and Western ways of understanding dreams. She became interested in differences between the cultures in terms of experiencing dreams. Her research interests include cultural differences in the experience of dreaming, acculturation, and minority mental health.

G. William Domhoff, Ph.D., is a Research Professor at the University of California, Santa Cruz and the author of Finding Meaning in Dreams and most recently of The Scientific Study of Dreams: Neural Networks, Cognitive Development, and Content Analysis.

Christina Dresp, M.S.W., L.I.C.S.W., is a bilingual social worker in a community health center in the Boston, Massachusetts area. She received her MSW degree from Smith School for Social Work. She has been a clinical field instructor to social work students for many years. She is currently introducing co-workers, psychology and social work interns to dream work. She has been working with Latino immigrants, refugees and with people from Puerto Rico throughout her professional career of 20 years.

Beverly (Kedzierski Heart) D'Urso, Ph.D., a lucid dreamer all her life, has done research on the topic since the 1970's at Stanford University with Dr. Stephen LaBerge. She has lead her own groups and workshops on Lucid Dreaming/Lucid Living. Numerous books, magazines, conferences, and TV specials have featured her work, which currently emphasizes "living life as a lucid dream."

Rita Dwyer is a former research chemist, coauthor of papers and patents in the aerospace field, ASD Founding Life Member, Chair of the Board (1987-90), Past President (1992-93), and Executive Officer (1993-99). A founder and facilitator of the Metro D.C. Dream Community, Rita is also a writer, lecturer, and certified pastoral counselor.

Iain Edgar, Ph.D., lectures in Anthropology at Durham University, U.K. His Ph.D. study (Keele University, U.K.) of meaning-making in dreamwork groups was published in Dreamwork, Anthropology and the Caring Professions: A Cultural Approach to Dreamwork. He is currently writing a book on using imagery, including dreams, as a research methodology.

Marcia Emery, Ph.D., psychologist, consultant, college lecturer, and author, first understood intuition's wealth in 1970 through a dream in which her car brakes failed. This actually happened three days later. A dream chapter is in each book she has authored: PowerHunch!; The Intuitive Healer; and Dr. Marcia Emery’s Intuition Workbook.

Sandy Eugarde, Ph.D., is a psychologist who is currently undertaking her Ph.D. research in the area of dreams and adjustment. She is specifically investigating dream themes and dream affect in relation to adjustment and coping following marital separation. Sandy works clinically in the field of addictions.

Michele Ferrante, M.A., is a Special Education Teacher in Philadelphia, PA. She educates children and adults in the study of their own dreams through presentations, workshops and local dream groups.

Art Funkhouser Ph.D., earned his doctorate in digital picture processing (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1979) and his diploma as a Jungian psychotherapist in 1981. Besides seeing clients in his private practice, he leads a dream group in Bern, Switzerland.

D.Raja Ganesan, Ph.D., is Professor and Head, Department of Education University of Madras, India. He is Founder- President (1988) of the Dream Study Circle, Madras.

Patricia Garfield, Ph.D., a leading dream expert with a doctorate in clinical psychology, has written nine books on dreams and co-founded the Association for the Study of Dreams (President 1998-99). Her Creative Dreaming, a bestseller in print since 1974, appears in fourteen languages. Her work for teens, The Dream Book (2002), won two prestigious awards.

Sandy Ginsberg, M.S., M.F.T., is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the State of California (#MFC32670). She has studied dreaming and dreamworking for more than 25 years. Most recently, she has attended Pacifica Graduate Institute’s “Dreamtending,” as well as the 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2002 ASD Conferences for their comprehensive education.

Ann Goelitz, CSW, is a clinical social worker affiliated with Project Liberty, a program for survivors of September 11th, at Safe Horizon in New York City. Her areas of specialization in private practice include dreamwork, illness, trauma recovery, end-of-life care, and bereavement. She conducts dream groups and workshops for the medically ill and bereaved. Her publications include two articles on her dreamwork with cancer patients.

David Gordon, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist in private practice and founder of The Dreamwork Institute in Norfolk, VA. He has co-hosted the public radio program DreamWorks and written a monthly column on dreams for Visions Magazine in the Norfolk, Virginia area. David has been conducting dream sharing groups and workshops for the past 15 years with particular emphasis on the relationship between dreams and Mythic Journey. He is Membership Chair for the Board of ASD.

Nancy Grace, M.A., has been teaching about dreams since 1989 with a focus on the creative and spiritual dimensions of dream experience. She is also a musician and songwriter. She has been actively involved with ASD since 1993, and is currently on the Board of Directors.

Dale E. Graff, M.S., is an internationally recognized lecturer, writer, and researcher on psi topics. He is a physicist and a former director of project Stargate, the government program of research and applications of remote viewing phenomenon. His books, Tracks in the Psychic Wilderness and River Dreams present his experiences with remote viewing, psychic dreaming, and synchronicity.

Nicole Gratton has a diploma in nuclear medicine. She worked in hospitals for 24 years. Since 1994, she has written ten books in French on dreams and sleep. She teaches dream classes, writes for many magazines in Quebec, and also acts as a sleep consultant. She has appeared on many television shows in Canada and founded the first dream school in Montreal.

Gail A. Grynbaum, R.N., Ph.D., maintains a private practice in San Francisco and is a candidate in the Analytic Training program at the C.G. Jung Institute in San Francisco.

Rosemary Ellen Guiley, Ph.D., has worked as an author, lecturer and workshop leader since 1982. She has written 30 nonfiction books on paranormal, spiritual and self-help topics. She is a lay dreamwork facilitator (10 years+ experience) and has conducted workshops at four ASD events (2000-2002, including the Psiber Con), as well as for numerous spiritual self-help organizations in the U.S., U.K. and Canada.

Louis Hagood, M.A., received his Masters degree in Psychoanalytic Studies from The New School in New York after working in business and technology the first half of his life. The second half has been working with psychotherapy clients on their dreams while training in psychoanalysis in New York. He has published a book on his midlife journey called Midlife at the Oasis: Dreaming in the Second Half of Life.

Ernest Hartmann, M.D., Tufts University School of Medicine, Newton Wellesley Hospital, Boston. Dr. Hartmann has been President of ASD and the first Editor-in-Chief of the journal Dreaming. He is the author of over 300 scientific publications and nine books including, most recently, Dreams and Nightmares (Perseus 2001).

Anjali Hazarika, Ph.D., is the Director, National Petroleum Management Programme in New Delhi, India. She holds a doctorate in Business Management and developed ‘Creativity & Dreamwork’ as a new holistic learning methodology for executive education. She is author of Daring To Dream: Cultivating Corporate Creativity Through Dreamwork and she founded the National Forum of Women in Public Sector Enterprises, and served as its President.

Anne Hill is a doctoral candidate at University of Creation Spirituality. She is a writer, teacher, musician, and dreamworker. She is also the author, with Starhawk, of Circle Round: Raising Children in Goddess Traditions (Bantam, 1998). Anne is a certified dreamworker through the Marin Institute of Projective Dreamwork and has taught in the U.S., Canada, and England.

Curtiss Hoffman, Ph.D., teaches at Bridgewater State College, Bridgewater, Massachusetts, where he teaches courses in anthropology, archaeology, myth, religion, and consciousness. His doctoral research was on animal symbols on ancient Mesopotamian cylinder seals and he has an abiding interest in the relationship of these symbols to consciousness in Mesopotamian culture.

Mag. Dr. Brigitte Holzinger is Head of the Institute for Consciousness and Dream Research in Vienna. She is therapy instructor for Integrative Gestalt-therapy at IGWien and is concerned with research and teaching about "Sleep, Dream and Lucid Dreams" as well as "Gestalt-therapy" at Webster University, Vienna and the University of Innsbruck. She works as a psychotherapist and supervisor in private practice, manages research and directs documentary films. She is a member of the board of the Austrian Sleep Research Association and ASD.

Bob Hoss, M.S., is the President Elect and former Chairman of the Association for the Study of Dreams. He was formerly instructor of Dream Psychology at Richland College and past President of the Texas Parapsychology Association. Principally trained in Gestalt work, he has also performed significant investigative work into the psychology of color and the works of Jung, hence he brings this unique combination of disciplines into the workshop. He is the author of self published The Language of Dreams.

David Jenkins, Ph.D. teaches classes on dreams and offers dream groups in Berkeley, California. He graduated in 2001 from the Center for Psychological Studies in Albany, California with a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. He maintains an active web site at prracticaldreamwork.com. His thesis, The vicissitudes of the theme in dream series, was a study of Emanuel Swedenborg's 1743-44 dream journal.

Jean John, Ph.D., holds a doctorate in psychology from Pacifica Graduate Institute, an M.S. degree in nutrition and is a registered dietitian. She directs the Psychesoma Center devoted to nourishing soul and body through experiential and expressive therapeutic work focused in the areas of diet, dream work and dance.

Tracey Kahan, Ph.D., is Chair of the Department of Psychology at Santa Clara University. Her research focuses on different modes of consciousness and cognitive processing. She has written several articles in the journal Dreaming and elsewhere about dreams, lucidity, metacognition, and memory.

David Kahn, Ph.D. is affiliated with the Neurophysiology Lab, Department. of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School. David Kahn received his Ph.D. in physics from Yale. He is currently doing research on consciousness and dreaming. Past positions have been as science advisor at the Volpe National Transportation Systems Center and visiting professor appointments at the Free University of Brussels, Belgium, and at the Konrad Lorenz Institute, Austria.

Ed Kellogg, Ph.D., earned his Ph.D. in biochemistry from Duke University. A proficient lucid dreamer, he has a long-standing interest in the phenomenology of dreaming. He has presented numerous papers and workshops on such topics as the lucidity continuum, lucid dream healing, and mutual dreaming. In 2002, he organized and hosted ASD’s First Online PsiberDreaming Conference.

Patricia Kilroe, Ph.D., teaches language and linguistics at the University of California, Berkeley and is interested in the role of language in dreaming

Johanna King, Ph.D., is a former President and former Board Chair of ASD. She has published numerous articles on dreams and is retired from a position of Professor of Psychology at Chico State University in California.

Philip King, Ph.D., is Professor of Quantitative Methods and Psychology at Hawaii Pacific University and Vice-president of ASD. His research interests include dreams of health care professionals, dream orientation and dream content connections, and metaphoric manifestations of cultural experience in dreams.

Peter Kingsley, Ph.D., is the author of In the Dark Places of Wisdom (Golden Sufi Center, 1999) and Ancient Philosophy, Mystery, and Magic (Oxford University Press, 1995). He is Adjunct Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of New Mexico at Albuquerque and Honorary Professor, Department of Humanities, Simon Fraser University, Canada.

Roger Knudson, Ph.D., is Director of Clinical Training in the Ph.D. program in clinical psychology at Miami University and a member of the ASD Board of Directors. He has taught courses on dreams for 25 years at Miami. After several papers on the on-going significance of significant dreams, his research is now focusing on dreams in relation to eating disorders

Stanley Krippner, Ph.D., is Alan Watts Professor at Saybrook Institute, past-President of the Association for the Study of Dreams, author of Dream Telepathy, Dreamscaping, Dreamwork and Dreamtime and many other publications on dreams and other topics. Dr. Krippner won a career award from the American Psychological Association for his contributions to international psychology.

Stephen LaBerge, Ph.D., received his doctorate in psychophysiology from Stanford University where he has been researching lucid dreaming for 25 years. He is the author of Lucid Dreaming and Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming, director of the Lucidity Institute (www.lucidity.com), and a founder of ASD.

Justina Lasley, M.A., has led dream groups and workshops over the past twelve years in Atlanta. She earned her M.A. in Transpersonal Psychology with an emphasis in dream studies. She is a member of the Board of Directors of ASD and is the Moderator of the ASD E-Study group for Dream Group Leaders. She has presented at numerous ASD Conferences and is completing, Honoring the Dream: The Handbook for Dream Group Leaders for publication.

Kelly Leigh is a bodywork therapist, a shamanic counselor, and a dreamworker. She works with energetic therapies honoring the divine feminine and the profound healing and release manifested by alignment with the element of water. She has been involved in storytelling, dream sharing, and dream counseling and is a student of cross-cultural shamanic practice.

Paul Lippmann, Ph.D., is a Training and Supervising Analyst at the William Alanson White Psychoanalytic Institute. He is the director of Stockbridge Dream Society and author of Nocturnes: On Listening to Dreams. He has been teaching and writing about dreams for several decades and has numerous published articles on dreams.

Nancy Lund, M.A., has been an ASD member since 1998 and serves as the co-host of this conference. She received her M.A. in Consciousness Studies with a concentration in Dream Studies from John F. Kennedy University in June 1999. Since January 2001, she has been a research assistant with Dr. Fariba Bogzaran at JFKU.

Tallulah Lyons, M.Ed., is the author of Dream Prayer:, Dreamwork as a Spiritual Path. She facilitates a weekly dream group and teaches mind/body techniques to cancer survivors at The Wellness Community in Atlanta, GA. She combines art and dream work with her career as a special education director, teacher and consultant. She is certified in dream work through the Haden Institute.

Linda Lane Magallón, M.B.A., is a founder of the Bay Area Dreamworkers Group (with Fred Olsen) and the Fly-By-Night Club research group. She is the author of Mutual Dreaming and has been studying dream flight for 20 years. Her web site is devoted to that passion and can be found at: http://members.aol.com/caseyflyer/flying/dreams.html (Dream Flights).

Madeline L. McMurray, Ph.D., is Lecturer in Religious Studies, Humboldt State University, Arcata, California. She trained for ten years in a Jungian approach to dreams with The Guild for Psychological Studies, San Francisco. She is also exploring the “world unconscious” in additional training with Stephen Aizenstat, Santa Barbara.

Dennis Merritt, Ph.D., received a doctorate in insect pathology from UC Berkeley, a M.A. in Humanistic Psychology from Sonoma State, California, and is a Diplomate of the Jung Institute in Zurich. He is a Jungian Analyst, sandplay therapist and eco-psychologist in private practice at The Integral Psychology Center in Madison, Wisconsin.

Katrin Meyer is a graduate of Goettingen University in Germany and a postgraduate researcher at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Mary Murray, Ph.D., is a Professor of Sociology, School of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work, Massey University, New Zealand. Her interest in dreams stems from her teaching and research on the sociology of death, dying and emotion, and her work in the area of counseling and psychotherapy, and her own dream life.

Patricia Myers, M.A., has a B.A. in Fine Art, a Masters Degree in Creation Spirituality from the University of Naropa and is a certificate candidate at the Marin Institute for Projective Dreamwork. She has worked with her dreams through the artistic process for over twenty-five years. She teaches creative process incorporating metaphor, dream, and dream-art work at Studio Anavami in Santa Cruz, CA.

Zoé Newman, M.A., is a psychotherapist and spiritual director in Berkeley, where she has been leading dream groups for the last sixteen years. She has presented at previous ASD conferences, published in Psychological Perspectives and other journals, and authored a book entitled Lucid Waking: Bringing Dreamwork Approaches to Waking Life.

J.F. Pagel, M.D., is Assistant Clinical Professor, University of Colorado Medical School, Director of Penrose-St. Francis Sleep Laboratory (Colorado Springs), and the Sleep Center of Southern Colorado (Pueblo) and is past-chair of the Dream Section of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. He is the author of over 60 papers on sleep and on the theoretical, biological, and creative aspects of sleep and dreaming.

Wendy Pannier has worked with Dr. Montague Ullman since the early 1980s, completing many of his leadership and advanced leadership workshops. She published a quarterly newsletter, Dream Appreciation, from 1996 through 2002, based on his group process. She has spoken about dreams and led dream groups for diverse audiences for almost 20 years in the U.S., Europe and Asia. A member of ASD since 1995, she became a board member in 1999, Secretary in 2000, and Board Chair in 2002. She is also chair of the ASD Publicity Committee.

Gina Pearlin, C.H.T., teaches the Hypnotherapy and Dream Studies Programs at Twin Lakes College of the Healing Arts in Santa Cruz, CA and has been facilitating dreamwork for groups and individuals since 1992.

Cynthia Pearson has chaired the "Long Term Journal Keeping" panels for five years and presides over Dreamjournalist.com, A Website for People Who Write Down Their Dreams. She is the author of The Practical Psychic, Parting Company: Understanding the Loss of a Loved One, and the forthcoming Dreaming of the Dead.

David Pleasants, M.A., received his Master’s. in Consciousness Studies and a Certificate in Dream Studies from John F. Kennedy University. His interests in consciousness and dreaming span the fields of psychology, physics, philosophy, and neurophysiology. David works as network coordinator for the Global People’s Assembly and frequently lectures on consciousness and global justice issues.

Raymond E. Rainville, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Psychology at State University of New York, College at Oneonta, New York. He is the author of Dreams Across the Life Span. He has been teaching an undergraduate course on sleep and dreams since 1972. Dr. Rainville is also a clinical practitioner.

Sara Ridberg lives in New York City where she leads workshops in elementary schools and after-school programs on using dreams to inspire creative projects. Sara is also in the first class of the New England Dreamwork Institute where she is working toward her Dreamwork certification. She is also an actress, singer, playwright, and freelance American Sign Language Interpreter.

Maureen Ross is a graduate student in counseling psychology at Santa Clara University, and is currently researching trauma, grief and dreaming. Her work includes grief counseling at the Centre for Living with Dying and Hospice of the Valley in Santa Clara, CA. She uses art and poetry to explore the spirituality of dreaming.

Richard Russo, M.A., is an author, artist and dream educator who lives in Berkeley, CA. His books include an anthology of dream-related material, Dreams Are Wiser Than Men (North Atlantic, 1987). He is currently Chair of the ASD Arts Committee and Editor of Dream Time.

Juliana Scalise studied sociology as an undergraduate at UC Berkeley and is currently a graduate psychology student at Santa Clara University. Her research interests include trauma, bereavement and pregnancy loss. She recently published a study on 9/11 and is currently working on a study of perinatal bereavement and dreaming.

Michael Schredl, Ph.D., works at the Sleep Laboratory, Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany. He has worked in the field of dream research since 1990 and has published many articles and has served on the ASD Board of Directors.

Fred Jeremy Seligson, J.D., is a Dreamer of the Peace Train on the World Dreams Peace Bridge Yahoo Group, Professor at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, South.Korea, and is the author of Oriental Birth Dreams.

Alan Siegel, Ph.D., is an Assistant Clinical Professor, UC Berkeley, Department of Clinical Science. He is Past-President of ASD (1999-2000), and was ASD Program Chair in 2001 and 2003, Dream Time Editor-in-Chief from 1993-2001, Continuing Education Chair of ASD from 1995-2003 and a member of ASD since 1984. He is the author of Dream Wisdom: Uncovering Life’s Answers in your Dreams and co-author of Dreamcatching: Every Parent’s Guide to Exploring and Understanding Children’s Dreams and Nightmares. He practices adult and child assessment and psychotherapy in
Berkeley, CA.

Cody Sisson is a certified Dream Practitioner, Spiritual Counselor and an Interfaith Minister, practicing in western Massachusetts. He is the founder and director of The New England Dreamwork Institute providing a multi-level certificate-training program in Transformative Dreamwork.

Huston Smith, Ph.D., is a pioneer in the study of comparative religion and a major force in global efforts to foster greater understanding among different faith traditions. Author of The World's Religions and dozens of other books, Dr. Smith has taught religion and philosophy at MIT, Syracuse University, and the University of California at Berkeley.

Steven Smith, M.A., M.B.A., currently manages ASD’s Information Office and is Director of Development for the Lucid Art Foundation. Additionally, as founder of Sacred Dreams, he engages in dreamwork as a tool for sacred living in working with those in life transition. He envisions opening a holistic dream center and dream temple on the island of Hawaii.

Bonnelle Lewis Strickling M.A., Ph.D., RCC, is a Jungian psychotherapist in private practice, instructor in philosophy and classical studies at Langara College and Senior Spiritual Director of the Cathedral Centre for Spiritual Direction. She has given workshops and seminars on dreams and spiritual growth in the United States and Canada, and serves on the ASD Board of Directors, where she chairs the education committee.

Gloria Sturzenacker is a journalist, designer, and teacher. She has developed a symbol system, Inner Guide Mapping, to track the multilayered interaction of internal and external experience. During ASD's Online PsiberDreaming Conference last fall, she presented a paper titled, Long-Term Coherence as a Growth Tip of Human Evolution.

Rev. Jeremy Taylor, D.Min., is one of the original co-founders of ASD and served as ASD President (1994-1995). He has been an active dreamworker for more than thirty years, publishing articles on dreams in journals all over the world. His books include Dream Work - Techniques for Discovering the Creative Power in Dreams; Where People Fly & Water Runs Up Hill - Using Dreams to Tap the Wisdom of the Unconscious; and The Living Labyrinth - Universal Themes in Myths, Dreams, and the Symbolism of Waking Life. He is currently the Director of the Marin Institute for Projective Dream Work.

Veronica Tonay, Ph.D., is an artist and psychologist practicing in Santa Cruz. She is on the psychology faculty of the University of California at Santa Cruz and is the author of The Creative Dreamer: Using Your Dreams to Unlock Your Creativity. She has assisted or hosted ASD conferences in 1988, 1992, 1999, and 2001.

May Tung, Ph.D., is a San Francisco-based clinical psychologist and member of World Dreams Peace Bridge Yahoo Group.

Katja Valli is a psychologist, currently working as a Ph. D. student at the University of Turku, Finland, preparing her dissertation Testing the Threat Simulation Theory of Dreaming - Empirical Approach on the biological function of dreaming under the supervision of Dr. Antti Revonsuo.

Johanna Vedral, M.A., is an Austrian psychologist, dream inspired artist, art therapist (in education), and leads an online dream group in German: http://de.groups.yahoo.com/group/Traumgruppe/

James A. Villarreal, M.A., received his B.A. from Marquette University, M.A. from Antioch, and has completed Post-Masters Senoi Studies, New School/Clara Stewart Flagg. He has been in private practice for 24 years. He also teaches Latin , hosted a national children’s TV show (mythology), has been featured in Newsweek, The Wall Street Journal, and on WWDB FM Philadelphia based radio.

Robert Waggoner graduated from Drake University with a B.A. (summa cum laude) in psychology. An ASD member since 1995, he has been published in the Dream Network Journal, and The Lucid Dream Exchange, which he co-edits. A lucid dreamer since 1975, he resides in Ames, IA.

Carol D. Warner, M.S.W., has been involved with ASD since its second year, and has been on the Board of Directors for many years, including being Chair of the Board and current Ethics Chair. She has graduate degrees in Religion and Clinical Social Work, and is a clinician in private practice in Falls Church, VA. Books include At the Feet of the Master, and the soon to be released Return to the Self: Psychological and Spiritual Aspects of the Journey.

Rosemary Watts has been teaching about dreams since 1987. In St. Louis, she teaches for Forest Park Community College, Rockhaven Center for Holistic Living, and a variety of groups, businesses, and corporations. Her eclectic background includes training in Jungian Psychology, Gestalt Therapy, Transformational Imagery, and Transpersonal Psychology.

Craig Sym Webb is a McGill University graduate and Executive Director of the DREAMS Foundation (www.dreams.ca). He has practiced, taught, researched, and written about dreams and consciousness for over a dozen years. He is also a physicist, recording artist & engineer, canoe guide, and has composed music for TV and video.

Bernard Welt, Ph.D., is the author of Mythomania: Fantasies, Fables, and Sheer Lies in Contemporary American Popular Art (Art Issues Press) and has taught an interdisciplinary course on dreaming for over 15 years at the Corcoran College of Art and Design.

Jane White-Lewis, Ph.D., is a Jungian Analyst practicing in Guilford, CT. She is Past-President and past Board Chair of ASD.

Tjitske Wijngaard, M.A., is a psychologist and hypnotherapist in private practice. She has given classes, talks and workshops on dreams for the past ten years and conducts a dream training program. She chairs the board of the Dutch Dreaming Association, the VSD. Beside dreams, her passions include textiles and fabrics.

Richard Wilkerson,  is the manager of the Association for the Study of Dreams website, asdreams.org. He has authored numerous articles on dreaming and has been the Editor and Publisher of the e-zine, Electric Dreams.

Linda Yates, M.S.W., is a clinical social worker with a private psychotherapy practice in Simsbury, Connecticut specializing in work with eating disorders and also with dreams. She has been involved with dreams, dreamwork and Jungian psychology for over 10 years, forming dream groups and giving public talks on dreams in a variety of settings. Linda is a published poet, singer and believer in the use of the arts as a healing modality.

Marco Zanasi, M.D., is Research Professor at Tor Vergata Rome University. For the past ten years he has completed numerous studies of the correlations between dream images and psychopathology using Textual Analysis Software. Dr. Zanasi is a member of ASD.

Michael Zborowski, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at SUNY College at Buffalo, New York. He is the author of about 50 articles and abstracts dealing with aspects of dreaming and personality.


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Program Chair: Alan Siegel, Ph.D.
Program Committee: Mark Blagrove, Ph.D.; Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D.; Rita Dwyer; Nancy Grace, M.A.; Roger Knudson, Ph.D.; Richard Russo, M.A.; Richard Wilkerson; Lilith Wolinsky; Dave Pleasants, M.A.
Conference Co-Hosts: Nancy Lund, M.A.; Steven Smith, M.B.A.; M.A.; Bob Hoss, M.S.
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