SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF PRESENTERS AT THE
TWENTIETH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF THE
ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF DREAMS
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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,
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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