JUNE 2017
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2017 IASD Annual International Conference in Anaheim, CA:

Still Time to Register
Lunch and Dinner Available

Check for Room Reservations

Art Exhibit Slide Show Now Online

PsiberDreaming Conference Proposal Deadline is June 30

IASD Board – Still Time to Vote!

Membership News

Regional News You Can Use


Please Support Joanne Rochon

Interviews of Conference Keynotes

IASD’s Book is Now Available

Members Around the World

Members in the Media

Hot off the Press

May Membership Total: 70

IASD Office

Linda H. Mastrangelo, Editor
Janet Garrett, Copy Editor
Laura Atkinson, Design and Layout
Richard Wilkerson, IASD Office Manager
Jean Campbell, Executive Committee Advisor
Robert P. Gongloff, Editorial Consultant


Long-time dreamer, former arts chair and conference host Joanne Rochon needs our help. She is going through a tough period and has a GoFundMe page where we can get more information and send donations

Interviews With 2017 Conference Keynotes

Thanks to Kelly Sullivan Waldron and her popular program, Dreams Unzipped, interviews with Bob Hoss, Walter Berry and Patricia Garfield are now online along with Gayle Delaney, PhD and with Rev. Jeremy Taylor by clicking here

 All interviews can also be found on the IASD website


Have you ever awakened from a dream that left you feeling stunned; a dream so vivid or impactful – and so unexpected – that it changes your life from that point forward? Imagine you could ask a question of a dream character, or the dream itself, and watch as a profoundly surprising response appears. Suppose you could take action in your dream to eliminate a recurring nightmare, heal a relationship, or even a physical ailment. The 100 dreamers in the IASD book Dreams That Change Our Lives have!

Two years ago IASD began collecting dream stories from our members and those with an association to IASD, and we have compiled 100 of them into a book that will be available from Chiron in May 2017. These are what might be called big dreams – stories of life changing guidance, insight and healing; some that reach beyond the senses and even beyond death.

They are presented as guideposts along our life's journey, and introduced by 22 internationally acclaimed experts, psychologists, researchers, and best-selling authors from the International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD).

The book is available on the Chiron web site at Dreams That Change Our Lives.


Would you like to continue to support IASD? Try AmazonSmile, an easy way to give money without the stress. Click here to sign up. Every time you make a purchase on Amazon, .05% goes to our organization. If you have other clever suggestions on how to raise money for IASD, please let us know.


IASD extends a great thank you to IASD members Elena Korabelnikova and Maria Volchenko for organizing the International Interdisciplinary Conference: Dream Gallery with the Russia Society of Researchers of Dreams (RSRD). Elena is the RSRD President.

The conference format offers an exciting program over several weeks, from May 14 to June 30, 2017, and provides opportunities for papers, master classes, web seminars, and art works. The conference venue is the Moscow State Art Gallery which has excellent technological facilities for live and online presentations.”

The conference committee also provides services for English speaking presenters. They are doing a tremendous job incorporating online presentations from those who are not able to attend in person. Included in the program are Brenda Mallon and Clare Johnson from the UK, Robert Waggoner, Bonnie Buckner, Laurel Clark, and Deirdre Barrett from the US.

The organizers say, “The aim of the conference is to draw attention to the international field of dream studies and the traditional culture of dreams in Russia. It will interweave the themes of science, medicine, art, creativity, story and Russian fairytales. The Conference is being supported by a number of institutions including: The Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Moscow, the Russian National Society of Infant Sleep, the European Confederation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, the Department of Neurology, the 1st Moscow State Medical University, and the Moscow Transpersonal Institute.

To view the conference program, visit www.dreamconference.ru and click on “English version. You can also see an extensive art gallery of the dream inspired works at the Dream Gallery Conference Facebook page.


Laurel Clark appeared on KTRS radio 550 in St. Louis on May 9 and was interviewed by Jon Grayson about dreams.

In this issue of Hot Off the Press we will be focusing on TED Talks featuring our own IASD members. The intention of this column is to publish links to evidence-based scientific articles on the study of dreams that are written for a non-research audience.


We don’t understand dreams because they address us in the language of Jesus, Shakespeare, and Einstein. The images in dreams are metaphors. The ability to make sense of dreams is more important today than science, technology, engineering and math – for it delivers us the enlightenment, compassion, wisdom, creativity, and truth we need to use the STEM skills in ways that benefit rather than destroy nature and civilization.



Sheila Asato in her TEDx event in Minneapolis, hosted by Gustavus Adolphus College, presented how dreams can enrich and nourish the creative spirit while enhancing our integrative health and sense of wellbeing.





Antonio Ambrogetti
Jennifer K. Barber-Rupp
Karla A Ruedlinger
Dr Kathryn Belicki
Ann Aaboe Bengtsson
Valerie T Bigelow PhD
Greg Bogart Ph.D
Robert E Bosnak PsyA
Dr Larry Burk MD
Dr Donald Child Ph.D.
Rev Thomas Cushman
Dr Becky Day-Swain MscD
Kathy Dirks
Dr Susanne Doell-Hentschker
Franklin J Galvin PhD
Louis Hagood
Ed Kellogg PhD
Gerhard Kloesch
Prof Roger M Knudson PhD
Mrs. Athena F Kolinski MA
Ms Ilana Laps
Marja Moors
Anonymous = 8


Lunch and Dinner Buffet Meals available till JUNE 11 deadline (noon Pacific) - Lunch and dinner buffets are not just a meal, but an opportunity to expand your conference experience, make valuable group memories, and relax with dream enthusiasts sharing stories and dreams. Meat, Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free options available. Pre-registered tickets are required – we have to pre-order the quantities so only a very few tickets will be available on site for last minute requests.

Discounted Room Block reservation deadline: JUNE 2 - but you may still call the hotel and ask if there are any available at the discounted IASD rate or at a reasonable regular rate (the hotel is beginning to fill up so hurry). If you find a good rate for the Wyndham through another third party discounter, please do try to stay there – it still counts toward IASD meeting our minimum obligation. If you need help ask for Darleen Kashiwada the Conference Service Manager 714-867-5125.

Venue: The Wyndham Anaheim Garden Grove, 12021 Harbor Blvd, Anaheim, CA 92840. This is a perfect location for attendees who want to arrive or stay over a few days to vacation in southern California or visit the exciting attractions nearby. The hotel is 2.2 miles from DisneylandŽ park, and 18 miles from the beaches. It is accessible from the LAX international airport or the John Wayne Airport (Orange County). We have negotiated the same discount rate for 3 days before and after the conference for attendees who want to take advantage of the local attractions.  

The Conference will feature world-renowned keynote speakers and over 140 presenters from around the globe, an opening reception, a Dream Art Exhibition and reception, the annual Psi Dreaming Contest, a “dream hike” along the beach and canyons, and the ever popular costume Dream Ball.

DREAM ART EXHIBITION • This year’s show includes over 40 works of dream-related art. Again this year we are offering you the opportunity to vote for your favorite artists with the popular Peoples’ Choice Award – ballots will be available at the Information Table. To help you with your choice, we have provided a slide show of all the accepted art works with their corresponding dream-related statements on the website: http://iasdconferences.org/2017/art-show/  You are encouraged to download this and carry it with you to the art show as a reference as you enjoy the actual work.


Gayle Delaney, PhD, Jeremy Taylor, DMin, Patricia Garfield, PhD,
G. William Domhoff, PhD, Stanley Krippner, PhD. 

Gayle Delaney, PhD: Dreams: CT Scans Your Love Life. Gayle was the Founding President and a Co-Founder of IASD, and is Co-Director of the Delaney & Flowers Dream Center SmartDreams.net. She is Creator of the Dream Interview method and author of Living Your Dreams, Sensual Dreaming, All about Dreams, and Breakthrough Dreaming.

Jeremy Taylor, DMin: The Many Layers of Dreaming – Avoiding Premature Closure. Jeremy is past President and a co-founder of IASD, the founder/director of the Marin Institute for Projective Dream Work, serves on the Board of the Unitarian Universalist Society for Community Ministries, and is the author of many globally influential books in the field, including The Wisdom of Your Dreams and The Living Labyrinth

Patricia Garfield, PhD: Mapping Your Dream Themes. Patricia is a past President and a co-founder of IASD. She is author of the bestseller Creative Dreaming and has written more than a dozen other books on dreams on such topics as nightmares, children’s dreams, women’s dreams, healing through dreams, grief dreams, and dream-related art.

G. William Domhoff, PhD: Seven Surprising Discoveries That Changed My Thinking about Dreams is the Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Research Professor in the departments of psychology and sociology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is author of The Emergence of Dreaming, The Scientific Study of Dreams, Finding Meaning in Dreams and The Mystique of Dreams.

Stanley Krippner, PhD: Shamanic Dreamwalkers: Teachers or Tricksters? Dr. Krippner is professor of psychology at Saybrook University, San Francisco. He was a past president of IASD, former Director of the Maimonides Medical Center Dream Research Laboratory in Brooklyn NY, and recipient of the APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology in 2002.

Illuminating the Path: Psi Dreaming for a Brighter World invites your proposals for presentations at IASD’s 16th annual PsiberDreaming Conference, as once again we join dreamers around the globe.

Each year, IASD selects a maximum number of twenty-four PsiberDreaming proposals for conference presentation. These proposals are evaluated for general interest, for relevance to the conference theme, and for the presentation of basic skills in understanding psi dream phenomena.

Presentation Proposals need to be no more than one or two paragraphs in length, stating the proposed title of the presentation, name of the presenter, and a brief description of what will be covered in the presentation. These proposals should be sent via e-mail to Conference Host Jean Campbell at jccampb@aol.com by June 30, 2017 for consideration.

Once the conference proposals are selected (generally by mid-July), all of those whose presentations have been selected will be contacted and asked to submit papers of approximately 2,500 words in length, along with graphics, for inclusion in the PsiberDreaming Conference.

For more information on the conference go to http://iasdconferences.org/psi2017/


Just a few more votes and our 2017 vote for the open Board of Directors positions will be complete.

The 2017 IASD Nominating Committee has invited the following seven members to run for the five member-elected three-year board positions that will be vacated as of the June board meeting: Walter Berry (USA), Athena Kolinski (USA), George Leute (USA), Linda Mastrangelo (USA), Angel Morgan (USA), Julie Sparrow (USA), Tadas Stumbrys (Lithuania).

From these seven candidates, the five with the most votes will be announced at the General Membership Meeting at the Anaheim conference on Sunday, June 18th, 2017.

The Board of Directors has also appointed three new Directors: Bob Hoss, David Kahn, and Anna Karin-Bjorklund.

Additionally, the Board of Directors has approved the new slate of IASD Officers for 2017 – 2018:President, Sherry Puricelli; Board Chair, Laurel Clark; Vice President, Clare Johnson; Secretary, Anna Karin-Bjorklund; and Treasurer, Robert Waggoner.

To VOTE NOW for your five top candidates in the 2017 IASD elections for Board of Directors: https://asdreams.org/vote-board-of-directors/

If you haven’t voted yet, and haven’t received an email reminder, that means we probably don’t have your e-consent on file. You can now download this e-consent file print, sign, photo or scan and send that back to office@asdreams.org , and on the same day, get the codes for voting online!

Membership News

Sherry Puricelli, Chair, Membership Committee

New Membership System (Membee) Coming Soon

IASD is implementing a new membership system, “Membee.” If you have recently renewed your membership, you may have noticed that something looks different. If so, you are correct. It looks different because it IS different! IASD is in the process of implementing a new membership system. For now, most of the changes are “invisible” to us, but it is a big change for management.

As we see in most system implementations, there will be glitches. We hope they’re minor and temporary and we thank you for your understanding and patience during the implementation process.

We’re excited about the new and improved membership system. It promises to be more current and to offer more flexibility. As we roll it out, we’re looking forward to introducing new member-friendly features. Stay tuned!

Susanne van Doorn, Regional News Chair

Hallo Everyone!

I hope you are doing well. With the Conference just a few weeks away, we have some Regional Events to look back on: The Southern Dreaming Conference on April 28 and 29, 2017 and Dream Creations: Film, Art & Poetry that was held on May 13, 2017.

Southern Dreaming Regional Conference Awakens the Southeast Dreaming Community!

Over 150 dreamers came together to learn, experience, and move through the landscape of dreams on April 28 and 29. A wide range of workshops and events were offered, including an evening of Ecstatic Dance and Shamanic Drumming with Megha Roezealia Morganfield, and a performance of Harriet Tubman’s Dreams with Becky Stone, that closed the conference.

Conference presenters included: Bob Hoss, Robert Waggoner, and Justina Lasley, among others. Mark Anderson, who garnered accolades at the Virginia Beach Art Exhibit, facilitated a workshop, Drawing from the Well of Dreams, as part of the Art in Dreams track.

A Dream Infused Short Film festival showed five short films, created by local high school students from the Fine Arts Center. These films will be shown in Anaheim as well!

In short, this southeast regional conference was more wonderful than the hosts and conference committee could have imagined!

Dream Creations: Film, Art & Poetry

Lou Hagood has put together an alchemical mixture of art and poetry, poured some film into it and finished with a touch of Freud.

Michael Vannoy Adams, clinical associate professor at the NYU Postdoctoral Program in Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis, author, and Jungian analyst talked about how Dali superimposes imagery.

Deirdre Barrett, PhD, clinical psychologist and Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology at Harvard Medical School, showed her own artwork and talked about how art is often inspired by dreams.

Fariba Bogzaran, PhD. founded and directed the Dream Studies program at John F. Kennedy University. She is also the co-founder of the Lucid Art Foundation and an artist. She discussed the surrealist method of automatism, using a case study.

Caroline Hagood, who earned her English PhD. at Fordham University, discussed her dissertation about female poets watching film.

Last but not least, Bernard Welt, Professor Emeritus of The George Washington University, discussed Freud’s book Secrets of the Soul. With this book Freud, who actually did not really appreciate film, inspired a lot of film makers.


At the Conference in June there will be an opportunity for the Regional Reps to meet each other during the luncheon on Saturday, June 17 from 12:30 - 2:00 pm in the California Room. Our new IASD President Sherry Puricelli has graciously offered to step in to host the event. You will need to reserve your meal ticket when you register for the conference.

Regional Calendar

Regional Rep Zoom Meeting

On Sunday May 28, 2017 the Regional Reps had their first Zoom Meeting. The intention was to organize such a meeting on a more regular basis. The agenda for this meeting was:

• What are your experiences as regional rep? What are some good experiences you would like to share? What problems do you encounter?

• What are your ideas to improve your role as regional rep? (This is a brainstorm so please feel free to mention any crazy idea you have –there is always enough time to decide that something is not possible, but let’s decide to do that in a later phase of decision making).

• Can we (Susannah, Claude and Susanne) help to support you in any way?

• Are there opportunities to connect with members, ways to support members, that we as IASD have missed so far?

Please check the IASD website for up-to-date names and contact information for the regional representative in your area. The Regional Representative webpage is divided into regions, making your search more user-friendly.

Please contact our New Regional Rep, Susanne Van Doorn susanne@mindfunda.com


The Dream News Team

The IASD Dream-News provides late-breaking news, IASD conference information and links to new articles on the IASD Website. Please forward this IASD Dream-News to interested friends and colleagues so they can also sign up for IASD’s free Dream-News. E-mail Submissions by the first of each month to: IASD Dream-News Editor dreamnews2@asdreams.org


The deadline for the IASD Dream-News is the first of each month.
There is no Dream-News published in June 2016.
Submissions by IASD members should be e-mailed to the IASD Dream-News editor.

Please limit your articles to 200 words. The article title should be entirely in capital letters. Any article sub-headings should be in upper and lowercase. Submissions can be submitted in the body of an email message or as an attachment. When sending attachments please include, in the body of the e-mail, your name and an indication that it is an IASD Dream-News item. Acceptable files for attachments are Microsoft Word and Rich Text Format (RTF). E-News articles should be submitted in the following format: Verdana font, 12pt., and black ink. No words should be bolded, underlined, or italicized. Feel free to include photos as attachments. Do not imbed photos or logos in text.

The editor reserves the right to shorten and/or edit articles for clarity and to fit space restrictions.
Articles over 200 words may be heavily edited. IASD reserves the right to accept or reject any article.

IASD members who would like to inform other members of their presentations, lectures, or workshops should submit their names, the titles of the events, the dates, and locations. Please also include either an e-mail address, website, or phone number so that IASD members can contact you for additional information. Submission of book tour dates and lecture series are limited to the following:
individual, contact information, dates, cities, states, or countries.

The IASD Dream-News accepts notices on member media interviews and appearances.
Members should include the IASD member name, the name of the show or publication, the date, and the topic discussed.

IASD holds no responsibility for the content or quality of non-sponsored IASD events
or individual member lectures, presentations, or workshops.

To subscribe to the IASD Dream-News: https://asdreams.org/newsletter-only-sign-up/

To change your E-mail address  https://asdreams.org/member-profile-update/

Please direct any technical problems to Richard Wilkerson at the IASD office: office@asdreams.org

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