If you’ve ever been curious about your dreams, you’ll find this episode of the Woman Worriers podcast to be a fascinating and insightful look at them. Host Elizabeth Cush, LCPC, of Progression Counseling in Annapolis, Md., interviews Lourdes Viado, Ph.D., MFT, a Las Vegas-based marriage and family therapist, psychologist and host of the Women In-Depth podcast, about “depth psychology” or digging deep into the unconscious mind. They talk about Carl Jung, dream work, shadow work, symbolism and metaphor and how we can tap into them to hear messages about our hidden parts and unmet needs and to better understand ourselves and our lives.
Listen and learn:
The value of choosing a “wounded healer” as a therapist
What depth psychology is and how Jungian psychology is related
The role of the unconscious
The negative consequences of ignoring the parts of ourselves that need attention
The value of psychological symptoms and suffering
How the unconscious speaks to us through dreams
What dreams can reveal
Why a dream dictionary has little value
What kinds of questions to ask yourself about a dream
How to remember more of your dreams
Tips about dream work
> Dr. Lourdes Viado’s website
> Women In-Depth podcast
> Dr. Viado’s book recommendations
> Jungian Centers in the United States
> Books by James Hollis, Ph.D.
> Through the Dark Wood: Finding Meaning in the Second Half of Life by James Hollis, Ph.D. (audio CD)
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