" The more I see, the less I know for sure. " — John Lennon

A little bird

June 13, 2015 | Posted in Dreams

I am responding to a request to analyze a dream in which a woman was visited by her deceased father. This type of dream is archetypal and wrought with symbolic meaning. When a person who has passed on visits us in our dreams – we are accessing the collective unconscious. This is the resting place…

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What Dreams Mean

June 11, 2015 | Posted in Dreams

Dr. Carder Stout came late to the world of psychotherapy: After working for Warner Brothers and then branching out to do his own thing in the film industry, he went back to school for his Masters in Psychology in 2004. One of the lovely things about Carder’s approach is that his goal with all patients…

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Scary Dreams

June 4, 2015 | Posted in Dreams

People refer to frightening dreams as nightmares. These type of unsettling dreams have a category all by themselves. These are the dreams that wake us up in a cold sweet and jolt us out of a deep sleep. Sometimes we scream as we are being chased and often we feel that there is no escape….

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On Getting and Staying Sober

May 12, 2015 | Posted in Addiction

If you or someone close to you has ever been treated for addiction or been to Alcoholics Anonymous (or any of the Anonymouses), you know two things: first, how hard getting sober can be. And second, how hard staying sober can be. Sobriety is more than the initial period of detox; cravings, whether for a…

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