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DNA 2018 Program Update

Posted by Dr Susannah Benson on Feb 28, 2018

March 4th: Dream Animals, Fairytales, and Myths

Dream animals can reveal and illuminate deeper layers of our relationship to nature. They can evoke empathy and bring awareness to shared environmental realities. As allies, animal figures carry a psychic charge—an instinctual truth which can carry knowledge and insight and invite or challenge us to change, to consider what qualities we might need more of or need to relinquish. Register here https://www.trybooking.com/356533

June 3rd: Lucid Dreaming.

Our Guest presenter who will be joining us online is Dr Clare Johnson, a very popular speaker, author and sought –after presenter. Claire is a leading voice in the Lucid Dream Field. She is the author of Dream Therapy: Dream your way to health and happiness, and Llewellyn’s Complete Book of Lucid Dreaming. Learn more about Dream Therapy and hear some of the stories in the book here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rEhE2CegUd8. Visit her at: www.DeepLucidDreaming.com 

September 9: Dream work, Active Imagination and Amplification.

Our program will include dreamwork practices looking at the work of Carl Jung, Marie Louise von Franz, Rix Weaver, Yolanda Jacobi, Veronica Goodchild, Michael Vanoy Adams and Nancy Swift Furlotti 

October 28: Epoch, Archetype and Ecology: Listening to the Deep Patterns of our time.

The program will include both online and live presentations. Our venue for this program will be St Joseph’s Centre at Baulkham Hills.

This workshop will be an opportunity to focus on the broader, social-cultural aspect of our dreaming and the importance of dreams, symbol and myth in helping navigate transitional times.  We know from historical records and psychological studies that in times of change and transition which would certainly correlate with our current times that dreams are more likely to be activated. Dreams can be anticipatory and can provide insight and give rise to novel, creative emergent awareness.


As IASD Australian Regional Representative and Past President, it is a pleasure to share current events news. IASD in partnership with the Dana Foundation for the upcoming Brain Awareness week has developed a brief 2-page document on Dreaming and the Brain. During the first week of March IASD will be posting daily articles on this topic to its website: www.asdreams.org

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