Delayed Post Traumatic Stress PTSD

Dreams Whisper I am writing a follow up to my dream book. The new book will be called “Dreams Whispered Advice.” I am including a chapter on delayed PTSD. I have had many clients who experienced warfare or severe sexual abuse whose PTSD gets worse when their lives get better decades later. How is thatContinue reading “Delayed Post Traumatic Stress PTSD”

Dreamcatcher

People put out dreamcatchers to try to filter dream images coming to the subconscious from the collective unconscious. Catch helpful ddream interpretations at http://www.drstevenfox.com

Learning about coronavirus in dreams

Dreams about school often involve new learning/new situations such as with the coronavirus…See Bad School Dream During Coronavirus      

Telehealth psychotherapy and assessment

  I will be doing telehealth psychotherapy and assessment during the coronavirus outbreak. Please phone my office manager Nathalia at 480-668-0332, and she will set it up. See my profile at https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/therapists/steven-g-fox-tempe-az/36129?sid=5e97d612a6a2b&name=Steven+G+Fox&ref=1&tr=ResultsName

What could a fox and three wolves mean in a dream?

Dream 543: Outfoxxing the Wolves of Change A man had the following dream: “I’m walking with a fox in the woods, feels like a companion. There are 3 wolves in the distance, following us. At first I feel like I need to protect the fox, but in the end the grey wolves mean no harm.Continue reading “What could a fox and three wolves mean in a dream?”

What could flying dragons competing to mate mean in a dream?

Dream 542: All the things I need to do A man had the following dream: “I had a flash dream that lasted only a few seconds about 1 or 1:30 AM. I was a dragon flying with many others all which ways. It was like a gathering for mating or mate selection. It was competitiveContinue reading “What could flying dragons competing to mate mean in a dream?”

The Collective Unconscious

Dream 540 Image: This ancient thought is similar to Carl Jung’s idea of the collective unconscious–that there ideas that are in the air that can enter our subconscious through dreams.

The Grecian Use of Dreams in Healing

In ancient Greece, there were temples of healing that use dreams and dreams incubation for thousands of years to heal physical illness. I think I stumbled into using some of their methods, notably dream incubation. See https://www.ancient-origins.net/history-ancient-traditions/dream-cure-effective-healing-power-dream-incubation-ancient-greece-009287 “Dream Incubation Present within most of these sleep temples were elaborate systems of fasting, dedication, lustration, purification, ritualContinue reading “The Grecian Use of Dreams in Healing”

The Dream Community in Communion with the Collective Subconscious

“Formica Coriandolo Dream Specialist and Trainer Formica Coriandolo has been a lucid dreamer with a passion for the dream realm since she was a child. At the age of 21 she moved to Damanhur – Federation of Spiritual Communities – in Italy, where she deepened her natural talent in lucid dreaming under the tutelage of Damanhur’sContinue reading “The Dream Community in Communion with the Collective Subconscious”

What might killing a scorpion that stung you mean in a dream?

Dream 538:I hate that I hate you A woman dreamed that she killed a white scorpion that stung her and wondered what it could mean. Interpretation In dreams, animal represents part of the dreamer’s instincts. Scorpions typically represent aggression. This dream is probably a combination of levels one and two. If it were just level … Continue reading What might killing a scorpion that stung you mean in a dream?

Dreams helped send my MS into remission

Dreams were part of the healing of sending my MS into remission. The book “Multiple Sclerosis Mission Remission: Healing MS Against All Odds”is available for free for the next 5 days at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07D7JBZ5L/ref=cm_sw_r_fa_awdo_t1_.pDiBbVDAK0S4

What does your father getting shot in the leg and your mother getting shot in the heart mean in a dream?

Dream 532: Your Cheating Heart A woman dreamt that she was attending someone’s wedding. She decided to leave and take an uber ride share home. The driver was an 84-year-old man who violated her sexually when she arrived home. At home, someone had shot her father in the leg, and he was not hurt veryContinue reading “What does your father getting shot in the leg and your mother getting shot in the heart mean in a dream?”

Helpful Hint to Remember Your Dreams

A psychologist who had been in Jungian analysis shared a way to help remember dreams. He noted that drinking a large glass of water would require getting up in the middle of the night. When one gets up to go to the bathroom, you usually were in an REM dream state before waking up andContinue reading “Helpful Hint to Remember Your Dreams”

In dreams, loved ones sometimes welcome you home

Hospice workers noticed that dying patients frequently dream of family or friends who have died before in this article I have noticed for years that people can have spiritual or vision dreams where it feels like the deceased friend, relative, or lover is actually there. That is, the dreamer believes they can see, hear, touch,Continue reading “In dreams, loved ones sometimes welcome you home”

What does a basketball player putting a cross in his socks in a dream mean?

Dream 521: I believe I can fly A woman dreamt that she was sitting at her desk at work. She keeps getting a phone call from some person who is begging for her urgent help. She keeps her equanimity by telling the person that putting a necklace with a cross in their socks will helpContinue reading “What does a basketball player putting a cross in his socks in a dream mean?”

What does a squirrel, numbers, and a cat biting mean in a dream?

Dream 516: The Good Squirrel in a hard situation A woman had this first of two dreams: “So I have been having lots of visions and seeing numbers in my dreams, but the numbers come in my dreams, just showing me the numbers. First strange dream, I had a squirrel stuck on the top ofContinue reading “What does a squirrel, numbers, and a cat biting mean in a dream?”

What does a whale, manatee, and dolphin swimming in a mudpuddle in a dream mean?

Dream 515: Set me free! A woman had the following dream: “I just woke up from the weirdest dream. There was a busy little street with ton of shops and fun houses etc., almost like the Kensington market area. There was a school down the hill with a small gate and a bunch of studentsContinue reading “What does a whale, manatee, and dolphin swimming in a mudpuddle in a dream mean?”

Why are dreams important?

Dream post 514: Journey to the Center of Your Life https://medium.com/s/greatescape/inside-the-far-out-world-of-dream-therapy-2c57f950a67e The above article is the best dream therapy article I have have read in some time. I think the thing about dream therapy is that it took me ten years to get really good at it–I mean I was always OK, but did notContinue reading “Why are dreams important?”

What could losing teeth in a dream mean?

Dream 511: Personal Loss I am frequently asked about the meaning of losing teeth in a dream. I came across this extensive post by Jungian dream interpreter Jesamine Mello on the Quora website that tells you ninety percent of what you need to know: “While it’s true that dreams about losing or breaking your teethContinue reading “What could losing teeth in a dream mean?”

What does cleaning out your high school locker mean in a dream?

Dream 510: You learned it, so you can leave it A woman had the following dream: “It’s always the last day of high school and the building is clearing out. The hallway is trashed. I’m getting my stuff out of my locker and going to my car. The hallways still have a few other studentsContinue reading “What does cleaning out your high school locker mean in a dream?”

What do gangsters stealing your air conditioning in a dream mean?

Dream 508: Losing your cool A man had the following dream: I had a dream that I walked into my old friend’s shop and a bunch of gangsters showed up and started stripping it of the AC units and everything else of value because he owed them money. I tried to respectfully remove myself fromContinue reading “What do gangsters stealing your air conditioning in a dream mean?”

What does having your baby delivered by a troubled sister mean?

Dream 506: Surprising delivery in difficult circumstances I usually research my dreams online and find clear answers, but my dream last night was memorable and I’m getting very mixed results. First and foremost, I am not pregnant! But I dreamt of having cramps during a family event and finding out a hour or so laterContinue reading “What does having your baby delivered by a troubled sister mean?”

What does wearing a wedding ring on the wrong finger mean in dreams?

DREAM 502: Put a Ring On It A man described the following dream: “In this dream there was a woman wearing her ring on her left index finger. I asked her “are you married”, and she said yes. It was a gold wedding band. She told me that she used to wear it on herContinue reading “What does wearing a wedding ring on the wrong finger mean in dreams?”

What does an eagle kissing you on the forehead mean in a dream?

Dream 501: A Spiritual Thank You! A woman had the following dream: I have with a dream question that I can’t figure out–it’s a fairly simple dream, just wondering if this has a big meaning. A bald eagle was flying high and stopped mid-air to kiss me on the forehead. I woke up feeling extremelyContinue reading “What does an eagle kissing you on the forehead mean in a dream?”

“Multiple Sclerosis Mission Remission: Healing MS against All Odds” is available in print and as an ebook

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Stem cell treatment of MS

There’s been some long-term studies of stem cell therapy with MS. It involves immunosuppressant therapy followed by injecting the person with their own stem cells into their bloodstream which apparently goes to the affected areas. They did a five-year follow-up of people who did this one time treatment and most were in complete remission withoutContinue reading “Stem cell treatment of MS”

What could rune and hieroglyphic like images mean in a dream?

Dream 500: Interpreting Hieroglyphics A woman sent me the above drawing of an image she had in a dream. She noted that there were also poisonous snakes and insects all over it. I attempted to interpret some of the possible meanings. Interpretation These were my remarks to her: The triangle intersecting a square looks likeContinue reading “What could rune and hieroglyphic like images mean in a dream?”

What might refusing to eat someone’s feces mean in a dream?

Dream 499: Do not hurl pearls in front of swine A woman had the following dream: “The dream begins in a workplace where there are multiple staff members. I am unsure of the type of work but it seems to be some sort of customer service where they help people. I was a staff memberContinue reading “What might refusing to eat someone’s feces mean in a dream?”

What might a cat eating a mouse who is eating another mouse mean in a dream?

Dream 497: When I’m nice, I get taken advantage of A woman had the following dream: I need help interpreting a dream. Well, actually two of them. 1- I don’t remember most of it, but the part that stands out was I had found the cat eating a mouse. I took it out of theContinue reading “What might a cat eating a mouse who is eating another mouse mean in a dream?”

What advice do I have for a young person with Multiple Sclerosis, MS?

A young person with MS asked for advice about how to cope with having multiple sclerosis–this was my answer: Let me say first that I appreciate and agree with much of what has already been answered; however, I am going to give you a more hopeful answer, based on 26 years of living with thisContinue reading “What advice do I have for a young person with Multiple Sclerosis, MS?”

What does a dog biting your mother’s hand without leaving a wound in a dream mean?

Dream 495: Being more assertive couldn’t hurt   A man dreamed that he was walking with his mother and all of a sudden a pitbull ran out and bit her on the hand. But somehow, when she pulled her hand away, there was no wound and no bleeding. He wondered what this might mean? I,Continue reading “What does a dog biting your mother’s hand without leaving a wound in a dream mean?”

In a dream I incubate about how another person feels, am I hearing what the person would say, or am I hearing my subconscious?

Dream Question 494:It is probable that energy is sometimes exchanged from one subconscious to another through the collective subconscious. A man recently asked me the following question: “Subject: Point of View in A Dream Recently read ‘Dreams’. Loved it. So helpful! If I incubate a dream asking what someone else feels, how do I knowContinue reading “In a dream I incubate about how another person feels, am I hearing what the person would say, or am I hearing my subconscious?”

Luminous Dream Art: Joseph’s Dream

DreamGreat Art 492: Joseph’s Dream Carl Jung used the term “luminous” to describe the quality of particularly vivid dreams that fill the dreamer with a sense of sacred awe and wonder. This picture of Angel Gabriel telling Joseph that Mary was going to have the child Jesus comes close to that inspirational sacred awe thatContinue reading “Luminous Dream Art: Joseph’s Dream”

Which cover do you like?

The one with red ms letters or the plain one?

What might floating upside down in a coffee shop mean?

Dream 491: Wake Up and Get Grounded A man  recently dreamed that he was floating upside down in a coffee shop in town. At some point(though there are other details) his mother assisted him by tying him to a street light pole so he wouldn’t float away. Interpretation When there is coffee involved, one remembersContinue reading “What might floating upside down in a coffee shop mean?”

Analysing the overall pattern of a series of dreams

Dream 490: Analyzing a series of dreams, or skipping the details and going for theme A man described having the following series of dreams: “In my dreams dreams I am sitting at a table in a resturant and then I suddenly am flying and I am aware by the sound and feeling of electricity. IContinue reading “Analysing the overall pattern of a series of dreams”

UFOs

Dream 488: UFOS and the hope for change A woman had the following dream: “Isn’t it frustrating to forget a dream that you feel has great significance in your life? Just last night…I can only remember seeing the moon in my dream…only it became two…then many more…then all of a suddenly these satelites became spaceshipsContinue reading “UFOs”

Dream 487: Protecting Powerful Energies from the Negative

Dream 487: Rolling in the deep A man had the following dream: “So I had a dream where I was up on this sort of wooden watchtower with a bow and some arrows when suddenly a group of people riding elephants swarmed my tower. I held them off with my arrows and in the dream,Continue reading “Dream 487: Protecting Powerful Energies from the Negative”

How is the shadow in dreams related to death?

Attending my wife’s funeral the other day, it struck me that death is the ultimate shadow following us through life. We are often motivated to accomplish things in a timely manner because of awareness that death is our ultimate fate. This is especially true as one ages. The shadow is the part of our personalityContinue reading “How is the shadow in dreams related to death?”

What might twin boys and twin girls mean in a dream?

Dream 481: The sky is the limit A woman had the following dream: “I had a dream last night that I was holding four children, two boys and twin girls…they were so adorable…I have no idea what it means, but I felt do much love for them.” Interpretation Each living thing in a dream isContinue reading “What might twin boys and twin girls mean in a dream?”

Do dreams ever possibly refer to past lives?

Dream 480: Quit sacrificing yourself A man had the following dream: “I dreamt of painting a series of numbers on a canvas-like material. The numbers filled the full space of the canvases. I remember painting the number 5.  I believe the numbers were in sequential order. 1 through 8 and all of them were paintedContinue reading “Do dreams ever possibly refer to past lives?”

Is there scientific evidence supporting telepathy and ESP in dreams.

Significant dream post 476: Feeling the flow of energy in life The experiments in the following link involved “senders” transmitting an image while “receivers” reported what they saw in their dreams.  The Department of Defense and Russia have shown interest in these phenomena. These results suggest that what you think affects people and the worldContinue reading “Is there scientific evidence supporting telepathy and ESP in dreams.”

The Savage Giant

Dream 475: Slaying evil aggression A man described the following dream: I don’t remember much of this dream, but it was so unusual that I’ll post it: It took place in a large building with a church, and people lived there. Sounds like a convent, but it was mixed sex. There was a giant thatContinue reading “The Savage Giant”

Digging a hole for yourself

Dream 474: Hole in your soul A woman dreamed she was at her work and this big cave opened up in the parking lot. It seemed to get bigger and no matter how much dirt she got in there to cover it, it never filled up. Interpretation Movement underground in a dream tends to represent theContinue reading “Digging a hole for yourself”

What might blackbirds, sleeping in a dream, and animals mean in a dream?

Dream 473: Shadow Blackbird A woman had the following dream: “While sleeping I had a dream and in the dream I was sleeping. I was awakened by a loud noise.  When I looked out the window, I saw several black birds, huge ones, and several very large animals. The animals were like the size youContinue reading “What might blackbirds, sleeping in a dream, and animals mean in a dream?”

What does the Divine Child, UFOs and spaceships, and a serious voice mean in a dream?

Dream 472: We want to take you higher A woman had the following dream: “This is one of the unforgettable dreams. From long ago as I feel it has great relevance today. I’m in college. 1990. I’m waiting at night time on football bleachers with several others. We are just waiting, it’s quiet, still. AllContinue reading “What does the Divine Child, UFOs and spaceships, and a serious voice mean in a dream?”

What might a lion, a skateboard, and a white stallion represent or symbolize in a dream?

Fighting Spirit Charged Spirit Flaming Courage Dream 471: Charging boldly with spirit A woman dreamed of lions head with flames on a skateboard. She then saw herself trying to lead a white stallion home? Interpretation Animals usually represent the dreamer’s instincts. A lion goes with courage and strength. The head is emphasized I think toContinue reading “What might a lion, a skateboard, and a white stallion represent or symbolize in a dream?”

What does a centaur, lioness, avian, Pegasus and nuclear explosion mean in a dream?

Dream 470: Controlling My Instincts A man posted the following question: “I am posting for a friend, because when she recalls her dreams, they usually mean something. They use imagery, symbolism and metaphors. In the first part of her dream, she had to contain a room full of snakes without hurting any. That’s about it…Continue reading “What does a centaur, lioness, avian, Pegasus and nuclear explosion mean in a dream?”

What might the President and 911 appearing in a dream mean?

Dream 469: I need to take charge of my life A woman dreamed of an image of President Trump and the number 911 and wondered what it meant. Interpretation Each character in the dream represents a part of yourself. Men tend to go more with the action part of the mind. In this case, theContinue reading “What might the President and 911 appearing in a dream mean?”

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