Category Archives: Dreams & The Unconscious

Toss off a Song

by Claire N. Scott, Ph.D. A few years ago I had the following dream: I am in a line of people and we are all walking single file into a lake.  There is no hurry.  Everyone is calm and moving easily … Continue reading

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The Shadow: Misunderstood and Maligned Ally

by Metta Sweet Johnson Edge, MSW, LCSW I’ve been afraid of the dark as long as I can remember.  As a child, even with my nightlight on and my sister sleeping in the room after I pleaded and bargained with … Continue reading

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Heaven and Hell and the Evolution of Human Consciousness in One Short Article

      by Claire N. Scott, Ph.D. The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell and a hell of heaven.   This is a quote from John Milton’s Paradise Lost. I use … Continue reading

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Allowing Animals into our Awareness

by Metta Sweet Johnson, LCSW, MAT Imagine for a moment this Earth without animals.  Forests, oceans and rivers, sky, plains and caves, empty of all the creatures that inhabit them.  No songs of birds, nor chirping crickets, nor barks of … Continue reading

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Turning Toward Our Shadow

Darby Christopher, LMSW We all have a preferred way of viewing ourselves, which includes owning the personality traits that we believe will serve us best in the world. Often, cultural values that we uphold, such as loyalty, optimism or courage, … Continue reading

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