Resources & Links


The International Association for the Study of Dreams is a non-profit, international, multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the pure and applied investigation of dreams and dreaming. The site gives information on its annual conference, journal and magazine, membership, bookshop, projects, and study groups.

Healing Power of Dreams Project offers dreamwork and guided imagery workshops and group work at cancer support facilities, including cancer centers, hospitals, and support service providers. The project’s goals are to teach basic dreamwork techniques and to help participants integrate the healing imagery that evolves through ongoing dreamwork.

The Haden Institute sponsors an annual Summer Dream Conference and offers training in Spiritual Direction and Dream Group Leadership.  

Jeremy Taylor is an ordained Unitarian Universalist minister, has worked with dreams for over thirty years; he blends the values of spirituality with an active social conscience and a Jungian perspective. Founding member and past president of the Association for the Study of Dreams, he has written three books integrating dream symbolism, mythology, and archetypal energy.

Robert J. Hoss is the founding Director of the DreamScience foundation and author of Dream Language: Self-Understanding through Imagery and Color. He is also a Director and Past President of the International Association for the Study of Dreams, and on the faculty of the Haden Institute. His site (, among other things, information on Dreams and Color, Energy Psychology, Dreams and Personal Transformation, and a suggested reading list.

Kirsten Backstrom, an interfaith spiritual director, writer, teacher and facilitator of dream workshops, groups, and classes, is the founder and director of Compass Dreamwork. She has been certified as a Dream Work Facilitator through the MIPD. Her website,, offers inspiring blogs and archived articles on dreamwork.

Jean Benedict Raffa writes and teaches about psychology and spiritual matters from a perspective informed by Jungian psychology and personal experience. She is the author of The Bridge to Wholeness, Dream Theatres of the Soul, and Healing the Sacred Divide.

Chelsea Wakefield is a psychologist and workshop leader with training in depth psychology, dreamwork, Voice Dialogue and other innovative methods of psychotherapy. She is the author of Negotiating the Inner Peace Treaty: Becoming the Person You Were Born to Be. Visit her web site at

Creating Mandalas Online Resource Center is Susanne Fincher’s website, created as an introduction to her workshops, intensives, and books on mandalas. It includes reference material on the history and psychology of mandalas and their creation and an extensive bibliography of English langauage books and articles on mandalas.

All Things Healing is a web site featuring alternative healing for mind, body, spirit, and planet. The Dream Medicine section within this features articles by many leading dream workers describing the healing power of dreams in multiple ways.

Dream Cloud is an Organization/Corporate member of the International Association for the Study of Dreams that is truly global, available in several languages. It includes collections of dreams as well as related books, arts, poems, web sites, and people who are contributors to the world of dreams.