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Sleep & dreams

See below for a selection of the latest books from Sleep & dreams category. Presented with a red border are the Sleep & dreams books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Sleep & dreams books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Working with Dreams

Working with Dreams

Author: Montague Ullman, Nan Zimmerman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/09/2019

Originally published in 1979, this is a dream book with an outstanding difference: it takes the interpretation of dreams out of the realm of the professionals and gives it to the ultimate expert - the dreamer. Working with Dreams stresses the uniqueness of every dream and dreamer. With anecdotes and examples from their own dream groups, the authors show how to deal with the intimacy and honesty of a dream; how to explore its meanings without distorting them; how to let a dream tell us about ourselves and add to our understanding. Dr Ullman and Mrs Zimmerman start with the question of what is in a dream - what is real and what is symbolic? - and then go on to explain what happens during sleep and the way a dream develops. They cover remembering and recording dreams and dealing with the imagery of dreams. They illustrate the many predicaments that dreams depict, the self-deceptions we practice in relation to our dreams, and then show how dream groups - whether a family or a group of strangers - can work together to uncover the meaning of dreams. And they enrich their book by discussing everything from the history of dreams to the possibilities of dreams across space and time. The result is a storehouse of information about the world of dreams.

Snooze The Lost Art of Sleep

Snooze The Lost Art of Sleep

Author: Michael McGirr Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/09/2019

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy Implementing Simple and Effective Dreamwork

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy Implementing Simple and Effective Dreamwork

Author: Leslie Ellis Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/08/2019

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy demystifies the process of working with dreams by providing both a grounding in the current science of dreaming as well as a simple, practical approach to clinical dream work. In addition to a survey of the current science and neuroscience of dreaming, this book includes clinical examples of specific techniques with detailed transcripts and follow-up commentary. Chapters cover how to work with PTSD nightmares and how to use experiential dreamwork techniques drawn from current neuroscience to engender lasting change. Readers will be able to discuss their clients' dream material with confidence, armed with an approach that helps them collaboratively tap into the inherent power for change found in every dream. Backed by research, common factors analysis and neuroscience, the approaches described in this book provide a clear map for clinicians and others interested in unlocking the healing power inherent in dreams.

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy Implementing Simple and Effective Dreamwork

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy Implementing Simple and Effective Dreamwork

Author: Leslie Ellis Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/08/2019

A Clinician's Guide to Dream Therapy demystifies the process of working with dreams by providing both a grounding in the current science of dreaming as well as a simple, practical approach to clinical dream work. In addition to a survey of the current science and neuroscience of dreaming, this book includes clinical examples of specific techniques with detailed transcripts and follow-up commentary. Chapters cover how to work with PTSD nightmares and how to use experiential dreamwork techniques drawn from current neuroscience to engender lasting change. Readers will be able to discuss their clients' dream material with confidence, armed with an approach that helps them collaboratively tap into the inherent power for change found in every dream. Backed by research, common factors analysis and neuroscience, the approaches described in this book provide a clear map for clinicians and others interested in unlocking the healing power inherent in dreams.

Understanding Dreams in Clinical Practice

Understanding Dreams in Clinical Practice

Author: Marcus West Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2019

This book presents a simple, effective and illuminating way of understanding and working with dreams in clinical practice. It describes the mechanisms through which the mind/brain processes our experience and forms symbols, which embody a rich network of associations. It demonstrates how the dream and this network of associations can apply on a num

Experiences in Social Dreaming

Experiences in Social Dreaming

Author: W. Gordon Lawrence Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2019

Social Dreaming is the name given to a method of working with dreams that are shared and associated within a gathering of people, coming together for this purpose. In the first chapter, he outlines some ideas on this phenomenon. Here follows a wide-ranging collection of essays on the experiences of various practitioners, either personal or what the

Dream Analysis A Practical Handbook of Psychoanalysis

Dream Analysis A Practical Handbook of Psychoanalysis

Author: Ella Freeman Sharpe Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/07/2019

Written originally as a practical handbook on dream analysis, this book has established itself as a work of lasting value not only to psychoanalysts engaged in therapy, for whom it is primarily intended, but also to students and general readers interested in psychological research.In his introduction to this edition of Dream Analysis, Masud Khan co

Conversations at the Frontier of Dreaming

Conversations at the Frontier of Dreaming

Author: Thomas Ogden Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

This book explores the interface of dreams, reverie, poetry, and play. It explores set of metaphors introduced by Freud to provide a fresh language and imagery with which to think and speak about the reverie experience of analysts.

Introduction to Social Dreaming Transforming Thinking

Introduction to Social Dreaming Transforming Thinking

Author: W. Gordon Lawrence Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

This book explains social dreaming by situating it in the context of thinking, culture, and knowledge and distinguishes how it differs from conventional, therapeutic dreaming, making the case for how it can be used in systems, like business organizations, educational institutions, and hospitals.

The Necessary Dream New Theories and Techniques of Interpretation in Psychoanalysis

The Necessary Dream New Theories and Techniques of Interpretation in Psychoanalysis

Author: Giuseppe Civitarese Format: Hardback Release Date: 05/07/2019

After a hundred years of psychoanalysis, what has the psychoanalytic interpretation of dreams now become? Are what Simic calls the films of our lives still the royal road to the unconscious or do we now have a different concept both of dreams and of the unconscious? What is the meaning of dreams in the analytic dialogue? Do they still have a key role to play in clinical practice or not? These are just some of the questions that this book seeks to answer. Nowadays psychoanalysts and psychotherapists do not work so much on dreams as with dreams, preferring to emphasise their function of transformation and symbolic creation, rather than decipher their obscure messages. Dreaming is the way in which we give personal meaning to experience and expand our unconscious. As such, it is a necessary activity which, as Bion says, takes place both in sleep and in waking.

222 Ways to Trick Yourself to Sleep Scientifically Supported Ways to Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep

222 Ways to Trick Yourself to Sleep Scientifically Supported Ways to Fall Asleep and Stay Asleep

Author: Kim Jones Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/03/2019

'Wide ranging, backed by science and research, informative and easy to understand, this is a great book for the sleep-deprived' Lisa Artis, The Sleep Council When was the last time you had a proper night's sleep? In today's fast-paced, non-stop world, research by the UK's Sleep Council has found that almost a third of us don't get enough sleep most nights. Insomnia can wreak havoc on everyday life - leaving us feeling exhausted, irritable and unwell. Lack of sleep has also been linked to a whole host of long-term chronic conditions including Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, obesity and depression. But don't despair - help is at hand! This book is packed with easy to read and simple to follow tips, as well as some weird and wonderful tricks, all gathered from expert scientific research, that will help you fall asleep and stay asleep. You may be surprised to learn that everything from having a purpose in life to warming your feet, from what you eat through the day to how you breathe, from how much time you spend outdoors to reframing your thoughts and mindset can all help you get a better night's rest. A good night's sleep can help change your life for the better, and this book will help you to achieve it.

The Neuroscience of Sleep and Dreams

The Neuroscience of Sleep and Dreams

Author: Patrick, Ph.D. (Boston University) McNamara Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2019

This book provides a complete introduction to the neuroscience of sleep and dreams in plain language. In it, Patrick McNamara outlines new discoveries in the science of sleep and dreams, places them within an evolutionary context, and brings them together with existing scientific findings and implications for sleep medicine. Unlike other introductory texts, the important evolutionary background and social nature of sleep and dreams is emphasized. Major advances in sleep medicine, sleep and memory, dream content analyzes, brain correlates of sleep stages and lifespan development of sleep are covered in depth. While the text is geared towards students, the general reader and scientists studying other disciplines will find it accessible and informative.