Dream To Freedom: A Handbook for Integrating Dreamwork and Energy Psychology

Dream To Freedom: A Handbook for Integrating Dreamwork and Energy Psychology

by Robert Hoss, Lynne Hoss

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781604152005
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 07/01/2013
Pages: 170
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.38(h) x 0.59(d)

About the Author

Robert Hoss is the 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 and on the advisory board of the National Institute for Integrative Healthcare. Lynne Hoss is a psychotherapist, author, and EFT practitioner.

Table of Contents

Foreword Dawson Church ix

Acknowledgments xii

Introduction xiii

How to Use This Book xvii

Chapter 1 Why Dreams and Energy Psychology 1

The Synergy of Dreams and Energy Work 1

When the Dream to Freedom Protocol Applies 5

Ethics Considerations 7

Use Professional and Ethical Principles 9

Chapter 2 Design Principles of the DTF Protocol 11

Dreamwork Design Principles for DTF Protocol Parts 1 and 3 12

Dreams Reveal the Unconscious Aspect of a Conscious Experience 12

Association and Metaphor: The Language of the Dream 14

Dreams Picture Our Feelings-Let them Speak 15

Color Paints Our Dreams with Emotion 18

Dream Guidance and Closure 21

Finishing the Dream 24

Energy Psychology Design Principles for DTF Protocol Part 2 24

Historical Perspective 25

Common Features of the Tapping Techniques 26

The Tapping Experience 27

Altering the Emotional Encoding 28

Adapting Energy Psychology Protocols to DTF 30

Chapter 3 Learning the Dream to Freedom Protocol 31

Part 1 Dreamwork Discovery Phase (Issue Identification) 32

Part 2 Energy Psychology Application and Stress Reduction 42

Part 3 Closure Protocol 51

Chapter 4 Tools for Applying the Protocol 57

The DTF Worksheet 57

The DTF Color Questionnaire 64

Chapter 5 Case Examples 73

Case 1 The Floating Head (Self-Image after Amputation) 73

Case 2 Birds or Bats? (Past Divorce Affects New Relationship) 77

Case 3 Nobody Clapped (Success Sabotaged by Migraines) 81

Case 4 "Wicked Witch" Ice Cream (Son with Abuse Problems) 90

Case 5 I Am a Nineteenth-Century Home (Dealing with an Estranged Son) 96

Case 6 Having to Wipe His Butt! (Career and Aging) 101

Case 7 What Would Bill Do? (Dealing with Job Frustrations) 107

Chapter 6 Adjusting the Script for Group Work 113

Part 1 Dream Exploration and Issue Identification 114

Part 2 Energy Psychology Application and Stress Reduction 119

Part 3 Using the Dream for Closure 123

Chapter 7 The Science of Energy Psychology 127

The Synergy 128

Emotional Encoding 130

Emotional Shift with EFT 133

Emotional Processing in the Dream State 136

Dreams "Speak" a Language of Association and Metaphor 140

Dreams Detect and Present the Problem We Are Dealing With 144

Dreams Act to Resolve the Problem 146

Observing Problem Resolution Activities in Dreams 153

References 155

About the Authors 163

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