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Presentation: When Dreams Don't Break Through with Miriam Stein

  • Mitchell Theatre, SMSA 280 Pitt St Sydney, NSW 2000 Australia (map)

There is a threshold where unconscious material may not cross into consciousness and falls back, unable to provide revelations. This is particularly clear when dreams, created and stored in the unconsciousness, fail to break through. Freud considered there to be a “censor” that prevents dreams from breaking through – an idea reflected by Jung but framed in terms of complexes.

 This presentation looks to psychoanalytic theory along with a neuroscientific understanding of non-dreaming. I’ll offer clinical vignettes and present some alternative techniques to dream work, derived from active imagination, whereby one may access unconscious contents. 

 Miriam Stein is a Clinical Psychologist and Jungian Analyst who is a graduate of the Jungian Psychoanalytic Association in New York and is also a member of ANZSJA. She has a private practice in Sydney.

 Date: 8th November 2019
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm
Venue: Mitchell Theatre Level 1 Sydney Mechanics' School
of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney
Cost: Members $15 Non-Members $25 Non-Member
Concession $20

*Psychotherapists and other practitioners can obtain credit for Professional Development hours recognised by PACFA and ACA for this presentation.