This is is your guide to dream centers, libraries, organizations, and other collective resources or collaborative projects dedicated to dreams and dreaming. If you know of other organizations which should be included, please contact The Dream Tree.
International Association for the Study of Dreams (International)
International Association for the Study of Dreams (IASD) is a non-profit, international, multidisciplinary organization dedicated to the pure and applied investigation of dreams and dreaming. Its purposes are to promote an awareness and appreciation of dreams in both professional and public arenas; to encourage research into the nature, function, and significance of dreaming; to advance the application of the study of dreams; and to provide a forum for the eclectic and interdisciplinary exchange of ideas and information.
Bay Area Dreamworkers Group (California)
Bay Area Dreamworkers Group (BADG) Since 1985, the BADG has provided a forum for dream enthusiasts throughout the San Francisco Bay Area to meet, network, and share their dream related endeavors. In addition to scheduled meetings in members’ homes, BADG sponsors local peer dream sharing groups and social gatherings such as summer picnics, costume balls, and annual winter holiday parties. It is an excellent way to meet new friends and colleagues. Members of BADG collaborate in other ways, such as guest presentations at each others’ classes or groups, and in larger events, festivals and conferences. A directory of BADG members and affiliates is published and updated regularly. To get more information, contact Eric Snyder,
Dream Wheel (Massachusetts)
Dream Wheel is an educational center which seeks to foster appreciation and skills in the art and practice of dreamwork for citizens and professionals at home, at work, and in community life. The Dreamwheel offers workshops, trainings, and related events for lay people and professionals which are designed to support the development of dreamwheels (circles of dreamworkers), and the networking of resources among dreamworkers. The Dreamwheel also provides consultation and instruciton to individuals, businesses and organizations, to pre-existing and newly forming dream groups, and makes referrals to area dream groups and helping professionals. The Dreamwheel, 34 Parker Street, Acton, MA 01720, (978) 263-5488
ONIROS: French Association for the Study of Dreams (France)
ONIROS is no longer publishing a Magazine, but the organization continues to explore and use dreams for planetary sanity and peace. For more information, contact Oniros, Chitry Mont Sabot, 58190 Neuffontaines, France. Tel.: 220.127.116.11.86.41. Fax: 18.104.22.168.04.94. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
European Association for the Study of Dreams (Europe)
(EASD) exists to promote awareness and appreciation of dreams in the general public as well as within the scientific community.The EASD brings together a large range of people interested in the study of dreams, professional or other : analysts, artists, researchers, teachers, ethnologists, psychologists, lucid or ordinary dreamers, therapists, etc. Their activities include : organisation of a biennial European congress on dreams, computerrised databank of literature on sleep and dreams, in English and in French, and training in onirology (the study of dreams).
The Lucidity Institute (California)
The Lucidity Institute is dedicated to the advancement of research on the nature and potentials of consciousness and to the application of the results of this research to the enhancement of human health and well-being. The Lucidity Institute, 2555 Park Blvd, Suite 2, Palo Alto, CA 94306-1919 Tel: 1-800 GO LUCID (465-8243) or +1 415-321-9969 Fax: +1 415-321-9967
Toko-pa Turner (Canada)
Toko-pa Turner, Dream School (Toronto, Ontario, Canada). They are a non-profit community organization dedicated to teaching and exploring the Dreamtime Mysteries through several diverse disciplines including Jungian Psychology, Mythology, Tibetan Dream Yoga, Shamanism, Bodywork and Art. They offer a number of services including free lectures, dream workshops and private sessions with a dreamworker.
North of Eden Archetypal Dreamwork is an organization, cofounded by Christa Lancaster and Marc Bregman, of therapists and teachers dedicated to Archetypal Dreamwork, a form of experiential dreamwork founded by Bregman in 1974. In the tradition of Jung’s Red Book, this alchemical work invites dreamers to enter into and experience the unconscious in a direct, visceral way that sidesteps the mind and engages the consciousness of soul. North of Eden offers one-on-one therapy, intensive individual and couples’ retreats, workshops, classes through the Center for Archetypal Dreamwork, books, and an extensive website that includes a program in which visitors can submit a dream and receive a response from an Archetypal Dreamwork therapist.