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Inner Child in Dreams

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ISBN-10: 0877736189

ISBN-13: 9780877736189

Edition: 1992

Authors: Kathrin Asper

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An understanding of the symbolism of the child in dreams can help us make contact with our own inner child both the child we once were and the spontaneous, childlike side of our nature. Using examples of dreamwork from her analytical practice as well as themes from art, children's literature, and folklore, Dr. Asper shows how the motif of the child may point to: Important information about forgotten experiences of the past New and future possibilities in our lives, especially during depression or transitional periods such as midlife Our capacity for play, creativity, and joy A renewal of spiritual life and the rediscovery of a lost childlike faith A way to hear the psychological wounds of…    
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Book details

List price: $12.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: Shambhala Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/18/1992
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 168
Size: 5.51" wide x 8.66" long
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Prefacep. vii
Introductionp. 1
The Child as Symbolp. 1
Working with Dreamsp. 10
The Child and Childhood in Dreamsp. 16
A Child Who Was Not Permitted to Be a Childp. 16
The Child as Sacrificial Victimp. 34
A Childhood Marked by Illnessp. 41
The Child as a Symbol of Lifep. 55
The Child in Depressionp. 55
A Case Historyp. 60
The Child as a Symbol of New Beginningsp. 62
Midlifep. 67
The Realm of Deathp. 75
The Divine and Holy Childp. 79
The Christ Childp. 79
The Threat to the Holy Childp. 84
The Divine Child and the Religious Dimensionp. 87
Created in the Divine Imagep. 96
The Divine Child in Other Culturesp. 99
The Human Dimension and the Divine Childp. 102
The Divine Child in Time of Needp. 105
The Child of Godp. 108
The Loss of Childlike Faithp. 109
The Filial Relationship to Godp. 114
The Smiling Childp. 122
Children's Laughterp. 122
Happy Childrenp. 126
The Creative Corep. 134
Notesp. 143
Glossaryp. 147
Bibliographyp. 149
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