Working with monsters – extracting intelligence from nightmare dream figures using Embodied Imagination Therapy
Jung wasn’t kidding when he stated that in nightmares we meet dragons, shadowy characters, demons etc, all things which in no way touch the banalities of everyday. These awe-some (or awe-ful!) figures can haunt us until they are either eventually forgotten, written off as ‘merely a dream’ or banished to the murky underworld of the subconscious.
But what if, instead of ignoring, belittling or banishing them from our consciousness, we sat with these monsters and tuned into them?