About this blog

About this blog

I am a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who explores and attempts to understand  dreams  in the therapeutic setting. In this blog, I hope to stimulate the interest of readers in their dreams and the ways they can be useful. I intend to write about various types of dreams and how they may provide the dreamer with information […]

Dreams: A Commentary on the Self

Dreams: A Commentary on the Self

Dreams are basically a running commentary on the self. Each night we process the previous day’s events in terms of what is meaningful emotionally and intellectually. This material is used for problem-solving, decision-making, emotional regulation, and conflict resolution. The dream imagery reflects the brain’s idiosyncratic programming language known as primary processing. It can be understood […]

Remembering your dreams

Remembering your dreams

Most dreams are forgotten when we awaken. The best way to remember dreams is to keep a notepad on your bedside table and if you awaken after a dream, jot down what you can recall. Even an image or fragment of the dream is valuable. You can also keep a tape recorder handy and record […]