From Gina Perlin (GP):
Okay, my first e-mail interview. I am in charge of designing the curriculum
for the Dream Studies Program and I also, at this point, teach all of the
The program consists of three consecutive classes. Level 1 is geared
towardspersonal applications while laying the foundation for professional
training. Levels 2 and 3 continue personal dream exploration as well as specific
trainingin professional dreamwork. We have had students who were not interested
inbecoming dream professionals elect to go through the whole program because
they found it personally beneficial. So in answer to your question, the course
is the same for individual as well as professional purposes.
The dream interview method that I teach is an approach to working with the
dream similar to that as described by Eugene Gendlin in "Let Your Body
Interpret Your Dreams", Will Phillips in "Every Dreamer's
Handbook", and Gayle Delaney in "Breakthrough Dreaming". It's a
process of decoding the metaphorical language of the dream by eliciting and
feeding back the dreamer's descriptions of dream symbols, emotions and events so
that the dreamer can bridge what is going on in the dream to waking life. As an
art form, this process is more like an engrossing conversation than an
The feedback received from the first graduating class of the Twin Lakes
College of the Healing Arts dream studies program has been very enthusiastic.
They have continued to meet regularly as a dream group. Several graduates
attended the ASD conference in Berkeley, afterwards expressing a deep
appreciation for the indepth level of training they received at TLC.
Twin Lakes College is just beginning to dip it's toe into the computer age. I
believe a web site is in progress. No e-mail address at this time. I'll keep you
Tuition: $255. Where: Twin Lakes College of the Healing Arts, 1210 Brommer St.,
SantaCruz, CA 95062. (408) 476-2152.
Call the office at (408) 476-2152 for brochure and complete information.