Imaginal Responsibility by Douglas Thomas, PhD

Russell Lockhart (1980, 1983) has demonstrated how exploring the etymology of words leads to a discovery of images and hidden relationships that live inside our everyday language. Response is a word that appears with some frequency in the language of dream tending to describe what occurs between a dreamer and the autonomous living image that […]

The Dream and the Lullaby, by Douglas Thomas, PhD, LCSW

Lately I’ve been thinking about lullabies. A lullaby seems like such a delicate primal thing. I have memories from early childhood, lying in my mother’s lap, her fingers running through my hair as she sang a gentle song to soothe me into sleep. If you’ve spent time around infants or young children, you may have […]