This weekend, catch my talk on lucid dreaming at the 2018 Dreamwork Summit hosted by the Shift Network!
Research on an integrated induction protocol using MILD, sleep interruption, and galantamine.
How to improve your sleep quality and habits to dream more deeply and focus better on lucid dreaming.
Why the field of mental health needs to embrace sleep, dreaming, and lucid dreaming therapies.
Lucid dreaming — a state with unique potential to reveal the nature of consciousness and what it truly means to “know thyself" — can catalyze your personal and spiritual evolution. Join Dr. Kristen LaMarca, a clinical psychologist who's expertise is in sleep and lucid dreaming therapy, as she offers research-supported methods and other insights for gaining regular access to lucid dreams and applying that state toward valued interests.
During this inspiring session, you'll discover:* How to implement techniques for inducing high-quality, transformative lucid dreams that are grounded in scientific theory & experimental evidence* That the state of lucidity may be applied toward problem-solving, promoting insight, personal growth & spiritual practice* Why Lucid Dreaming therapy promotes mental health and wellbeing for individuals living with nightmares, emotional disorders & stress from the challenges of everyday living
Kristen LaMarca PhD is a clinical psychologist with expertise in applied psychophysiology and behavioral treatments for sleep disorders, notably insomnia and nightmares. She currently practices at Lucidity Sleep & Psychiatry, a sleep medicine group in Southern California.
Dr. LaMarca specializes in Lucid Dreaming Therapy for a broad range of psychological conditions. She has published research on the lucidigenic effects of cholinergic stimulation, and an integrated protocol for maximizing the efficacy of lucid dream induction techniques. She has been a cofacilitator for the Lucidity Institute’s intensive programs since 2010, and regularly provides trainings in lucid dreaming to healthcare professionals, researchers, and the wider community.
In teaching others to lucid dream, she blends her wealth of personal and clinical experience with her expertise in the science of induction and human learning. As an avid practitioner of lucid dreaming for almost 15 years, she continues to find much inspiration and reward not only from her personal practice, but by helping others to nurture their own lucid dreams.