Introduction to Dreamwork

Introduction to Dreamwork


Introduction to Dreamwork – Applications Now Closed

We are delighted to present this course in Dreams for practicing counsellors and psychotherapists who would like to explore dreams and the symbolism that clients present with. This course is designed to present a comprehensive method for using dreams to connect practitioners with the source of their being and the community in which we live.

During the course, up to 30 different techniques will be explored for practitioners to explore dreams while working with clients.  The course will focus on the following areas:

  • Introduction to dreams
  • Psychology of dreams
  • Incomplete dreams

Mode of Delivery: Online

Duration: 3 Weeks (6.00-8.00pm)    

Certification: The College will issue a Certificate of Attendance for those who take this short course


Applications for this course have now closed. We hope to run the course again later in the year. Please see our social media for updates or contact us on or 061 216288

Date 1
  • Learn to work directly with spiritual energy and the language of symbols.
  • Discover and develop your relationship with the source of your being and assume responsibility for your own spiritual practice and life.
  • Four Dimensions of
  • Support renewal of dreamwork as an accepted and important spiritual practice along with meditation.
Date 2
  • Rapid Eye Movement (REM)  in sleep and dreams
  • Lucid Dreaming
  • Health Issues and Dreams
  • Purpose of dreams
  • Dreams and children


Date 3
  • Nightmares and Paranormal Dreams
  • Unconscious Issues in dreams
  • Culture and Dreams
  • Dream Journaling


*Scheduled course dates and times may be subject to change.


Dr James Kinane: Dr. James Kinane is a Programme Director, lecturer, and clinical and academic supervisor at ICHAS. He is an educational psychologist and joined the staff in 2015. James is a graduate of ICHAS and is a lecturer in undergraduate and graduate programmes in addiction and supervision at the College. James has been working in the adult education sector in UK and USA for over twenty years.

He holds a BA in psychology and philosophy and MA in clinical supervision and applied practice. He completed a Ph.D. in philosophy as well as postgraduate degrees PGCCE in education and MA and MDIV In theology and higher diploma in spirituality James has extensive experience in the field of addiction working in rehabilitation treatment centres throughout the country, and is part of the CHKS team to monitor and accredit treatment centres and healthcare providers in Ireland and the UK.  He also has a private practice in supervision and is a member of SAI Supervisors Association of Ireland and APA American Psychological Association and a member and supervisor of ACI Addiction Counsellors of Ireland.

Ms Kathy Crinion: Kathy Crinion BA, Dip Psych, CCC, is a therapist, musician, and author.  With a background in Psychology and Education and qualifications in Psychotherapy, CBT, and Regression therapy, she is currently studying a Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy with the Irish College of Humanities and Sciences (ICHAS) and incorporates dreamwork into her own practice at Willow Avenue Therapy. She is a member of the International Association for the Study of Dreams. Crinion says “Dreams fascinate me and mystify others, yet dreams are one of the most useful and engaging techniques I use in therapy. Carl Jung saw them, as a bridge from the subconscious to the conscious”

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