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Ancient Incubation and Modern Psychotherapy
Dr Meier investigates the ancient Greek understanding of dreams & dreaming, antique incubation & concomitant rituals. This work compares Asklepian divine medicine with contemporary psychotherapeutic approaches to dreaming. Helping us to recognise the suprapersonal aspects of illness, the dream is shown to reveal a transcendental path to healing. With b/w illustrati ...more
Hardcover, 172 pages
Published 1967 by Northwestern University Press (Evanston, IL)
(first published 1949)
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Dec 23, 2013 Erik Graff rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Jungians
Recommended to Erik by: Ann B. Ulanov
This book was my first substantial exposure to the Asklepieia, healing centers dedicated to the classical cult of the healing agency of the legendary hero, Asklepios. The topic is of interest to Jungians because of the emphasis placed on dreams in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, physical and mental.