Free DRI dream resources

Robert Waggoner & Melinda Powell

Dreamspeak Interview, Melinda Powell on Lucid Surrender

This interview with Robert Waggoner first appeared in the Lucid Dream Experience in the Spring, Volume 4, No. 1 issue.

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Robert Waggoner & Nigel Hamilton

Dreamspeak Interview, A Sufi Perspective on Lucid Dreaming, Nigel Hamilton

This 2015 interview with Robert Waggoner appeared in the Summer Edition of the Lucid Dream Experience, Volume 4, No. 1, pgs. 2-6.

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Melinda Powell

The Fullness of the Void, Melinda Powell

Melinda Powell is co-founder of the Dream Research Institute. She has served as past vice-president of the International Association for the Study of Dreams and as director of Help Counselling Centre. Melinda’s personal exploration of lucidity has led her to develop and teach the practice of ‘Lucid Surrender’.

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Nigel Hamilton, Ph.D

The Waking Dream Technique: Waking up to Psycho-spiritual Transformation in Dreams, Nigel Hamilton, PhD

Nigel Hamilton, Ph.D, is the Director of the Centre for Counselling and Psychotherapy Education, a Transpersonal Psychotherapy Training Centre and Clinic in London, and Founding Director of the Dream Research Institute (DRI). He is also the UK representative for Sufi Order international; originally trained as a Physicist, working at the MIT for the use of light in Energy Storage Research. He is the author of the recently published Awakening Through Dreams: The Journey Through the Inner Landscape (2014).

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Angela Gruber

The Unveiling of the Heart: The Application of Ibn Arabi’s Teachings to Transpersonal Psychotherapy

Angela Gruber has been teaching, training and supervising students and psychotherapists at CCPE since 1990. She is currently Course Director of the MA in Transpersonal Child, Adolescent and Family Therapy and teaches on the Advanced Diploma in Transpersonal Psychotherapy and the Diploma in Transpersonal Counselling and Psychotherapy.

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Melinda Powell

Waking up to the Health Benefits of Dreams

In response to the many vivid dreams reported by the public during pandemic lockdowns, Melinda Powell summarises our scientific understanding of dreams and their therapeutic benefits for the UKCP’s The New Psychotherapist Magazine. January 2021 issue, p. 46.

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Melinda Powell

The Waking Dream from the Outside, In: The Snake Dream Awakening, (Transcript)

Transcript of a demonstration of the Waking Dream Process by Nigel Hamilton, Guide, & Melinda Powell, née Ziemer, Volunteer. Sometimes, a moment, an encounter, a dream, may open our hearts, giving birth to something new in us and changing the direction of our lives.

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Nigel Hamilton

Dreams of Awakening

There is a fundamental interrelationship between our dreams and the different ‘planes’ or layers of consciousness which permeate all reality and experience. These levels of consciousness show themselves through our dreams and can be accessed through them. IASD Presentation 2012.

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The Dream Boat

The DRI's very own podcast! Hosts Laura and Dave talk about dreams from every angle, interview experts, and discuss your dreams. Available on Apple, Spotify, YouTube and via this link:

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How Do Dreams Contribute to Wellbeing?

In this podcast, produced in conjunction with Psychologies Magazine, Melinda Powell talks with the CEO of the United Kingdom Council of Psychotherapists on how dreams contribute to wellbeing.

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