G. Scott Sparrow, EdD, LPC, LMFT

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About Dr. G. Scott Sparrow


        G. Scott Sparrow, EdD, LPC, LMFT, is a university professor, psychotherapist, spiritual mentor, fly fishing guide, and author who lives in Arroyo City, Texas. He received his B.A. in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, his M.A. in psychology from the Univ. West Georgia, and his doctorate in counseling from The College of William and Mary. His master's thesis and doctoral dissertation focused on the phenomenon of "lucid dreaming," or the experience of becoming aware that one is dreaming during the dream. In 1976, he wrote Lucid Dreaming -- Dawning of the Clear Light. Based largely on his own experiences, it has been extensively cited and hailed as an early classic in this new field of dream theory.       


Scott is an Associate Professor in the school counseling program at the University of Texas-Pan American, and is the program coordinator for the LPC track. He has maintained a solo private practice in professional counseling since 1982. He specializes in existential, Jungian, systemic, and transpersonal approaches to therapy, and has developed an innovative approach to dream work based on his lucid dream research, called the FiveStar Method. He is founder of
DreamStar Institute, which offers mentoring and certification in dream analysis for laypersons and clinicians. He wrote the early classic,
Scott is an Associate Professor in the school counseling program at the University of Texas-Pan American, and is the program coordinator for the LPC track. He has maintained a solo private practice in professional counseling since 1982. He specializes in existential, Jungian, systemic, and transpersonal approaches to therapy, and has developed an innovative approach to dream work based on his lucid dream research, called the FiveStar Method. He is founder of DreamStar Institute, which offers mentoring and certification in dream analysis for laypersons and clinicians. He wrote the early classic, Lucid Dreaming: Dawning of the Clear Light, and has also authored several articles and home-study courses in the field of dream theory and dream analysis. He is Vice President, a Board member, and Membership Chair for the International Assn. for the Study of Dreams.

Scott is also a charter faculty member at Atlantic University in Virginia Beach. He currently teaches in the Spiritual Guidance Mentoring Certificate program with AU, and serves as the course mentor for the course he has developed, titled "Principles and Practices of Spiritual Mentorship."

Scott has lectured and taught courses across the U.S. on such topics as meditation, spiritual experiences, and dream work methods. He is a student of Jungian psychology, Eastern religions, and contemplative Christianity. For several years, he made a study of the "Christ encounter," which is the visionary or dream experience of meeting Christ face-to-face. A book on this research titled, I Am With You Always: True Stories of Encounters With Jesus--a Barnes and Noble bestseller, Book of the Month selection, and Quality Paperback selection--that was published by Bantam in 1995. Similarly, he subsequently wrote a book about dreams and visions of Mary, titled Blessed Among Women: Encounters with Mary and Her Message (Crown, 1997). He is also author of Sacred Encounters with the Christ (Ave Maria, 2002), Sacred Encounters with Mary (Ave Maria, 2003), and Healing the Fisher King: A Fly Fisher's Grail Quest.   
About DreamStartm Founder
Dr. G. Scott Sparrow

        G. Scott Sparrow, EdD, LPC, LMFT, is a university professor, psychotherapist, spiritual mentor, fly fishing guide, and author who lives in Arroyo City, Texas. He received his B.A. in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, his M.A. in psychology from the Univ. West Georgia, and his doctorate in counseling from The College of William and Mary. His master's thesis and doctoral dissertation focused on the phenomenon of "lucid dreaming," or the experience of becoming aware that one is dreaming during the dream. In 1976, he wrote Lucid Dreaming -- Dawning of the Clear Light. Based largely on his own experiences, it has been extensively cited and hailed as an early classic in this new field of dream theory.       

Scott is an Associate Professor in the school counseling program at the University of Texas-Pan American, and is the program coordinator for the LPC track. He has maintained a solo private practice in professional counseling since 1982. He specializes in existential, Jungian, systemic, and transpersonal approaches to therapy, and has developed an innovative approach to dream work based on his lucid dream research, called the FiveStar Method. He is founder of DreamStar Institute, which offers mentoring and certification in dream analysis for laypersons and clinicians. He wrote the early classic, Lucid Dreaming: Dawning of the Clear Light, and has also authored several articles and home-study courses in the field of dream theory and dream analysis. He is Vice President, a Board member, and Membership Chair for the International Assn. for the Study of Dreams.

Scott is also a charter faculty member at Atlantic University in Virginia Beach. He currently teaches in the Spiritual Guidance Mentoring Certificate program with AU, and serves as the course mentor for the course he has developed, titled "Principles and Practices of Spiritual Mentorship."

Scott has lectured and taught courses across the U.S. on such topics as meditation, spiritual experiences, and dream work methods. He is a student of Jungian psychology, Eastern religions, and contemplative Christianity. For several years, he made a study of the "Christ encounter," which is the visionary or dream experience of meeting Christ face-to-face. A book on this research titled, I Am With You Always: True Stories of Encounters With Jesus--a Barnes and Noble bestseller, Book of the Month selection, and Quality Paperback selection--that was published by Bantam in 1995. Similarly, he subsequently wrote a book about dreams and visions of Mary, titled Blessed Among Women: Encounters with Mary and Her Message (Crown, 1997). He is also author of Sacred Encounters with the Christ (Ave Maria, 2002), Sacred Encounters with Mary (Ave Maria, 2003), and Healing the Fisher King: A Fly Fisher's Grail Quest.   
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Scott is an Associate Professor in the school counseling program at the University of Texas-Pan American, and is the program coordinator for the LPC track. He has maintained a solo private practice in professional counseling since 1982. He specializes in existential, Jungian, systemic, and transpersonal approaches to therapy, and has developed an innovative approach to dream work based on his lucid dream research, called the FiveStar Method. He is founder of DreamStar Institute, which offers mentoring and certification in dream analysis for laypersons and clinicians. He wrote the early classic, Lucid Dreaming: Dawning of the Clear Light, and has also authored several articles and home-study courses in the field of dream theory and dream analysis. He is Vice President, a Board member, and Membership Chair for the International Assn. for the Study of Dreams.

Scott is also a charter faculty member at Atlantic University in Virginia Beach. He currently teaches in the Spiritual Guidance Mentoring Certificate program with AU, and serves as the course mentor for the course he has developed, titled "Principles and Practices of Spiritual Mentorship."

Scott has lectured and taught courses across the U.S. on such topics as meditation, spiritual experiences, and dream work methods. He is a student of Jungian psychology, Eastern religions, and contemplative Christianity. For several years, he made a study of the "Christ encounter," which is the visionary or dream experience of meeting Christ face-to-face. A book on this research titled, I Am With You Always: True Stories of Encounters With Jesus--a Barnes and Noble bestseller, Book of the Month selection, and Quality Paperback selection--that was published by Bantam in 1995. Similarly, he subsequently wrote a book about dreams and visions of Mary, titled Blessed Among Women: Encounters with Mary and Her Message (Crown, 1997). He is also author of Sacred Encounters with the Christ (Ave Maria, 2002), Sacred Encounters with Mary (Ave Maria, 2003), and Healing the Fisher King: A Fly Fisher's Grail Quest.   
About DreamStartm Founder
Dr. G. Scott Sparrow

        G. Scott Sparrow, EdD, LPC, LMFT, is a university professor, psychotherapist, spiritual mentor, fly fishing guide, and author who lives in Arroyo City, Texas. He received his B.A. in psychology from the University of Texas at Austin, his M.A. in psychology from the Univ. West Georgia, and his doctorate in counseling from The College of William and Mary. His master's thesis and doctoral dissertation focused on the phenomenon of "lucid dreaming," or the experience of becoming aware that one is dreaming during the dream. In 1976, he wrote Lucid Dreaming -- Dawning of the Clear Light. Based largely on his own experiences, it has been extensively cited and hailed as an early classic in this new field of dream theory.       

Scott is an Associate Professor in the school counseling program at the University of Texas-Pan American, and is the program coordinator for the LPC track. He has maintained a solo private practice in professional counseling since 1982. He specializes in existential, Jungian, systemic, and transpersonal approaches to therapy, and has developed an innovative approach to dream work based on his lucid dream research, called the FiveStar Method. He is founder of DreamStar Institute, which offers mentoring and certification in dream analysis for laypersons and clinicians. He wrote the early classic, Lucid Dreaming: Dawning of the Clear Light, and has also authored several articles and home-study courses in the field of dream theory and dream analysis. He is Vice President, a Board member, and Membership Chair for the International Assn. for the Study of Dreams.

Scott is also a charter faculty member at Atlantic University in Virginia Beach. He currently teaches in the Spiritual Guidance Mentoring Certificate program with AU, and serves as the course mentor for the course he has developed, titled "Principles and Practices of Spiritual Mentorship."

Scott has lectured and taught courses across the U.S. on such topics as meditation, spiritual experiences, and dream work methods. He is a student of Jungian psychology, Eastern religions, and contemplative Christianity. For several years, he made a study of the "Christ encounter," which is the visionary or dream experience of meeting Christ face-to-face. A book on this research titled, I Am With You Always: True Stories of Encounters With Jesus--a Barnes and Noble bestseller, Book of the Month selection, and Quality Paperback selection--that was published by Bantam in 1995. Similarly, he subsequently wrote a book about dreams and visions of Mary, titled Blessed Among Women: Encounters with Mary and Her Message (Crown, 1997). He is also author of Sacred Encounters with the Christ (Ave Maria, 2002), Sacred Encounters with Mary (Ave Maria, 2003), and Healing the Fisher King: A Fly Fisher's Grail Quest.   
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and has also authored several articles and home-study courses in the field of dream theory and dream analysis. He is Vice President, a Board member, and Membership Chair for the International Assn. for the Study of Dreams.

Scott is also a charter faculty member at Atlantic University in Virginia Beach. He currently teaches in the Spiritual Guidance Mentoring Certificate program with AU, and serves as the course mentor for the course he has developed, titled "Principles and Practices of Spiritual Mentorship."


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as lectured and taught courses across the U.S. on such topics as meditation, spiritual experiences, and dream work methods. He is a student of Jungian psychology, Eastern religions, and contemplative Christianity. For several years, he made a study of the "Christ encounter," which is the visionary or dream experience of meeting Christ face-to-face. A book on this research titled, I Am With You Always: True Stories of Encounters With Jesus--a Barnes and Noble bestseller, Book of the Month selection, and Quality Paperback selection--that was published by Bantam in 1995. Similarly, he subsequently wrote a book about dreams and visions of Mary, titled Blessed Among Women: Encounters with Mary and Her Message (Crown, 1997). He is also author of Sacred Encounters with the Christ (Ave Maria, 2002), Sacred Encounters with Mary (Ave Maria, 2003), and Healing the Fisher King: A Fly Fisher's Grail Quest (BlueMantle, 2009).