Praise for Dreaming at the Gates

“Dreams are a boundless source of natural wisdom from your truest self. In Dreaming at the Gates, Kathryn Ridall has written a delightfully informative guide for readers who want to discover the special path unfolding in their own dreams. Ridall presents a fascinating collection of dreams that have literally transformed people’s lives and opened their minds to new dimensions of metaphysical insight. This book will be a precious gem in the library of anyone who values the power of the dreaming imagination.”

—Kelly Bulkeley, PhD, director of the Sleep and Dream Database and author of Big Dreams and Dreaming in the World’s Religions



“Intriguing! Dreaming at the Gates gently leads the reader into the mystery and adventure of deciphering our dreams and benefitting from their wisdom. Using the examples of actual dreams to unravel the messages, we learn how we can open to seeing beyond the facts to receive the guidance dreams can bring into our lives.”

—Kani Comstock, author of Journey into Love: Ten Steps to Wholeness and Honoring Missed Motherhood: Loss, Choice, and Creativity



“Kathryn Ridall, PhD, gives dreamers a beautiful book to help them deepen, understand, and call forth the creative forces that are alive in the multi-dimensional dream world within them. Woven through the personal sharing of dreams and stories, Dr. Ridall presents a history of using dreams in a healing capacity along with exploration exercises that offer guidance on how to work with dreams. She brings the wisdom of her years of personal and professional dream study to life in this rich guide to discovering the meaningful path of dreamwork.”

—-Cheryl Krauter, LMFT, author of Surviving the Storm: A Workbook for Telling Your Cancer Story and Psychosocial Care of Cancer Survivors: A Clinician’s Guide and Workbook for Providing Wholehearted Care



”Tell me what my dream means.” No can do. Only you, the dreamer, can crack the shell of your dream and be nourished by the meat inside. That’s why this book is a terrific resource for you. Kathryn Ridall presents a Costco of dream theories and strategies, to lead you to your style of nut. From classic theories to a famous author/psychic, reading each chapter is like trying out goodies from the Saturday demonstration stands at Costco. You are sure to find the right taste for yourself.”

—-Kathleen Sullivan, author of Recurring Dreams: A Journey to Wholeness and Recurring Dream Symbols: A Map to Healing the Past



“At different points in my life, I have been guided by the power of both ancestral and precognitive dreams. Thus, it was with great anticipation, that I awaited this new work, Dreaming at the Gates. As readers of her work know, we look to Kathryn Ridall to expand and deepen the conversation about the inner world, bridging scholarship with the intuitive process. This new book delivers it all. Psychotherapist and poet, Ridall draws us into her dreamscape, and the dreams of others without dogma or device. Instead, she illumines a path by which each of us can find our own meaning in the world of dreams.”

—-Leslie Korn, author of The Good Mood Kitchen and Natural Woman: Herbal Remedies for Radiant Health at Every Age and Stage of Life