Understanding the unconscious mind's narratives, emotions, and inner conflicts. Tiny elements of your dreams can contain a lot of information.
Multiple perspectives can help reveal a range of underlying thoughts and emotions.
Freud saw dreams as a window to the unconscious and unfulfilled desires, revealing desires and conflicts through symbolic meanings.
Jung interpreted dreams as messages from the collective unconscious, containing universal symbols for self-understanding.
Hall's approach considered dreams as reflections of a person's identity and life, akin to waking thoughts.
Domhoff viewed dreams as narratives that mirror our waking concerns and interests, an extension of waking life.
Dreams work in images so visual imagery of dreams can help with understanding by providing a concrete form to abstract concepts.