With both a masters and doctorate in psychology - coupled with his unique law enforcement background, Dr. Greg Cynaumon approaches life from a very unique perspective. It was during his stint as a SWAT HOSTAGE NEGOTIATOR that he became interested in pursuing a career in psychology. Returning to university, while working full-time as a cop, Dr. Greg majored in psychology with an emphasis on classic dream analysis.
He wrote his first book and gained popularity after becoming the host of a Los Angeles area radio talk show. Dr. Greg's television and radio experience also grew quickly as he released several more books and launched his remarkable Phonics Game reading product. Dr. Greg has appeared on over 250 radio and television programs and is currently a frequent and favorite guest on multiple programs.
Tuesday's guest, expert dream analyzer, Dr. Greg Cynaumon (drgreg.org) shared his insight into the meanings and symbols that surface from our subconscious while we sleep. The brain stays awake while the body sleeps, and while each person's brain is different, there are symbols such as water which tend to have a universal meaning (it signifies rebirth) he noted. Most dreams only last 3-4 minutes "but seem much longer because they take place in the theater of the mind," Dr. Greg said. Left brain types such as mathematicians tend to dream somewhat logically, while creative people's dreams are often more bizarre, he explained. Recurring dreams or nightmares indicate a person is not properly analyzing the meaning that is being continually presented to them, Dr. Greg said. One particularly frightening experience he said he had, when he was in private practice, was with a client who had returned from South America and was relating his troubling dreams. But the man was also interjecting p ... More »Host: George Noory