kelly sullivan walden

Kelly Sullivan Walden

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Bio & 20 Questions for Kelly Sullivan Walden (aka Doctor Dream)

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Kelly Sullivan Walden (aka Doctor Dream) is an award-winning, international bestselling author of ten books, her latest is A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste: The Art of Transforming the Tragic into Magic (named Woman’s World Book of the Week and Aspire Magazine’s top 10 Most Inspirational books). Kelly is a dream expert, certified clinical hypnotherapist, inspirational speaker, workshop facilitator, Kelly holds a doctorate degree in interfaith studies. Her unique approach to dream-work led her to consultant with thousands of individuals from Fortune 500 executives to celebrities to stay-at-home moms. She’s had the honor of interpreting dreams for Doctor Oz, Ricki Lake, George Noory (Coast to Coast) the hosts from The Real, Topher Grace, the Housewives of NY and the O.C. and many more. She’s the bestselling author four oracle decks (Hero’s Journey Dream Oracle, Dream Oracle Cards, Dream Goddess Empowerment Deck, Awakened Dreamer Oracle Cards), and two apps. Her books include, I Had the Strangest Dream, It’s All in Your Dreams, Dreaming Heaven, The Love, Sex & Relationship Dream Dictionary, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and Premonitions, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Dreams and the Unexplainable, Luminous Humanness, and her most recent, A Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste: The Art of Transforming the Tragic into Magic. She hosts The Kelly Sullivan Walden Show podcast and is the founder of DreamWork Practitioner Training (, an online professional-development program empowering people to incorporate dream-work into their careers. She’s rumored to be the love-grandchild of Carl Jung and Lucille Ball. To find out if that’s true, and for free dream support, go to:

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20 Questions for Kelly Sullivan Walden (aka Doctor Dream)

  1. What do you mean by a Crisis is a Terrible Thing to Waste?
  2. How can we transform the tragic experiences in life into magic?
  3. Where did you get the inspiration for your OGLE method? (Explain OGLE)
  4. Break it down for us, what is your OGLE method for transforming the tragic into magic?
  5. We’ve all heard of PTSD, but what is PTG?
  6. What do you mean by “Life can make you bitter or better”?
  7. This book is a bit of a divergence from all your other dream books, how does this relate?
  8. Is it true you can apply your OGLE formula to nightmares and waking life challenges? 
  9. What is one of your most death-defying stories from your new book?
  10. Why are nightmares the most commonly remember dream?
  11. What do you mean by, “nightmares are the unsung heroes of our subconscious”?
  12. How can I transform a nightmare into fuel that can help me in my life?
  13. How can we turn a nightmare into a rightmare?
  14. Tell us about what you learned from your NDE (Near Death Experience).
  15. Why is it important to become alchemists in our lives?
  16. What is the best way to “be heavenly when hell is breaking lose”?
  17. You are giving away a luxury retreat (6 days, 5 nights) in Costa Rica, how can my listeners get in on that?
  18. Is there a easy way to remember our dreams?
  19. What is the best way to re-enter a dream?
  20. What are some of your programs to help people become more fluent in the language of dreams?
  21. What is your best resource to help people get a great night’s sleep and have sweet dreams?


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