About Dr. Scott Sparrow
Dr. Scott Sparrow is a past President and Board Chair of the International Association for the Study of Dreams, and is currently the Chair of the Education Committee. He is a full Professor in the Counseling Department at the University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley and a charter faculty member of Atlantic University in Virginia Beach.
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, comparative 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 Jesus (Ave Maria, 2002), Sacred Encounters with Mary (Ave Maria, 2003), and Healing the Fisher King: A Fly Fisher's Grail Quest (BlueMantle, 2009), and The Blue Ornament (BlueMantle, 2014).