About Me

Sue Scavo

My “Official” Biography

  • Master Embodied Dreamwork Practitioner and Teacher and have been in private practice since 2004. I have led dreamwork retreat groups and presentations in the US, Canada and Europe since 2004, as well as worked with student Dreamwork practitioners since 2009.
  • Co-Founder and Director of Limina – A School for Dreams and Consciousness with Bill St.Cyr.
  • Co-Founder and Director of Students of the Dream, Bill St.Cyr.
  • Master Teacher at The Center for Archetypal Dreamwork, 2010 to 2014.
  • Co-founder and co-editor of deLuge, an online literary and arts journal devoted to the creative expression of dreams or inspired by dreams with Karla Van Vliet.
  • Founding member of the Center for Archetypal Dreamwork and on the Executive Board from 2004 to 2014. 
  • Writer, with an MFA in Poetry from New England College, a BA in English from University of Cincinnati. I have studied writing with many outstanding teachers including Joan Larkin, Anne Marie Macari, Linda Elkin, Judith Barrington, Ann Waldman and Alicia Ostriker. 

Annual Retreats

  • Breitenbush Retreat Center: with Bill St.Cyr, 2011-present.
  • Telluride Weekend Retreat: with Bill, 2009-present.
  • Upstate New York with Susan Walden, 2014-present.
  • Santa Cruz, CA: with Bill and Katherine Bell, 2014-present.
  • Prajna Yoga Studio, Santa Fe: with Henry Shukman, Tias Little and Bill, 2015-present.
  • Pensacola, FL: with Michelle MacNeil, 2014-present.
  • Smithers, BC: with Bill, Darren Jakubec and Beth Jakubec, 2014-present.

Past Retreats

  • New Orleans Retreats and Dream Conferences: with Rodger Kamenetz, Kezia Kamenetz and Bill St.Cyr, 2014 to 2015.
  • Center for Archetypal Dreamwork. Retreat Group Leader, two to six retreats per year, 2004 to 2014.
  • Center for Archetypal Dreamwork: Couple’s Group Leader 2011 to 2014.
  • Kripalu Yoga and Health Center2010 to 2013.
  • Esalen Institute: 2011 to 2013.
  • Hollyhock Retreat Center: 2012 to 2013.
  • Rowe Retreat Center, 2013.
  • Symposium for the Study of Myth: Pacifica Graduate Institute and the Joseph Campbell Foundation with Bill St.Cyr, 2012.
  • Château St-Ferriol, France: with Bill St.Cyr, 2011.
  • Formaser in Barcelona, Spain hosted by mondesomnis: 2011.
  • London, UK: 2011.
  • One World Festival, Italy: 2011. 
  • International Association for the Study of Dreams: 2010-2011.

Current Classes

  • Co-Founder of Limina – A School for Consciousness and Dreams, 2014-present.
  • On-going Embodied Dreamwork Practitioner Training.
  • On-going Embodied Dreamwork Practitioner Mentorship.
  • Embodied Dreamwork and Relationship – An Intensive.
  • The How’s of Dreamwork Seminars
  • On-going Online Dreamer’s Circle.
  • Dreams and Creativity – Exploring Voice through the Dream


Past Classes

  • Opening the Dream Seminars with Bill and Annie Wattles
  • Entering the Body of the Dream – The Art and Practice of String Work with Bill.
  • Dreamwork and the Issues of Gender with Bill.
  • The Fundamentals of Archetypal Dreamwork with Bill.
  • Writing, Creativity and the Dream with Bill and Annie Perkins
  • Art and the Practice of Presence with Karla Van Vliet.
  • String Work for Group Leaders with Bill.
  • Archetypal Dreamwork and Mythology with Karla Van Vliet.
  • Archytypal Dreamwork and Rudhyarian Astrology with Bill.



My poetry has been published in the following:

  • What Have You Lost, Anthology, Edited by Naomi Shihab Nye
  • Jane’s Stories, Anthology
  • Poetry Journals Including: Poet Lore, Aster(ix), Spillway, The Liberty Hill Poetry Review, California Quarterly, Muddy River Review, Black Buzzard Press and Blue Heron Review.

I also edited and co-wrote a series of 5 books about Archetypal Dreamwork called The Deep Well Tapes.