This study analyzed the contents of the client’s dream transformation both quantitatively and qualitatively
in dream visualization through the use of art therapy. The client was healthy, had acquired less than 60
points on the SCL-90-R, and had no history of mental illness. This study was conducted across held twice
a week from May 2015, with each session being 60 minutes. The 30 dreams were divided into five sections
of six dreams per each section. The contents of the dreams were qualitatively analyzed. First, there were
some changes in the process scales in the functional scoring test. Feeling intensity increased and showed a
stable trend. Dreamer activity and clarity increased. Dreamer expression increased and maintained. Second,
the content scales changed. On the origin of feeling and the dream setting, the present situation increased.
The age of dreamer sometimes appeared younger than the middle age. On the overall rating, the dream
changed from having symbolic to realistic content, whereas the characters had no fixed patterns. Third, the
transformations of dream themes were observed in conjunction with the psychological changes in the client
and were correlated to the results of qualitative analysis. The psychological flow that allowed the client to
recognized alienated emotions was reflected in the content of the dreams. Therefore, art therapy through
dream visualization had positive effects on the transformation of the client’s dreams.