G. Scott Sparrow, EdD, LPC, LMFT, is a psychotherapist, spiritual mentor, fly fishing guide, and author who lives in Arroyo City, Texas. Sparrow is an assistant professor in the graduate counseling program at the University of Texas-Pan American, where he teaches courses in group therapy, marriage and family therapy, counseling theories, and practicum. He has maintained a private practice in professional counseling since 1982. He specializes in existential, Jungian, and transpersonal approaches to therapy, and has developed an innovative approach to dream work based on his lucid dream research, called the FiveStar Method. He is founder of DreamStar Institute, which offers mentoring and certification in dream analysis for laypersons and clinicians. He has also authored several articles and home-study courses in the field of dream theory and dream analysis.