The alchemist is one who changes base material into spiritual gold. Each of us has the potential to turn a very basic spiritual knowledge into a tool to help us live fulfilling lives. On a psychological level the chemist in the sense of an apothecary is the part of us which looks after health concerns and self-healing. He has access to knowledge that we need in order to stay in good health. In todays technological age a chemist in a dream signifies someone who has the ability to break down complex structures into their various components. To dream of a chemist is to link with that part of ourselves that is capable of altering the way we behave in our work-a-day lives, We are in touch with the wisdom - which is inherent in us all - concerning the Self. You might also like to consult the entry for Alchemy.