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11 Apr

A question about the imagery for posttraumatic stress offers a chance to clarify how PTSD symptoms are the same, whether they’re from a tsunami, a car crash, rape, traumatic delivery, ICU stay, combat..
04 Apr

A disillusioned Vietnam vet with PTSD, who heard BR interviewed on New Dimensions Radio last week, expresses his disappointment and alarm at the commercial content of this website and asks BR about the "mercantilization of healing"..
28 Mar

A woman asks what imagery works best for the trauma of having given up a firstborn daughter for adoption and then, after having 2 more children, having 2 abortions, plus childhood trauma..
21 Mar

A woman who has done some guided imagery asks how to uncover the meaning of a symbol that appeared in one meditation, and if there’s a good book that could spell it out..
28 Feb

Elaine, who has just started using imagery, asks (1) how can you tell the imagery is working; (2) how long does it take; and (3) does it work while you are sleeping?
21 Feb

A traumatized woman who has trouble concentrating wonders if imagery works for everyone, or if some people perhaps just cannot use it; she’s been using the trauma imagery and does not notice any difference..
04 Feb

A woman whose depressed adult daughter cannot tolerate antidepressants, asks what else her daughter might do to fight the enervation, hopelessness, negative self-talk, fatigue, impaired sleep, and misery she faces every day..
17 Jan

A cardiac nurse asks an interesting question about the way the left and right hemispheres of the brain work when it comes to lefties - are these functions reversed, she wants to know..
07 Jan

A worried husband asks (with a measure of skepticism) if there are any holistic methods that can help his wife with her obsessive compulsive symptoms (OCD), which she’s had since at least 1953..
03 Jan

A woman asks how/where to send a care package of guided imagery to help "inoculate" soldiers from acquiring posttraumatic stress by teaching them baseline self-soothing skills..