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Young Mom with Toddler Looks for Training, Certification in Guided Imagery

01 Jun

Question:

I am a Reiki master and certified aromatherapist. I was a mental health therapist before, and have some experience with guided imagery, and would like to become certified in guided imagery.

The problem is I live on the East Coast and have a toddler, so it is difficult to travel. Is there any way I can become certified by some type of correspondence course?  I would be willing to make tapes of sessions for review and feedback.  I appreciate any guidance you can give me on this matter.

Sincerely,
Tara P.

Dear Tara,

The Academy for Guided Imagery has a substantial distance learning course that provides a certificate upon completion, which you can find here.

On the East Coast, outside of Washington D.C., there is a program in Mclean VA at The Center for Healing and Imagery that offers a certificate program which we also recommend.  You may want to check their calendar as well.  

I hope this helps.
Best wishes, with the program and the toddler!

All best,
Belleruth

Belleruth Naparstek

Psychotherapist, author and guided imagery pioneer Belleruth Naparstek is the creator of the popular Health Journeys guided imagery audio series. Her latest book on imagery and posttraumatic stress, Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal (Bantam Dell), won the Spirituality & Health Top 50 Books Award