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Academy for Guided Imagery

23 Aug
Over the past 25 years, the awesome pioneering work of The Academy for Guided Imagery has trained over 10,000 practitioners - psychologists, physicians, social workers, nurses, family counselors, and other health professionals - in its thorough, deep-going, therapeutic technique of Interactive Guided Imagerysm, through its workshops and home study courses.
Over the past 25 years, the awesome pioneering work of The Academy for Guided Imagery has trained over 10,000 practitioners - psychologists, physicians, social workers, nurses, family counselors, and other health professionals - in its thorough, deep-going, therapeutic technique of Interactive Guided Imagery, through its workshops and home study courses.

Formed in California in 1989 by David Bresler PhD and Martin L. Rossman MD, the Academy trains health and mental health practitioners to provide one-on-one guided imagery to people in need of relaxation and healing, by helping them to deploy their imaginations in very specific, therapeutic ways, tailored to each individual.

The 2-year certificate program provides 65 hours of Advanced Tools training, 52 hours of personal supervision and 33 hours of related, independent study. To learn more, click on http://www.academyforguidedimagery.com/index.php , where you can also find a local, certificate-trained practitioner in your area, see the calendar of trainings, introductory workshops and other events, get on their e-list and get info about their 17th annual conference at Asilomar on October 28-31, 2004, featuring many guided imagery luminaries, including David Bresler, Marty Rossman, Emmett Miller, Dean Ornish, Susan Ezra, Terry Reed, and many others. You can also email them at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or write The Academy for Guided Imagery, 30765 Pacific Coast Highway #369, Malibu, CA 90265 800-726-2070.
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