Here's an excerpt from one of Naparstek's guided imagery
My approach has been to treat these disorders using CBT and relaxation/hypnosis, coupled with guided imagery
The question that still intrigues researchers is whether the immune system can actually be influenced by guided imagery
may be an effective therapy for the management of tension chronic headache in addition to conventional pharmacological treatment (Grade B)
Breathing exercises, self-hypnosis, guided imagery
, and meditation can manage stress," advises Gina Orlando, a Chicago-based certified hypnotherapist who specializes in IBS.
Today with the introduction of some of the effective hypnotherapeutic techniques such as guided imagery
, visualization techniques, dream induction, rational emotive behavior therapy and aversion therapy, psychological dependence can be successfully managed.
Homeopathy, Ayurveda, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Unani Medicine, Osteopathy, Therapeutic Massage, Naturopathy, Chiropractic, Tai-Chi, Pilates, Yoga and Guided Imagery
are included in the CAM list, said a senior official of DHCC.
A sampling of techniques discussed includes: cognitive-behavioral techniques, reframing and other NLP techniques, systematic desensitization, covert sensitization, 12-step programs, guided imagery
, meditation, and more.
Many people use guided imagery
to enhance and augment meditation.
: Academy for Guided Imagery
She is now an independent practitioner at Roots Natural Foods in Leominster, and also teaches Reiki in Levels I, II and Master, as well as practices guided imagery
meditation as an adjunctive therapy.
Gordon has used guided imagery
for the past thirty years.