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Author Cantwell, Michael F

Title Transformative Imagery : Cultivating the Imagination for Healing, Change, and Growth
Published London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2016
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Description 1 online resource (354 pages)
Series Online access with DDA: Askews (Medicine)
Contents Transformative Imagery: Cultivating the Imagination for Healing, Change and Growth, edited by Lesie Davenport; Foreword; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Part 1 -- Foundations of Guided Imagery; Chapter 1 -- The Rise and Fall and Rise of Guided Imagery; Editor's Note to Chapter 2: Style by Rachel Naomi Remen; Chapter 2 -- Style; Chapter 3 -- The Cultural Evolution of Guided Imagery; Chapter 4 -- The Western Metaphysics of Mental Imagery and Its Clinical Applications; Part 2 -- Imagery for Health and Healing; Chapter 5 -- Bringing Spirit Back into Medicine
Chapter 15 -- Daoist Imagery and Internal AlchemyChapter 16 -- What You See Is Who You Become: Imagery in the Jewish Tradition of Mussar; Chapter 17 -- Christian Imaginative Spirit: Metaphors and Parables; Part 5 -- Boundless Applications of Imagery; Chapter 18 -- Mindful Advocacy: Imagery for Engaged Wisdom; Chapter 19 -- Enhancing Imagery with Focusing-Oriented Expressive Arts; Chapter 20 -- Music as a Catalyst for Enhancing and Transforming Imagery Experiences; Chapter 21 -- The Writer as Shaman: How Imagery Creates Worlds
Chapter 22 -- The Power of Imagination: Optimizing Sport Performance Through ImageryChapter 23 -- Imagery in the Assessment and Treatment of Trauma in Military Veterans; Chapter 24 -- When Imagination Leads: Cultural Leadership and the Power of Transformative Learning; Author Index; Subject Index; Contributor List and Biographies; Additional Guided Imagery Resources; Blank Page
Chapter 6 -- Medical Applications of Guided ImageryChapter 7 -- Relieving Pain Through Mental Imagery; Chapter 8 -- New Cancer Imagery; Part 3 -- Imagery and Depth Psychology; Chapter 9 -- C.G. Jung: Champion of the Imagination; Chapter 10 -- Using Guided Imagery to Create Brain Change; Chapter 11 -- Imagery as a Therapeutic Tool for Children; Chapter 12: Body Felt Imagery -- Thoughts of the Radically Embodied Mind; Part 4 -- Spiritual Images in Wisdom Traditions; Chapter 13 -- Four Shamanic Journeys with Guided Imagery; Chapter 14 -- Imagination: A Bridge to the Soul
Summary Transformative Imagery brings together the voices of instrumental figures in guided imagery to provide professionals with an extensive, detailed overview of the proven transformational potential of imagery. Key chapters demonstrate how this can be integrated with conventional medicine to benefit patients and clients in any setting
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and indexes
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Subject Change (Psychology)
Imagery (Psychology) -- Therapeutic use.
Adaptation, Psychological.
Imagery, Psychotherapy.
Change (Psychology)
Imagery (Psychology) -- Therapeutic use.
PSYCHOLOGY -- Cognitive Psychology.
SCIENCE -- Cognitive Science.
Form Electronic book
Author Davenport, Leslie.
Epstein, Gerald
Miller, Emmett
Pincus, David.
Remen, Rachel Naomi.
Roberts, Bruce.
Rossman, Martin L.
Shrock, Dean
ISBN 1784501751