Imagination And Medicine

Imagination And Medicine

by Stephen Aizenstat
     
 

In this groundbreaking collection of essays, medical scientists in a number of fields join with practitioners from the fields of non-Western medicine—the Asklepieia, body/soul therapies, and dreamwork—to explore the intimate relationship between imagination and physical health. By looking at medical science, these scholars, physicians, and healers offer

Overview

In this groundbreaking collection of essays, medical scientists in a number of fields join with practitioners from the fields of non-Western medicine—the Asklepieia, body/soul therapies, and dreamwork—to explore the intimate relationship between imagination and physical health. By looking at medical science, these scholars, physicians, and healers offer their vision of what medical treatment and psychotherapy might look like in the future. Artists and architects with expertise in health care also describe and present new designs for healing centers that bring together current scientific knowledge and age-old healing practices. This collection will be of great interest to those looking to the future in the fields of therapy, medicine, and the healing professions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781882670628
Publisher:
Spring Journal
Publication date:
10/06/2011
Pages:
242
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Aizenstat Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist, a marriage and family therapist, and a credentialed public schools teacher and counselor. He is the author of the book Dream Tending. Robert Bosnak PsyA, a Zurich-trained Jungian analyst, has led dream groups and explored dreaming with individuals, in both analytical and didactic contexts. Bosnak has authored several books including his latest book, Embodiment: Creative Imagination in Medicine, Art, and Travel. He is past president of the International Association for the Study of Dreams.

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