The author shows how ancient and modern uses of imagery, backed by contemporary research and experience, can be applied to psychotherapy and bio medicine, including the field of psychoneuroimmunology. This introductory text traces the development of imaginative approaches and provides a guide to: the applications of imagery
indications and contraindications of its use
and guided imagery exercises directed to specific health issues.
This book should be of interest to health care professionals, psychotherapists, and counsellors.
Table of ContentsAncient origins of imaginative medicine
modern developments in imaginative medicine - psychotherapy, the emergence of psychoneuroimmunology, psychophysics
translating theory into practice.