Curious about how guided imagery can be used for pain relief, stress reduction, and healing? Below is a short interview with Leslie Davenport, licensed therapist, clinical faculty at the integrative medicine center of a major hospital in San Francisco, and one of my psychology continuing education instructors, who gives a great example of how guided imagery works:
Guided imagery is one mind-body tool that, with daily practice, may help you heal faster and experience less pain. I have taken classes at JFK University taught by Leslie Davenport on using self-guided imagery for relaxation, healing, coping with grief, and general well-being. I truly believe it is one of the most powerful ways we can take more control of our own recovery process. Leslie Davenport’s book Healing and Transformation through Self-Guided Imagery includes stories and scripts that can be adapted to almost any illness or injury. I highly recommend the book if you want to learn more about the healing benefits of imagery.
Sue Hasker ~ Certified Wellness Coach