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Transformational Imagery 6/6: Helping Every Client Access Their Imagination

  • 20th May 2022
  • Dina Glouberman

How can we introduce image work with clients who feel out of touch with their imagination, or perhaps even doubt they have one? In the final part of her inspiring series, psychotherapist, author and transformational imagery pioneer Dr. Dina Glouberman explains how she normalises imagery, notices blocks, and invites clients to tap into this powerful catalyst for transformation that was there all along.

Transformational Imagery 5/6: Reimagining Burnout

  • 13th May 2022
  • Dina Glouberman

How can working with imagery help clients who are in danger of burnout? In the penultimate part of her series about harnessing the power of imagination, psychotherapist, author and transformational imagery pioneer Dr. Dina Glouberman discusses her work with one young man who learned to listen to his heart by exploring the image of a tree overhanging a cliff edge – and shares the two questions she always begins with when addressing potential burnout.

Transformational Imagery 4/6: Mindfulness in the World of the Imagination

  • 6th May 2022
  • Dina Glouberman

What does ‘being present’ mean when applied to the imaginative sphere? And how might this help our clients in their everyday lives? In the fourth part of her series about harnessing the power of clients’ imaginations, psychotherapist, author and transformational imagery pioneer Dr. Dina Glouberman explains why practising mindfulness can also mean engaging consciously and creatively with the image world.

Transformational Imagery 3/6: Creating a Shared World of Imagery

  • 29th Apr 2022
  • Dina Glouberman

Joining a client in their image world is a powerful act with the potential to both honour and transform their subjective reality. In the third part of her series about harnessing the power of clients’ imaginations, psychotherapist, author and transformational imagery pioneer Dr. Dina Glouberman discusses her approach to group work, and recalls an experience with one cohort member who felt drawn to death by her late boyfriend’s spirit.

Transformational Imagery 2/6: Healing Extreme Fears of the Future

  • 22nd Apr 2022
  • Dina Glouberman

When clients are overwhelmed by fear for the future, working with imagery can help us to change one crucial – and perhaps surprising – part of the picture. In the second instalment of her series about harnessing the power of clients’ imaginations, psychotherapist, author and transformational imagery pioneer Dr. Dina Glouberman shares an exercise for transforming intense fears by reimagining the future self.

Transformational Imagery 1/6: Visioning Negative Futures

  • 15th Apr 2022
  • Dina Glouberman

Working with imagery in therapy can provide us with a powerful and practical way to promote insight, healing and change. In the first part of a new series about harnessing the power of clients' imaginations, psychotherapist, author and transformational imagery pioneer Dr. Dina Glouberman introduces a visioning the future exercise – and explains why picturing the worst might actually be a good place to start.