By Valerie Thomas
The healing power of operating with consumers' psychological pictures is largely stated, but there's nonetheless little within the counselling and psychotherapy literature on extra inclusive techniques to the medical purposes of psychological imagery. Using psychological Imagery in Counselling and Psychotherapy is a different, available advisor for counsellors and psychotherapists who desire to enhance their services during this vital healing perform.
Contemporary practitioners have at their disposal a wide repertoire of images tools and strategies comprising the contributions from diversified healing faculties and medical innovators. Valerie Thomas identifies the various universal good points in those methods and gives a transtheoretical framework that helps integrative practitioners in knowing and utilizing psychological imagery to augment healing tactics. The publication:
- Examines the advance of the speculation and perform of psychological imagery inside a much broader context of the historical past of mind's eye as a therapeutic modality;
- Describes different ways in which psychological imagery has been included into healing perform and evaluates contemporary advancements;
- Reviews motives of the healing efficacy of psychological imagery and considers how fresh theoretical techniques offer a method of realizing the position that psychological photographs play in processing experience;
- Includes reflections on how you can improve extra inclusive thought and proposes a version that may tell integrative perform.
Using a variety of scientific vignettes to demonstrate idea and state-of-the-art learn, Valerie Thomas proposes a brand new built-in version of perform. offering transparent and unique suggestions on utilising the version to scientific perform, the publication might be crucial interpreting for psychotherapists and counsellors, either in perform and coaching, who desire to harness the healing efficacy of psychological imagery.
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Extra info for Using Mental Imagery in Counselling and Psychotherapy: A Guide to More Inclusive Theory and Practice
Rachman’s (1980) seminal paper challenged the idea that emotion is just a product of cognition, arguing instead that it is a type of information processing. As clinical experience strongly suggests that imagery has a special relationship with emotion, this has led to interest in the way that mental imagery is implicated in the development and maintenance of psychopathologies. An increasing body of empirical support for the direct link between mental images and emotions has resulted in imagery interventions designed to process and transform negative affect (Holmes and Mathews, 2010).
And, at a pivotal moment at the beginning of the 20th century, as psychology closed its doors to anything that smacked of unorthodox theory and practice, psychotherapy emerged as the sole container for the study and development of the therapeutic application of mental imagery. The following chapter will examine how this development unfolded over the 20th century right up to the present day. However, before I turn to a more detailed discussion of the history of the use of mental imagery in counselling and psychotherapy, there is one important final part of the story of psychology and mental imagery that happens in the latter half of the 20th century.
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