Instructor: Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L
Guided Imagery is a form of healing that can positively affect the physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual aspects of a person. Research has shown that it can assist with lowering stress, anxiety, depression, lowering affects of trauma, and assist an individual to remove barriers so they can create and manifest their dreams.
Read article “What is Guided Imagery? OTs Can Tap a Person’s Inner Wisdom for Health, Healing and Wellness” by Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L on ADVANCE Magazine
Imagery is a powerful tool that can assist healing, because it accesses the subconscious mind that thinks in images and symbols, and the body where tension, emotions, energy, and beliefs can be held. Participants will learn foundational Guided and Interactive Imagery techniques to assist individuals to lower stress, reduce pain, transform emotional and physical feelings, and create positive outcomes.
Guided Imagery is being integrated in to hospitals, clinics, and private practice due to the evidence of its ability to: lower stress, pain, depression, PTSD symptoms, medication use, hospital stays, better outcomes, and many other beneficial documented results. Go here to learn more about the researched benefits of Guided Imagery.
These courses are available to Health Care Professionals and anyone who wants to learn these techniques for their own self-care and personal development or to help others. These courses will enhance any Health Care Professionals skills who would like to bring a Mind-Body-Spirit, Prevention, and Wellness approach to Healing. Excellent for Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Therapists, Nurses, Physicians, Mental Health Practitioners, Massage Therapists, Yoga Practitioners, and any one caring for others.
You will learn:
- The fundamentals of the Mind-Body-Spirit connection
- The Power of Self-Healing
- Foundational Guided Imagery Techniques
- How to guide a client to access their own Inner Wisdom
- How to assist a client to enter in to the ‘Relaxation Response’
- How to assist a client to understand what may be behind a physical or mental illness and what may be needed to transform it.
12 Hours, $299
You will Learn:
- How to assist Clients with their Emotions
- How to assist a Client Dialogue with their Body; Physical and Emotional Pain
- How to utilize Deep Mindfulness to transform Negative Emotions and Physical Pain
- How the Higher Self, Intuition, Self Love, Self Acceptance are Powerful Healers
- How to Release the Negative and Expand the Positive
18 Hours, $399
Certificate of Completion
Health Care Professionals will receive a Certificate of Completion that may be submitted to your professional board for professional development credits. A completed course evaluation is required within 30 days after taking the class to receive a Certificate of Completion.
Distant Learning will meet via the internet. You must have a working computer web cam, microphone, speakers, and the latest version of Skype and Java downloaded on your computer. These can be downloaded from the internet for free, simply by Googling “Skype” and “Java” and following download instructions.
Payment is due in full one week before the start of class. Refunds will not be given after the first class. You must attend each class to receive a Certificate of Completion. If you miss one class you will need to make it up with Emmy based on an hourly rate. If you miss more than one class in a series you will need to retake the entire level. Full refunds will be given if the entire class is cancelled by the instructor. Complaints can be handled with Emmy Vadnais, OTR/L.