13. Applying Imagery to Treat Past Events (Fears, Trauma, Posttrauma)

  1. Tammie Ronen

Published Online: 17 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979976.ch13

The Positive Power of Imagery: Harnessing Client Imagination in CBT and Related Therapies

The Positive Power of Imagery: Harnessing Client Imagination in CBT and Related Therapies

How to Cite

Ronen, T. (2011) Applying Imagery to Treat Past Events (Fears, Trauma, Posttrauma), in The Positive Power of Imagery: Harnessing Client Imagination in CBT and Related Therapies, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979976.ch13

Author Information

  1. Tel-Aviv University, Israel

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470683033

Online ISBN: 9780470979976

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Keywords:

  • Applying Imagery to Treat Past Events (Fears, Trauma, Posttrauma);
  • Treating Distressing Past Events;
  • Imaginal Exposure Followed by In Vivo Exposure;
  • Imaginal Exposure Instead of In Vivo Exposure;
  • Imagery as a Way to Elicit Memories and Remember Forgotten Material;
  • Using Imagery for Cognitive Restructuring of Past Trauma;
  • Practice: Guidelines for Choosing Between Options;
  • posttraumatic stress disorder – PTSD;
  • “dive into deep water”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Treating Distressing Past Events

  • Imaginal Exposure Followed by In Vivo Exposure

  • Imaginal Exposure Instead of In Vivo Exposure

  • Imagery as a Way to Elicit Memories and Remember Forgotten Material

  • Using Imagery for Cognitive Restructuring of Past Trauma

  • Summary

  • Practice: Guidelines for Choosing between Options