7. Using Imagery in Psychotherapy: How, Why, and What for?

  1. Tammie Ronen

Published Online: 17 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470979976.ch7

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) Using Imagery in Psychotherapy: How, Why, and What for?, in The Positive Power of Imagery: Harnessing Client Imagination in CBT and Related Therapies, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470979976.ch7

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:

  • Using Imagery in Psychotherapy: How, Why, and What For?;
  • What Kinds of Therapies Can Integrate Imagery, and for Which;
  • Client Problems?;
  • Overcoming Resistance to or Anxiety about Imagery Work;
  • The Major Benefits of Imagery Use in Psychotherapy;
  • Dangers of Working with Imagery;
  • Practice: Guidelines for Therapists and Clients to Foster Imagery in Therapy;
  • “ego-strengthening”;
  • “ascertain the abundance of … choices possible”;
  • “get double juice from half the fruit”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • What Kinds of Therapies Can Integrate Imagery, and for Which Client Problems?

  • Overcoming Resistance to or Anxiety about Imagery Work

  • The Major Benefits of Imagery Use in Psychotherapy

  • Dangers of Working with Imagery

  • Summary

  • Practice: Guidelines for Therapists and Clients to Foster Imagery in Therapy