Therapy and Benefits

Research shows Guided imagery and relaxation practices are beneficial for a variety of health related issues. Some well-established benefits of mind/body practices include:

Therapy and Benefits

Surgery Preparation, Post-Op Recovery & Healing

  • Bringing your best to the experience
  • Inner calm pre & post-op
  • Reduced risk of complications (blood loss, infection, pain, nausea & vomiting, anxiety, tissue & device rejection, slow motility, slow recovery)
  • Faster healing
  • Reduced pain
  • Improved rest
  • Shorter hospital stay
  • Improved patient satisfaction

Cancer Treatment, Recovery, Life & Death Issues related to serious illness

(Other chronic diseases and conditions such as: asthma, hypertension, heart disease, autoimmune disease, Crohn’s disease and colitis)

  • Symptom management: Acute & chronic pain, fatigue, anxiety
  • Reduce treatment side-effects
  • Re-balance immune response
  • Address quality of life issues

Guided Imagery and Relaxation Practices for Children (ages 6 – 12)

  • Separation anxiety
  • Enuresis (bed wetting)
  • Test anxiety
  • Sports & expressive arts performance anxiety
  • Academic

Stress relief for:

  • Reduce/stop insomnia
  • Reduce or relieve irritable bowel
  • Reduce tension/stress headaches
  • Reduce migraines
  • Stop irrational fear
  • Stop anxiety

Healthy Lifestyle Management To:

  • Improve work/life balance
  • Increase productivity
  • Wellness coaching
  • Successful behavior change
    • Smoking cessation
    • Poor eating habits
    • Self-sabotage
    • Nail biting
    • Weight management
  • Performance Improvement
    • Academics – test anxiety, test prep
    • Sports
    • Public speaking
    • Expressive arts

Fertility and Pregnancy Issues

  • Higher rates of conception and healthy pregnancy
  • Reduce/stop hyperemesis (severe nausea and vomiting)
  • Relieve stress and reduce premature delivery in high risk pregnancy
  • Child birthing – shorter, more comfortable labor and delivery, fewer complications
  • Resolve and heal grief and loss related to miscarriage