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Archive for January, 2012

Call for Proposals

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Hello all you Imagery Lovers everywhere!!

Jann Fredrickson, LICSW

Our FOURTH annual conference :  “Imagery and the Soul“ takes place October 5-7, 2012 at Mercy Center in Burlingame, California USA.

If you would like to be one of our presenters, send your proposals to me, Jann Fredrickson by email to: /, OR mail to: PO Box 213, Newport, MN. 55055, OR fax to: 651-458-1633, by March 31, 2012.  I will start accepting conference proposals by January 31 and will let you know by April 17 if your proposal is accepted.

Proposal Requirements

1. All workshops are to be 90 minutes long.

2. Your name, address, and email address.

3. Brief biography (25-50 words) including expertise for presenting on your topic.

4. Title of the workshop and how it pertains to our theme.

5. Two objectives stated with one action verb per objective and in measurable behavior or outcome.

For example, say you are giving a workshop to teach folks how to use Emotional Freedom Therapy and Imagery. So your objectives would read:

a. At the end of the workshop, the participant will have a basic knowledge of what EFT is and HOW it can be used in combination with imagery.

b. At the end of the workshop, the participant will understand how effective the modalities of EFT and imagery are when used in conjunction with one another.

6. Course description (25-35 words).

7. Course outline.

8. What your audio/visual (AV) needs will be.

You can call me with any questions: 651-208-6458 during the hours of 12:30pm to about 3:30pm CST most days (this is walk time) or your can email me with questions.
  We had a terrific lineup last conference and I know that this year it will be even better!!
  Looking forward to hearing from YOU.

Proposals Due March 31.

See our conference page for more details.

May this be our best conference yet!!

Jann Fredrickson Ramus, LICSW
Conference Chair 2012

ALERT!! ImagiNews DEADLINE IS Wed 2/1/2012

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Hello Imagery Community,

Bev Hollander

The DEADLINE for all submissions to our ImagiNews “ENLIGHTENMENT” issue is Wednesday FEB 1, 2012. Thanks to our wonderful authors who have already submitted their work. However, for the submissions still out, or if there
is anyone else wishing to send in an article for this issue, we just wanted
to remind our membership of the new submission deadline date:  the 1st of
the month prior to publication of each issue.

As always, we appreciate each of you for the ways you contribute to our journal.

Judith Ewing

If you have any questions, contact us: or
Warm wishes from your Co-Editors,
Bev and Judith

PS If you haven’t seen December’s issue you can download an electronic copy here

Podcast January 2012: Heather LaFace, PhD

Monday, January 16th, 2012

The topic for January 2012’s Podcast is “Imagery and Evolutionary Complexity“.  It is indeed a heady topic as it brings a number of fields together says Heather LaFace, PhD.  She gives our host Juliet Rohde-Brown, PhD a lengthy explanation of this new field.  She also provides on request an experiential Guided Imagery exercise that Juliet finds very helpful for building confidence within.

Heather LaFace

Adolescence is a time of deep relational engagement where the body’s changes becomes so important we take up all these interactions when healing.

Adolescents are  learning to have symbolic experiences for the first time. Image production is relational. It’s generated on it’s own cord. LaFace is interested in how images bridge mind and body, inner and outer in adolescents. Their movement is out into the world and away from family.

Click here to hear the latest podcast.

Heather is a PhD student in Clinical Psychology and is a licensed Psychological Assistant working with individuals, couples and adolescents in a Westwood private practice under the supervision of Dr. Elaine Schulman, PhD. Heather also works as a Psychological Assistant under the supervision of Dr. Marshall Levy, PhD and serves as clinical staff in a multidisciplinary team at a long-term inpatient psychiatric hospital where she works with the chronically and severely mentally ill in treating a wide range of psychological issues, including: mood and anxiety disorders, psychoses, alcohol and substance abuse, and dual diagnosis.