We are pleased that several schools are represented in our membership who offer training in specialized uses of guided imagery. The requirements for admittance are different for each. They have individual theories about the approach they take.
Guided imagery is not a regulated field. If you are a professional looking for training we suggest you research the programs carefully before applying and find out how you can incorporate the training into your practice and how your clients will benefit.
Academy for Guided Imagery
David Bresler, PhD
American Institute of Mental Imagery
Dr. Jerry Epstein
Imagery training: Medical school, residency in psychiatry and post-graduate training in psychiatry. Trained 9 years with Madame Colette Aboulker-Muscat in “Waking Dream Therapy (long and short imagery practices); also influenced by the phenomonology practice of Medard Boss, MD. This website contains transcripts for treatment of symptoms.
16 East 96th Street, Suite 1A
New York, New York 10128
Download A Review of AIMI to find out more about programs offered at AIMI.
California Pacific Medical Center
California Pacific Medical Center (CPMC) offers an Integrative Medicine Education with a specialty in Guided Imagery/Expressive Arts in the Institute of Health and Healing. Click HERE (page has changed) to find out more and download a brochure.
Intern Joy Gottlieb, RSMT describes the her experience in the I.M.E. program.
John F. Kennedy – Deep Imagination Certificate
This certificate program will allow you to build competence with an interactive-style of imagery that is non-scripted. It can be applied toward individuals, couples, groups and with children, to address a range of topics including complex grief, depression, pain, insomnia and other symptoms, end of life issues, and PTSD. CEs for Psychologists, MFT, LCSW and RNs. Click for Description of JFK certification in imagery. Click for JFK catalogue.
The Center for Healing and Imagery
1724 S Street NW
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 686-9005 or
A graduate reflects on her training at Synergy Seminars.