This is an updated edition of our classic reference on uses of imagery for therapy, self-improvement, healing, pain control, and enhancing creativity and problem solving. It is complete, authoritative, and offers a more practical, step-by-step approach than most popularized treatments of the subject. Contents include: guidelines for effective visualization, creating your special place, finding your inner guide, increasing pleasure in your life, stress reduction, weight control, stopping smoking, creativity, problem solving, achieving goals, improving learning and sports performance, improving self-esteem, ending insomnia, lifting depression, easing anxiety, controlling anger, overcoming shyness, healing injuries, curing diseases, controlling pain, and the history and theory of imagery. --- from the publisher
About the Author:
Patrick Fanning has been studying, practicing, teaching, and writing about visualization for over twenty-five years. He is a professional writer in the mental health field whose previous self-help books include Couple Skills, Being A Man, Lifetime Weight Control, Messages, and Self-Esteem. He has also written and led workshops on relaxation and stress reduction, creative writing, goal setting, stress reduction, and problem solving. He lives in northern California with his wife and son.