Guided Imagery for Healing Children (Paperback)
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Their own naturally rich imaginations are one of the best resources for healing children or helping them through difficult times. Guided Imagery for Healing Children and Teens shows parents, caregivers, and wellness practitioners how to tap into this powerful source of healing to help children overcome the pain and discomfort of anything from a minor fever to cancer. This easy-to-use manual includes an explanation of mind-body medicine and imagery, real-life case studies from the author's experience, and many rich, scripted imageries for both the younger child and teenager. Equipped with these valuable tools, children can connect with their self-healing abilities, strengthen their self-esteem, and enjoy their own imaginations!
About the Author
Ellen Curran has been a registered nurse for twenty-four years. She has been certified in Interactive Guided ImagerySM through the Beyond Ordinary Nursing Program (BON), sponsored by the American Holistic Nurses Association. Curran has a private practice in guided imagery where she works with children with multiple disabilities and pain problems as part of their wellness plan.
"A tremendous contribution to the field of mind/body/spirit healing. If you work with children, whether your own or others, this book is a must."
-- Martin L. Rossman, M.D., author of Guided Imagery for Self-Healing
"Ellen has indomitable courage and creativity, with the know-how of a nurse, the fierce determination of a mother lion, and the innate wisdom of a sage."
-- Terry Reed and Susan Ezra, co-directors of Beyond Ordinary Nursing
"This enchanting, wise, and eminently serviceable book contains the best imagery for sick kids -- not to mention their parents and caregivers -- that I have yet seen."
-- Belleruth Naparstek, author of Staying Well with Guided Imagery