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Visualization is a self-guided therapeutic technique that can be done alone or with the help of a trained professional. Today we want to share a few basic guidelines in order to effectively practice visualization. Before that, lets discuss what this therapeutic technique can help with…
Visualization can help with:
Getting through a procedure.
Coping with Trauma.
Distancing yourself from negative feelings, memories, or people.
Basic steps to take while practicing visualization:
Utilize all of your sense. This is extremely important and will help with your mental images.
Be present. Make sure to not take the back seat during your visualization journey. Be the driver.
Keep a Journal of your experiences. Log your experiences: what worked? What did not? This would be the perfect type of thing to put in your journal we discussed last tuesday!
Practice! This type of self guided therapeutic technique may take some time to master, or cater to your needs.