visualization therapy

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visualization therapy

The use of mental images to improve overall health and well-being.
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The lecture also analyzed the non-pharmacological treatment methods of PTSD, depression, anxiety and fear with respect to group, individual and family therapy; art therapy; therapy in overcoming anxiety and fear, an relaxation techniques (e.g., yoga therapy and visualization therapy) [1b].
In one case, for example, Weil recommended to a woman with a uterine fibroid tumor to use tea, aerobic exercise, dietary changes, and "visualization therapy to bring mental influence to bear on the tumor."(15) Visualization therapy is rooted in the idea that one can change reality by imagining a picture in the mind.
As Simonton experienced more successes with visualization therapy, he moved further away from standard cancer treatment and developed his own psychological-nutritional approach.
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