Please come to Imagery International’s Third Conference: Hope and New Beginnings

Annual Conference
Imagery International’s Third Conference
Co-Sponsored by
Beyond Ordinary Nursing
Imagery: Hope and New Beginnings
September 30 through October 2, 2011 at Mercy Center in Burlingame, California USA
Registration with commuter/day fee is available to the start of the conference.

Speakers and Topics

Robin Gayle, PhD, MDiv, MFT, “Metaphoric Dialogue: Bringing Hope Alive”
Carl Hendel, MD: “The Neurobiology of Hope”
Lea Houston, MA: “Move, Breathe, and Imagine: Activating the Triple Power Keys to Body mind Healing and
Jenny Garrison, RN: “Expanding Open-Heartedness: Imagery as a Spiritual Practice”
Jose Said Osio: “Getting to a Newer, Richer Self by Accessing a Deeper Guided Imagery Pattern”
Jeanne M. Schul, PhD: “Dancing the Dream Image: Out of the Nightmare, Into the Light”
Susan Gold, MA: ”Using Imagery to Overcome Creative Blocks”

Speaker Biographies and Photos click here.
Schedule of Activities click here.

Members of Imagery International receive a discount on registration fees for the conference. To keep abreast of conference news subscribe here.

Conference Registration Options (1 or 2)
1. Download, print and mail in with check: Registration Form

2. Online Registration click here to pay with credit card via Paypal.

Any questions can be directed to our Conference Chair Jann Fredrickson Ramus or

A Silent Auction will be held for scholarships toward future conferences. Would you please bring a QUALITY item for this endeavor? We are a tax-exempt 501(c)6. Contributions to our auction cannot be taken as a tax deduction to a charity, however, check with your tax adviser on suitability as a business expense.

Registration Rates – Registration includes CEUs. Attendees must attend all workshops to receive 10.5 contact hours. The CEU’s are approved by the California Board of Behavior Sciences and the California Board of Registered Nurses.

1. Regular Tuition postmarked on or after August 25 $275

2. Imagery International members discount -$55

3. Become a member of Imagery International $50

Accommodations: Commuter/daily site fee is the only option available. Mercy Center cannot accommodate special diets such as vegan, diabetic, gluten free, etc. However, most soups and salad bars and many meals can accommodate vegetarians.)

Commuter/daily site fee (includes dinner on Fri., and lunch on Sat. and Sun.) $130
Optional commuter dinner Sat.; $20

We welcome all professionals interested in the practical application of Guided Imagery for healing and personal growth, including, but not limited to, nurses, doctors, psychotherapists, social workers, hypnotherapists, and somatic workers. Trained Guided Imagery practitioners will add to their techniques and strategies, and other professionals will gain an overview of how Guided Imagery may be used as a complementary practice in their work. Continuing Education Units are included in the registration fee.

You are invited to join Imagery International to further your interest and exploration.

Our third annual conference continues to be an important vehicle for our association’s purpose as stated in the Articles of Association:

The purpose of this Association shall be to promote the general interests of the active members; to broaden the awareness of the benefits and diverse applications of Guided Imagery; to offer professional and educational support to students and practicing professionals; to strive for higher professional standards; to provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas; and to stimulate a friendly and cooperative spirit among the members.

Jann Fredrickson Ramus, LICSW
Conference Chair

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