Here are some places to find guided imagery resources. Remember, unless you need specific support, you don't need a provider in order to practice guided imagery. Most people can use it on their own using resources like these.
If you'd like to learn more about guided imagery, including how to create your own guided imagery scripts, check out our Guided Imagery course as part of our Integrative Health and Medicine Specialization.
- The Mindfulness App
- Insight Timer
- Wellscapes (by the Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality and Healing)
Free Guided Imagery Podcasts (Kaiser Permanente)
Sources of Guided Imagery Scripts
- Naparstek, B. (1994). Staying Well With Guided Imagery. New York: Warner Books.
- Naparstek, B. (2004). Invisible heroes: Survivors of trauma and how they heal. New York, NY: Bantam Dell.
- Rossman, Martin. Guided Imagery for Self-Healing: An Essential Resource for Anyone Seeking Wellness. (2000). Tiburon, California: HJ Kramer/New World Library; 2nd edition.
- Healing and Transformation Through Self-Guided Imagery. Berkeley, CA: Celestial Arts.
- Dormoy, M. (2016). Guided Imagery Work with Kids: Essential Practices to Help Them Manage Stress, Reduce Anxiety & Build Self-Esteem. New York: W.W. Norton & Company.
- Schwartz, A.E. (1995). Guided Imagery for Groups: Fifty Visualizations that Promote Relaxation, Problem- Solving, Creativity, and Well-Being. Duluth, MN: Whole Person Associates Inc