GIM Training for Professionals with the Therapeutic Arts Institute

GIM Training is being offered in the Midwest with Fran Goldberg & Louise Dimiceli-Mitran, Primary Trainers with the Therapeutic Arts Institute.

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Therapeutic Arts Institute GIM Trainings are endorsed by the Association for Music & Imagery (AMI) and can be applied toward certification as a Fellow of the Association for Music & Imagery (FAMI).  The training includes three levels of residential seminars.

Level I: Personal Journey through Music & Imagery

A 5-day introduction to the Bonny Method of GIM to clinical practice featurimg Music and Imagery techniques.

Level II or Professional Training in Music & Imagery – Take as Level II Training or as a stand-alone. If taken as Level II, additional instruction and supervisions will be provided.

-For music therapists, psychotherapists and other professionals.  Consists of two 6-day seminars designed to give practical skills in devising and implementing Music Imagery (MI) techniques, described below

Seminar 1: Connecting with the Inner World: Music & Imagery Techniques for Sessions with Individuals. Supervised hands-on experience included both during and after the training with a focus on stimulating and understanding imagery responses to different genres of music, talkovers, verbal processing and counseling skills.

Seminar 2: Reflections and Connections: Music Imagery Techniques in Group Settings.

The focus is on group dynamics and verbal processing in interactive “here and now” sessions. Includes supervised, hands-on experience both during and after the training for your particular group population.

Level III Guided Imagery & Music Internship

-Advanced Training in 5 Seminars.  Building on skills developed in the previous seminars, participants practice and refine GIM skills under supervision in private practice and/or clinical settings.

Five Seminars Include:

  • Guiding through Music – Music As Guide
  • Advanced Clinical Applications
  • The Spiritual and Transpersonal in GIM
  • Myth and Archetype in GIM
  • Celebrating our GIM Learning

-Includes practice sessions, supervision, personal GIM series, assigned readings, written reports, analysis of music, case studies and final project.

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