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The Technique of G.A.I.

The Technique of G.A.I. The patient lies down in a quiet, darkened room where any possible distractions are minimised, and is then helped to relax deeply.  The National College induction technique can be used or Progressive Relaxation. The patient is … Continue reading

Guided Affected Imagery Symboldrama

GUIDED AFFECTED IMAGERY (G.A.I.) SYMBOLDRAMA In 1948 Hanscarl Leuner, M.D. commenced a longitudinal study to ascertain how effective imagery was in psychotherapy.  Six years later, in 1954, he wrote about the use of images as a diagnostic tool, and as … Continue reading

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