1. From Mystery Illness to Mastery Kathe Caldwell’s Discovery of Guided Imagery Dave Roberts 38:56

In this episode of The Teaching Journeys Podcast Dave Roberts interviews Kathy Caldwell, a guided imagery and hypnotherapy practitioner. Kathy shares her personal journey of discovering guided imagery after asking for a sign during a mystery illness. She discusses the benefits and different types of guided imagery, its applications in substance use treatment, and how it can help individuals connect with their inner wisdom. The conversation also delves into the role of guided imagery in promoting physical and mental well-being, and the training and target audience for this practice.

Kathe’s Bio and Contact Information

Kathe Caldwell, CCHt, CADC-II, asked for a sign during a mystery illness twenty years ago, which led her to the wonderful healing tool of symbolic guided imagery. She uses guided imagery and hypnotherapy in her private practice in Newport Beach, California, as well as with groups and individuals in substance use treatment centers in Orange County. She loves teaching healing professionals these subtle yet powerful tools to assist and empower their clients, and is passionate about guiding others to discover, connect with, and utilize their own inner wisdom.

Kathe is the author of “The Guided Imagery Handbook.”

To find out more about Kathe and her book , go to  hypnosissolutions.net

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to find out more about Dave , go to davidrobertsmsw.com and psychologyprofessorandminister.com

Dave Roberts LMSW, Author, Podcaster

David J. Roberts, LMSW, became a parent who experienced the death of a child, when his daughter Jeannine died of cancer on 3/1/03 at the age of 18. He is a retired addiction professional and an adjunct professor in the psychology child life department at Utica University in Utica, New York. Dave also teaches psychology classes at Pratt MWP School of Art and Design. He is the host of The Teaching Journeys Podcast, which can be found on Apple, Spotify and other podcast platforms.

Dave has presented workshops at national conferences of The Compassionate Friends as well as for the Bereaved Parents of the USA. He was also a keynote speaker at the 2011 and 2015 national gatherings of the Bereaved Parents of the USA. Dave also co-presented a workshop titled “Helping Faculty After Traumatic Loss” for the Parkland, Florida community in May of 2018, in the aftermath of the mass shootings at Stoneman Douglas High School.

Roberts has been a past HuffPost contributor and has contributed articles to Medium, Open to Hope Foundation, Mindfulness and Grief, Thrive Global, and the Recovering the Self Journal. He has also appeared on numerous podcasts, as well as Open to Hope Television. In 2021,he co-authored and published a book with Reverend Patty Furino titled, When The Psychology Professor Met The Minister.