Exploring Relationships through Imagery
Join Katie Skurja to explore relationships at a deeper level with self, others, creation, and God using imagery.
Four-Week Intensive Online Course
Two Sections Available:
Tuesdays, 9-10:30am PT
Tuesdays, 5-6:30pm PT
The potential application for the use of imagery is only limited to the imagination. Some possible uses are:
Though it is easy to imagine how imagery is useful in any type of work with children, it is just as effective with adults. Nothing gets strangers talking amongst themselves faster than putting a set of cards in the middle of them and ask them to share about themselves. One woman shared how she used them with men in a maximum-security prison and was amazed at how they opened up emotionally.
Ice breakers for group meetings (What is one thing you would like to share about yourself?).
Personal exploration through journaling (What has me tangled up in knots?).
Working with people in various forms of companioning: counseling, coaching, spiritual direction, chaplaincy, etc.
Teaching – story telling, writing prompts, brainstorming.
Group dynamics – exploring concepts, questions, difficult work situations.
Processing grief, shame, trauma.
Family-of-origin (FOO) Dynamics.
Investigating images of God and spiritual beliefs.
Exploring internal parts work (Internal Family Systems, Integration Healing, etc.)
Parent-Child relationships – help with communication when words get in the way.
Imago Dei Ministries
Some of the health benefits to using imagery include:
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Manage anxiety, stress, and depression.
Help reduce pain.
Lower blood pressure.
Give a better sense of control and well-being.