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Guided imagery creative interventions in counselling & psychotherapy

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Published by SAGE in London, Thousand Oaks [Calif.] .
Written in English


  • Imagery (Psychology) -- Therapeutic use.,
  • Mind and body therapies.,
  • Visualization -- Therapeutic use.,
  • Imagery (Psychotherapy)

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [131]-134) and index.

StatementEric Hall ... [et al.].
ContributionsHall, Eric, 1936-
LC ClassificationsRC489.F35 G85 2006
The Physical Object
Pagination137 p. :
Number of Pages137
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18520276M
ISBN 101412901480, 1412901499
ISBN 109781412901482, 9781412901499
LC Control Number2008530070

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