The Power of Your Child's Imagination
September 17, 2019
Hosted by Dr. Miriam Franco
Dr. Reznick is a nationally recognized child psychologist and author of the best selling book: The Power of Your Childs Imagination: How to Transform Stress and Anxiety into Joy and Success. Dr. Reznick joins Dr. Franco to explore how parents can learn easy, effective and creative skills to empower their children to handle lifes daily struggles. Dr. Reznick will share her nine core tools to help children cope with stress and anxiety by tapping into their imagination to access their own natural strength and confidence. Dr. Reznick offers a wonderful heart opening meditation for the whole family to enjoy, selected from her popular CD, The Cave of Great Wisdom for Parent Support. These healing words and music can be listened to together by children and parents. Download this free gift at: https://www.imageryforkids.com/gift_heart_centered.html
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Explore how the power of your imagination can be harnessed to improve your mood, coping, healing, listening and performance! A seasoned psychotherapist, university professor and relaxation and guided imagery specialist, Dr. Franco brings both her academic knowledge and years of clinical experience to her guest interviews. Each week, she hosts health entrepreneurs,therapists, artists, innovators and guided imagery specialists to discuss how one’s imagination can be used to treat stress, anxiety, manage autoimmune disorders, cope with challenging life events or ways to expand performance.
Dr. Franco guides us to stretch our imaginations with playful curiosity and to learn how to have fun incorporating new techniques into our daily lives and life challenges.
Dr. Miriam Franco
Dr. Miriam Franco is a psychologist with a specialty in treating anxiety and chronic illness. She is certified in guided imagery and is also a Multiple Sclerosis specialist. Dr. Franco has conducted workshops nationally teaching people with auto immune disorders how to use relaxation and guided imagery to lower mood and improve coping and caregivers to relieve stress and worry effectively and quickly.
Dr. Franco has taught guided imagery to athletes, students, brides-to-be, mothers-to-be, care partners, health professionals and the chronically ill. Her app, Imagery Work, provides niche guided imagery tracks for specific populations and needs.
Dr. Franco is on the Multiple Sclerosis Association of America’s Health Care Council and is a National MS Society Health Care Partner. She is a frequent contributor to MS magazines, podcasts and is a regular guest speaker at MS patient and professional programs. As a Professor Emeritus of Immaculata University, she brings both academic knowledge and her direct clinical experience to guest interviews, covering a range of inter-disciplinary topics on how the power of harnessing one’s imagination can improve healing, learning, coping and performance.