Belleruth Naparstek

Psychotherapist, author, guided imagery innovator

Psychotherapist, author and guided imagery pioneer Belleruth Naparstek is the creator of the Health Journeys guided imagery audio series and author of Invisible Heroes: Survivors of Trauma and How They Heal, an award-winning book that explains why guided imagery is a best practice for posttraumatic stress., Naparstek’s website, features over 200 guided meditation audios that target specific physical and emotional challenges, along with other holistic resources, mind-body-spirit research findings and articles archived from the HJ blog.

Naparstek received both undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Chicago, practiced psychotherapy for 33 years and taught graduate students at The Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, Case Western Reserve University.