Gerald Epstein, M.D., has been a pioneer in the use of mental imagery for treating physical and emotional problems. With more that 25 years of training in the mind, he is a leading proponent of the Western spiritual tradition and its application to healing and therapeutics.
Dr. Epstein maintains a private practice in New York City and is a clinical professor of psychiatry at New York's Mt. Sinai Medical Center. He has lectured and taught worldwide and is the director of the American Institute for Mental Imagery (AIMI), a post-graduate training center in imagination for licensed mental health professionals. He is also the recipient of a National Institutes of Health Grant in Alternative Medicine to research the effects of mental imagery in the treatment of bronchial asthma, and he is the author of several mental imagery classics, including Healthy Visualizations: Creating Health Through Imagery.