Charlotte Reznick, Ph.D., child educational psychologist, and author of the Los Angeles Times bestselling book, The Power of Your Child’s Imagination: How to Transform Stress and Anxiety into Joy and Success, provides an overview of her work in meditation and mindfulness practices.
For three decades, Dr. Reznick has had a meditation practice, and she is the creator of positive coping skills, mindful program, Imagery For Kids: Breakthrough for Learning, Creativity, and Empowerment. Dr. Reznick is a noted authority on mindfulness, imagination creation, and meditation, and is a leader in her field.
Dr. Reznick talks about her background and education, and what pushed her to develop her programs and write about her work. As a specialist in child and teen mindfulness and meditation, she talks about how she combined imagination and mediation to help those she worked with. A primary goal is to help kids access their inner wisdom through their own imagination. She talks about some specific case studies and the progress she made.
Continuing, Dr. Reznick provides further examples of brain/body meditation and imagination that transformed some of the kids she worked with. As Dr. Reznick states, fear is sometimes known, but sometimes we don’t know where it is coming from, and the imagination work helps young people find comfort, to relax, and sleep better. Talking about stress, Dr. Reznick states that today we have more complications in life with technology, etc., and that it is all combining to potentially accelerate stress and anxiety.
Dr. Reznick discusses texting and social media, and the emotions that are communicated, and not communicated in exchanges between people. Wrapping up, Dr. Reznick discusses her travels and the teaching she provides, giving people tools to help them find healthier paths, better solutions, and to promote joy and success through change and growth.
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