GIM Training South Africa is available to qualified, registered mental health professionals. The training entails a part-time process spread over three years, with two seminar blocks per year of between four to six days each, as well as self-study, homework projects, 2 case studies and personal, client and supervision GIM sessions. Seminars involve didactic, practical and self-experiential components.
The training is aimed at broadening professional knowledge and skills, enriching trainees personally and spiritually, and building a deep trust in GIM and a curiosity and respect for human potential and depth.
GIM may offer South Africans suffering from mental and physical illness, trauma, injustice, poverty, relational and spiritual disconnection opportunities for healing, empowerment, connection, growth and transformation.
The vision for GIM in South Africa is to spread the Bonny Method of Guided Imagery and Music as well as adaptions thereof across mental health professions and spiritual practices in South Africa, ultimately establishing it as a trusted method of therapy and spiritual development in the country.