Counselor’s Corner on Lack of Visualization

In the Counselor’s Corner column, EMDR therapists respond to a question addressing alternatives for safe/calm place for a client with aphantasia (lack of mental imagery). Contributors include Danielle Gaston, LMFT, Christine MacInnis Torrance, LMFT, Shanae M. Bezusko, LICSW, APHSW-C, MSW and Heather Baron, MEd, MSS, LCSW.

This question and responses originally appeared in the Central Forum online community. The answers have been edited and condensed for clarity and space. To view the entire discussion, members can visit

Learn more in this article from the Fall 2022 issue Staying Centered in an Uncentered World of Go With That Magazine™️.


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