New Imagine YOU Leaders complete June 2016 training program

We are proud to introduce you to our next group of Imagine YOU Leaders, thanks to the robust sponsorship of Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit North Bay. Their generous support made it possible for us to award ten scholarships to this wonderful group of professionals working with the underserved across our community. The Imagine YOU Project trains community leaders, health, and human resource professionals in the Imagine YOU Method so that everyone in our community can move toward their best health and life. LISTEN to our project founder. The next training ...

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Imagine YOU® on KSVY Sonoma’s Wine Country Senior Hour

Dr. Ellen Barnett and one of our Imagine YOU® Certified Leaders, Annika Arreguin, joined host Leslie Alkire on this week's Wine Country Senior Hour to discuss IMCF's Imagine YOU® program.  

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IHI’s What Matters to You in Sonoma County

Institute for Healthcare Improvement's What Matters to You Awareness-building Effort in Sonoma County A 2012 NEJM paper by Michael Barry and Susan Edgman-Levitan challenged clinicians to ask their patients not only ‘What’s the matter?’ but also ‘What matters to you?’. The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) and its then President and CEO (now President Emerita and Senior Fellow), Maureen Bisognano, championed and spread the What Matters to You concept, advocating for its inclusion at the heart of all health care interactions. The Integrative Medical ...

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Imagine YOU® on YouTube

Announcing our new Imagine YOU® Channel!

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Imagine YOU® Program included in the Upstream Investments Portfolio

IMCF is pleased to announce the inclusion of our innovative program, Imagine YOU®… as you want to be, in the Upstream Investment Portfolio. For more about the Portfolio, please visit Upstream Investments Sonoma County.

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Imagine YOU® sponsored by Kaiser Permanente Marin-Sonoma

Kaiser Permanente Marin-Sonoma Area Community Benefit just announced they will be providing sponsorship program support for the upcoming Imagine YOU® Leader Certificate Training, a program of the Integrative Medical Clinic Foundation, a local Santa Rosa nonprofit organization. The training will take place on June 21 and 23, 2016. The Imagine YOU® Project, created and developed by Ellen Barnett, MD, PhD turns the idea of motivation and willpower upside down. Dr. Barnett, a family physician for the past 25 years, developed the project after realizing most people feel ...

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What an amazing year!

What an amazing year it's been! Here are some of the highlights: We launched our first two Imagine YOU® Leader Certificate trainings in Santa Rosa, California. We created, developed, and published the Imagine YOU Leader Toolkit for certified Imagine YOU Leaders. We trained 14 Imagine YOU Leaders who have gone into their communities across Sonoma County to lead Imagine YOU workshops. We led an Imagine YOU workshop for 7 Santa Rosa Junior College students. We led an Imagine YOU workshop for breast cancer survivors, and one of them went on to become a certified ...

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Imagine YOU Leader Certificate Program for Patient/Client Empowerment

Patient Empowerment: Hone your skills. Give your patients/clients a powerful tool to strengthen their voice in the healthcare encounter. Program registration now open, Early Bird discount ends Oct. 2, 2015.  

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Imagine YOU® and Cancer Journey Empowerment

Imagine YOU® is pleased to announce the receipt of a grant from the Community Foundation of Sonoma County. The grant provides support to host the first Imagine YOU for Breast Cancer Patients workshop on March 28, 2015 in Santa Rosa, California. In this two hour free workshop participants (women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer) will experience the Imagine YOU process and leave with skills they can use to get and stay empowered on their cancer journey.For more information please contact Cynthia Calmenson, Executive Director at 707-284-9225 or ...

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Imagine YOU® Workshop for Foster Parents and Kinship Guardians

This year Imagine YOU® was invited to present a workshop to 22 parents and kinship guardians of foster children at Sunny Hills Services in Santa Rosa. The participants created a personalized Image of Health for themselves. Many of the images reflected their hopes and desires for the children they care for and for the family unit they are creating. They spoke passionately about how moved they were by the workshop process. For more information about Sunny Hills click here. Here are some of the participants sharing their Images of Health:

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