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Somatic Mindful Guided Imagery® (SMGI®)

A Revolutionary Approach to Heal the Hidden Drivers of Your Suffering

Your subconscious mind runs 90% of your experience, completely out of your conscious awareness.

It also holds the key to the breakthrough you've been wanting, but few know how to harness its power. 

Welcome to SMGI®.

This work is for you if you want to:

  • Relieve deep stress, pain, and anxiety

  • Stop self-sabotaging

  • Know yourself better

  • Do deep inner work, without medicine

  • Heal trauma ~ gently

  • Change unwanted habits

  • Prepare for challenging events

Why is it so hard to change what you know you want to change?

Because the conscious mind, which accesses less than 10% of your mental capacity, is driven by the subconscious. So, although the conscious mind is the seat of logic, intellect, and decision-making, what actually drives that logic and those decisions are the emotions and beliefs stored in the subconscious, just below the level of conscious awareness. This part of the mind houses the other 90% of your mental ability including beliefs, emotions, values, habits, intuition and imagination.

"Imagination is more important than knowledge."


~ Albert Einstein

The conscious mind is the seat of logic, intellect and decision-making, but what actually drives most of our decision making are the emotions and beliefs stored in the subconscious mind. So, what drives most of your conscious thinking (your brilliant strategies and your habitual monkey mind as well) is stored in your subconscious.

Conscious (10%)

• Will Power

• Analysis

• Decisions

The reason it's so hard to change what you consciously know you want to change, is because the emotions running in your subconscious have more sway than you think.

Subconscious (90%)

• Beliefs

• Values

• Emotions

• Habits

• Imagination

• Intuition

There's no amount of conscious work that can correct for a subconscious burdened with the remnants of trauma. When we tend to our inner issues, we naturally stop creating external problems that are simply reflections of what lives within us.

The good news is, it's all healable.

No matter what's been done to you or what you've done, it's all healable. Doing this work transforms feeling resigned and "at the effect" of outer circumstances, into personal sovereignty and creative power. Clients report feeling renewed and lit up!


Check out SMGI® Testimonials.


“Thanks to Dr. Sam guiding me to SMGI® the root cause of my decades of anxiety is gone. I’m feeling liberated. And, as a side note, my chronic mid-back pain is gone too.

~ Jamie B., San Rafael, CA

Why it Works ~
Healing from the Inside~Out

Historically, we've been taught to look outside ourselves for mental, emotional, physical, and spiritual solutions. But this approach, working from the outside-in, is the old paradigm. It can be hard and slow going. 

There's an easier way. We know now that answers to our problems, the keys to our dreams, lie within. SMGI® shows us how to access our own Inner Wisdom to create lasting change and transformation. 

"Working with Dr. Sam has changed my life... for the first time in years, I trust the answers inside me instead of looking outside..."


~ Kathleen L., Emeryville, CA

How SMGI® is different:

  • Inside-out healing = Lasting change

  • You drive your own unique healing process vs. Outside feedback (from a practitioner or a system of thought).

  • Gentle healing through your body's wisdom vs. Reliving overwhelming events (traumas)

  • Quick healing in a matter of weeks or months vs. Years

This work is rooted in ancient healing arts, validated by modern, evidence-based healing methods. It combines somatic, body-centered exploration and discovery with hypnosis, parts work, shamanism, meditation, guided imagery, and inner child work. It offers surprisingly quick, effective, lasting answers to your problems in gentle ways that don’t require the catharsis of re-living overwhelming events.

It does three important things:

  1. Connects you to inner strengths.

  2. Clears inner obstacles between you and the life you'd love.

  3. Reconnects you to parts of your essential nature that you need to move forward and create your dreams. 

It takes most people three sessions to get through these three steps, which is why the work is offered in sets of 3, 6, 9, and 12 sessions. Sessions last 90 minutes to 2 hours.


  • After clarifying your deepest desires, you will...

  • Calm, settle & stabilize your nervous system and get connected with your inner resources for strength and support. This prepares you to…

  • Clear inner clutter that may be sabotaging your comfort or your efforts.  This prepares you to...

  • Retrieve and integrate any lost or hidden parts of yourself that are causing stress, pain and fear that need to be brought into an experience of safety, so the stress, pain and fear are no longer active. When the formerly hidden & disconnected part gets integrated back into you, you experience additional life force and vitality because it's no longer tied up in the survival response, running on repeat in the background of the psyche.


  • Relieve deep stress

  • Reduce pain and anxiety

  • Change unwanted habits

  • Feel peaceful, confident, and empowered

  • Find emotional freedom, ease, and pleasure


"I wish I had done SMGI years ago. I could’ve avoided years of therapy, self-help workshops & Ayahuasca journeys! I am pain-free, much more emotionally free, and much more connected to my spirit."

~ Lynann B., Seattle, WA

“Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”  ~Rumi

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