Anees Sheikh, Ph.D.
(414) 288-7471
anees.sheikh@marquette.edu

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Dr. Sheikh teaches the Psychology of Imagination, Death and Dying, Psychology of Happiness, an undergraduate course in psychotherapy methods, and the graduate course in clinical uses of mental imagery.

Education

Ph.D., University of Western Ontario, Canada

Teaching Interests

Dr. Sheikh teaches the Psychology of Imagination, Death and Dying, Psychology of Happiness, an undergraduate course in psychotherapy methods, and the graduate course in clinical uses of mental imagery.

Research Interests

Currently, I am mainly interested in the clinical and educational uses of mental imagery. Also, transpersonal issues, where the boundaries of psychology and spirituality meet, are of interest to me. I plan to pursue my inquiries into these areas.

Other Professional Activities

Selected Publications

Kunzendorf, R., and Sheikh, A.A. (2010) Mental Imagery. In I.B. Weiner, W.E. Craighead. (Eds.), Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology. New York: Wiley.

Pincus, D., and Sheikh, A.A. (2009). Imagery for Pain Relief: A Scientifically Grounded Guidebook for Clinicians. New York: Routledge.

Sheikh, A.A. (Eds.) (2003). Healing Images: The Role of Imagination in Health. Amityville, New York: Baywood.

Sheik, A.A. (Eds.) (2002). Handbook of Therapeutic Imagery Techniques. Amityville, New York: Baywood.

Sheikh, A.A., and Jordan, C.S. Eidetic psychotherapy. In R.J. Corsini (Ed.), Handbook of Innovative Therapy. New York: Wiley, 2001.

Sheikh, A.A., and Sheikh, K.S. (Eds.). (1996). Healing East and West. New York: Wiley.

Sheikh, A.A. and K.S. Sheikh (Eds.), Death Imagery: Confronting Death Brings Us To The Threshold of Life. American Imagery Institute, 1991.

Sheikh, A.A., and Sheikh, K.S. Death before life: Therapeutic potential of death imagery. In A.A. Sheikh and K.S. Sheikh (Eds.). Death Imagery. American Imagery Institute, 1991.

Ramaswami, S. and Sheikh, A.A. Meditation: East and West. In A.A. Sheikh and K.S. Sheikh (Eds.), Eastern and Western Approaches to Healing. New York: Wiley, 1989.

Sheikh, A.A., Kunzendorf, R.G., and Sheikh, K.S. Healing images: From ancient wisdom to modern science. In A.A. Sheikh and K.S. Sheikh (Eds.), Eastern and Western Approaches to Healing. New York: Wiley, 1989.

Sheikh, A.A., Sheikh, K.S., and Moleski, L. Enhancement in imaging ability. Chapter in A.A. Sheikh and K.S. Sheikh (Eds.), Imagery in Education. New York: Baywood, 1985.

Sheikh, A.A., and Kunzendorf, R. Imagery, physiology, and psychosomatic illness. Chapter in A.A. Sheikh (Ed.), International Review of Mental Imagery. New York: Human Sciences Press, 1984.

McMahon, C., and Sheikh, A.A. Imagination in disease and healing processes. Chapter in A.A. Sheikh (Ed.), Imagination and Healing. Amityville, New York: Baywood, 1984.

Sheikh, A.A. (Ed.), Imagery: Current Theory, Research and Application. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1983.


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