Gerald Epstein, M.D. - better known to all of us as Dr. Jerry - passed away in 2019. However, his work continues to live through his school, the American Institute for Mental Imagery (AIMI),  his, many published works, and his students.  Find Dr. Jerry and AIMI on  Youtube , Soundcloud, Facebook and Twitter. His last work, We're Not Meant to Die is scheduled for release in Fall of 2020. 


  • Dr. Jerry  presented at the American Institute of Hypnotherapy where he was the keynote speaker. To purchase the 4.5 hour lecture, please contact Rachel Epstein at
  • Tune in to Dr. Jerry TV on You Tube!
  • Four students speak on the transformation in their lives through this work in Journey to Freedom
  • Read Dr. Jerry's blogs on his website.
  • Find reviews of Dr. Jerry's work here.
  • Media/Bloggers: To interview Rachel Epstein, L.Ac., and director of AIMI, or obtain an exclusive imagery exercise or article contact Rachel  at 646-269-4742 or email
  • Rachel Epstein, L.Ac. is available as a speaker for events, conferences and meetings onsite or remotely. To book  contact Rachel  at 646-269-4742.  

BIBLIOGRAPHY: These articles were written, co–written by, or written about Dr. Jerry Epstein. You can download and read selected articles in PDF format by clicking on the title. We've listed some of our favorites here. Bookmark this page and sign up for Dr. Jerry's free newsletter to find out what's new.

RESEARCH ARTICLES: In collaboration with academic and non-profit partners, Dr. Epstein has received grants from NIH and other entities and published significant findings. 


  • ACMI Press: This specialty publishing company run by Dr. Gerald Epstein and Rachel Epstein is dedicated to producing contemporary works of high quality in the areas of imagination, imagery, healing, dreams, and spirituality. Our mission is to revive the millennial–old tradition of the imaginal experience in all its manifestations, and make it accessible for all to use in healing and transformation.We publish books ranging from the therapeutic application of mental (or guided) imagery for healing emotional, physical and topical problems of everyday life to the transformative inner journeys of waking dream. Our books aim to educate you to be a free being by, as Colette phrased it, "climbing the ladder of self mastery."  See the catalog
  • New ACMI Books 
  •  Reversing Cancer through Mental Imagery (available in print);
  •  We Are Not Meant to Die (Fall 2020).
  • Reversing The Trauma of War (May, 2020). 

LINKS: Dr. Jerry recommends the following websites from respected colleagues.

PRACTITIONERS/CLINICIANS: For those who want to study the work of Rachel Epstein, Director of AIMI, offers private sessions for individuals and health care practitioners as well as group classes.  

  • AIMI (American Institute of Mental Imagery) also offers classes and certifications for professionals. 
  • Dr. Jerry also recommends these practitioners. Discover Dr. Jerry's work and teachings about healing through mental imagery