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Metaphoria : Metaphor and Guided Imagery for Psychotherapy and Healing, Paperback / softback Book

Metaphoria : Metaphor and Guided Imagery for Psychotherapy and Healing Paperback / softback


This is the comprehensive guide for all those wishing to explore the fascinating potential of metaphor.

Conducting a systematic analysis of the effectiveness of metaphor, this work examines: the structure of a metaphor: from its essential elements to its optional components the delivery of metaphor: from rapport-building and communication skills to the art of effective story-telling what makes metaphor work, with examples of poor and good usage. Forming a complete reference and resource for clinician and therapist, Metaphoria investigates: the application of metaphor for all ages the use of metaphor in specific approaches such as: sleep induction, pain control, trauma, re-framing, art therapy, hypnotherapy, healing, preparation for surgery, narrative therapy, solution-focused therapy and ordeal therapy language forms metaphor in Ericksonian psychotherapy and hypnosis themes and ideas. Containing sample scripts and suggestions for basic and advanced metaphors, plus a history of the use of metaphor, Metaphoria provides readers with everything they need to fully comprehend the metaphor's unique properties and to create metaphors for their own unique purposes.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Crown House Publishing
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Psychotherapy
  • ISBN: 9781904424925