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: 27/01/2005
- Category: Psychotherapy
- ISBN: 9781904424925