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December 15, 2017
 

Metaphoria: Metaphor and Guided Imagery for Psychotherapy and Healing

Rubin Battino

NLP > Language and Metaphor
Metaphoria: Metaphor and Guided Imagery for Psychotherapy and Healing

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, reframing, 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.

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ISBN: 9781904424925
Product Code 20011

 

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