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The transformative power of metaphor in therapy

Author: Sana Loue
Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Narrative or metaphor therapy utilizes the patient's own memories and anecdotes as a method for tapping into and confronting the many layers of the complex inner self. The book is particularly innovative in the using narrative or metaphor therapy with adults suffering from severe mental illness. Unlike other books on the use of narrative therapy, this book focuses on the use of pre-scripted narratives that can be  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sana Loue
ISBN: 1281806951 9781281806956 9786611806958 6611806954 0826119530 9780826119537
OCLC Number: 1162080611
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (192 p.)
Contents: Preliminaries; Contents; Acknowledgments; CHAPTER 1 Alphabet Soup: Developing a Positive Self-Image; CHAPTER 2 The Bicycle: How to Learn from the Past and Move Toward the Future; CHAPTER 3 The Doughnut: Finding Focus; CHAPTER 4 The Snowfl ake: Achieving Self-Actualization; CHAPTER 5 The Elephant and the Blind Men: Learning New Perspectives; CHAPTER 6 The Ladder: Measuring Growth; CHAPTER 7 Follow the Yellow Brick Road; CHAPTER 8 Stone Soup: Altruism for Health; CHAPTER 9 The River: Adapting to Change; CHAPTER 10 The Tree; CHAPTER 11 Strengthening the Foundation CHAPTER 12 Stepping Out from the DoorPostscript; Index
Responsibility: Sana Loue.

Abstract:

Narrative or metaphor therapy utilizes the patient's own memories and anecdotes as a method for tapping into and confronting the many layers of the complex inner self. The book is particularly innovative in the using narrative or metaphor therapy with adults suffering from severe mental illness. Unlike other books on the use of narrative therapy, this book focuses on the use of pre-scripted narratives that can be used with individuals to examine their personal situations, as well as techniques to guide individuals in the development of their own narratives. A comprehensive and detailed guidebo.

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