Therapeutic Metaphors for Children and the Child Within

Therapeutic Metaphors for Children and the Child Within

ISBN-10:
158391370X
ISBN-13:
9781583913703
Pub. Date:
02/28/2001
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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Therapeutic Metaphors for Children and the Child Within

Therapeutic Metaphors for Children and the Child Within presents an extraordinarily effective method for creating and using metaphors that constellate a healing array of unconscious learnings and resources in child and family therapy. Highly recommended for those interested in effective therapeutic approaches as well as for those seeking to reach and value the child within.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583913703
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/28/2001
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 284
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Joyce C. Mills, Ph.D., and Richard J. Crowley, Ph.D., are in private practice in Encino and Toluca Lake, California, and are consultants to medical, educational, and media organizations. They have integrated their own innovative approaches to therapy with both traditional psychotherapy and Ericksonian Hypnotherap, and have presented widely at professional meetings and published extensively in journals.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Forewords by Ernest L. Rossi

Introduction: Beginnings

PART i: PRISMS OF METAPHOR

Chapter 1: The Nature of Metaphor

Chapter 2: Metaphor in Child Therapy

Chapter 3: Ingredients of Storywriting

PART II: CREATING THERAPEUTIC METAPHORS

Chapter 4: Gather Information

Chapter 5: Learning the Language of the Child

Chaper 6: Three-Level Communication: Bringing It All Together

PART III: MULTIDIMENSIONAL APPLICATIONS

Chapter 7: The Artistic Metaphor

Chapter 8: Cartoon Therapy

Epilogue

Appendix

References

Index

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Of all the books I have purchased, Theraputic Metaphors for Children and the Child Within is one of the books that I keep close to hand. It is FILLED with metaphors, drawing techniques, working with the child alone and with child and parent. Excellent book. Filled with practical techniques.