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.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|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
Forewords by Ernest L. Rossi
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
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
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.