Healing with Stories, Your Casebook Collection for Using by George W. Burns

By George W. Burns

A call for participation to watch and research the healing artwork of storytellingHealing with tales brings jointly a stellar selection of many of the world's such a lot well-liked practitioners, taking you within their considering and methods for operating with metaphors. They characterize the landscape of metaphor perform in psychotherapy at the present time with thought of, funny, and compassionate case examples that step you thru the intricacies for replicating their paintings on your personal. it is a booklet for kin therapists who paintings with little ones, adults, and households, in addition to for hypnotherapists, cognitive behavioral therapists, narrative therapists, dynamic therapists, solution-focused therapists, and baby therapists. actually, all therapists who desire to converse their healing messages with the best effectiveness will locate this e-book to be a vital and worthy scientific tool.Contributors include:* Richard Kopp* Julie H. Linden* Mikaela J. Hildebrandt* Lindsay B. Fletcher* Steven C. Hayes * Michael D. Yapko* Valerie E. Lewis* Gregory Smit* pleasure Nel* Christine Perry * Joyce C. generators* Rubin Battino * Carol A Hicks-Lankton* Wendel A. Ray* Jana P. Sutton* Robert McNeilly* Roxanna Erickson-Klein* Angela Ebert * Hasham Al Musawi* Teresa Garcia-Sanchez* George W. BurnsPraise for therapeutic with Stories"George Burns has performed a professional task of compiling a definitive paintings that demystifies the ever-versatile metaphor. no matter if you're a amateur or knowledgeable clinician, you can find a treasury of tale interventions besides the 'inside scoop' on how every one used to be created and utilized to convey luck in nineteen unforgettable case chapters. greater but, you can actually create your personal therapeutic metaphors because of the professional advice of quite a lot of gifted storytellers. do not fail to spot this one!"--Maggie Phillips, PhD, writer of discovering the power to Heal and coauthor of therapeutic the Divided Self"If you must be encouraged, entertained, and enlightened, therapeutic with tales is the e-book to learn. George Burns, a grasp storyteller, has assembled an artistic, diversified team of clinicians to percentage their principles approximately how metaphor can be utilized with quite a few difficulties and consumers. the result's a desirable array of insights into metaphor's position within the therapeutic process."--Richard G. Whiteside, MSW, writer of turning into Dragon

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I got such a shock that I wished myself anywhere but there [a reference to her suicidal ideation]. But, it was so funny when I was on the train later. I was sitting there visualizing making my husband rose petal sandwiches, marinating his meat in rose perfume, rose petals in the stew, lighting rose candles, sprinkling rose petals all around the room, some other ideas that I won’t write down. I started to giggle, people next to and Chapter Two 24 opposite me moved and put a lot of space between us, all were giving me funny glances.

2001). 101 healing stories: Using metaphors in therapy. New York: Wiley. Burns, G. W. (2005a). 101 healing stories for kids and teens: Using metaphors in therapy. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, Burns, G. W. (2005b). Naturally happy, naturally healthy: The role of the natural environment in well-being. In F. Huppert, B. Keverne, & N. ), The science of well-being (pp. 405–431). Oxford: Oxford University Press. Burns, G. W. (2006). Building coping skills with metaphors. In M. ), Hypnosis and treating depression: Applications in clinical practice (pp.

A fourth alternative might be to tell a story: I once saw another client who experienced similar feelings to yourself who whenever faced with the prospect of ascending a flight of open steps or standing close to a window in a tall building, felt so scared that he avoided doing things that he would dearly have loved to do. The story can then step that client through the stages and processes of systematic desensitization to a satisfactory outcome. In all of these approaches the therapeutic intervention is the same.

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