Metaphors in Mind: Transformation Through Symbolic Modelling

Metaphors in Mind Transformation Through Symbolic Modelling What do you do as a therapist teacher doctor or manager when your client student patient or colleague says It s like I m hitting my head against a brick wall I ve got a knot in my stomach or I m

  • Title: Metaphors in Mind: Transformation Through Symbolic Modelling
  • Author: Penny Tompkins James Lawley
  • ISBN: 9780953875108
  • Page: 313
  • Format: Paperback
  • What do you do as a therapist, teacher, doctor or manager when your client, student, patient or colleague says It s like I m hitting my head against a brick wall, I ve got a knot in my stomach or I m looking for the right path to take Metaphors in Mind describes how to give individuals an opportunity to discover how their symbolic perceptions are organised, what neeWhat do you do as a therapist, teacher, doctor or manager when your client, student, patient or colleague says It s like I m hitting my head against a brick wall, I ve got a knot in my stomach or I m looking for the right path to take Metaphors in Mind describes how to give individuals an opportunity to discover how their symbolic perceptions are organised, what needs to happen for these to change, and how they can develop as a result Based on David Grove s pioneering therapeutic approach and use of Clean Language, Symbolic Modelling is an emergent, systemic and iterative way of facilitating the psychotherapeutic process This comprehensive book covers the theory of metaphor, self organising systems, symbolic modelling, the practice of Clean Language, the five stage therapeutic process, and includes three client transcripts.

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    1. Lawley and Tompkins set out to analyse, then chronicle the therapeutic approaches and methods of David J. Grove, creator of Clean Language. Clean language is a simple method of having the client amplify the metaphors they often use when describing a traumatic experience. The key to Clean Language is to use the client’s exact words without inference in a structured process that enables the client to self discover the cause of their problem.Through a process of observing Grove, analysing client [...]

    2. what would you like to have happen!!??!?!This is a fantastic book and I have had the opportunity to have a few sessions with James Lawley and Penny Tompkins Simply amazing, they have helped me heal from relationship Truama(s) also from a childhood malcontent Simply brilliant individuals and brilliant modellers.

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