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Whales In The Desert: The use of metaphors in therapy By Jonathan Lloyd
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“In this richly argued and illustrated book, Dr Jonathan Lloyd shows how transformative metaphors can be. He reveals just how metaphorical language, used well, can illuminate the past and... More > present, as well as the therapeutic process.” Professor Michael Jacobs This fascinating, accessible and well researched book is packed with case studies, practical examples and therapeutic reflection. It is essential reading for any healthcare professional in practice or training. Whales in the Desert will provide a comprehensive guide to all those wishing to understand and explore the potent use of metaphor in therapy. Keeping theory and research resolutely grounded in real-life practice, this book reveals: how metaphors are co-constructed and developed, the use of Clean Language, and trauma resolution. Linking all of this to the major models of therapy. Dr Jonathan Lloyd is a counsellor, supervisor and lecturer in the UK. His Professional Doctorate in Counselling from the University of Manchester.< Less
TRUST ME, I'M THE PATIENT Clean Language, Metaphor, and the New Psychology of Change By Philip Harland
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Popular Psychology. "Superb. Substantial. Entertaining. Informative." An essential read for anyone who finds themself counseling, coaching, or working with others. Takes you step by step... More > through a process that lends itself to the most profound therapeutic transformation and yet can be used informally at home, at work, or in the queue for the bus. Science, psychology, philosophy, and a vibrating peach are all part of the story in this far-reaching but readily accessible guide to the practice of Clean questioning, a knowledge of which will enable you to enter another person's world almost unnoticed and once there to tread very, very lightly. And what happens is that the person you facilitate will get to know - and change, and heal, if that is their aim - themself.< Less
HOW THE BRAIN FEELS Working with Emotion and Cognition By Philip Harland
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Popular psychology / therapy / coaching / education. "Let my heart be wise. It is the gods' best gift." A detailed guide to working with emotion and cognition for therapists, counsellors,... More > coaches, teachers, managers, and health professionals. Psychotherapist Philip Harland relates recent scientific research into the inter-dependency of feeling and thinking to David Grove's work in Clean Language and Therapeutic Metaphor. He describes powerful new ways of enhancing emotional intelligence that will be of value to clients and facilitators alike.< Less
POSSESSION AND DESIRE Working with addiction, compulsion, and dependency By Philip Harland
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Popular psychology / therapy / health / education. "Choosing the temporary discomforts of desire over the permanent discomforts of possession." A guide for health professionals,... More > patients, clients, and the lay public on working with addictions, compulsions, and dependencies in any of their multifarious forms and at any of their many levels, from the apparently harmless to the destructively complex. Part I is about understanding the systemic nature of addiction. Part II deconstructs the bodymind stages of becoming addicted. Part III is about therapist issues around the subject. Part IV, client issues. Part V explains how to resolve addictive contradictions (e.g. “I can’t give up and I must give up”). Part VI offers a systematic information activating and changework questionnaire for facilitators of all kinds, from self-helpers to experienced therapists.< Less
Caprice No. 25 By Daniel Sidor
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Structured, to some extent, like a Tarantino script, Caprice No. 25 surprises not only by exploring an underground world, by outlining a plot that is typical of detective novels, but also by casting... More > an unusual perspective whereby the brutal universe of sex and drug trafficking is filtered by the wounded consciousness of the character-narrator. Benumbed by the loss of love, he reconstructs, through ingenious games of memory, the outlines of an absent femininity in passages of a remarkably sensuous texture. The young author’s writing is marked by fluent and intense flows, overlapping carceral metaphors of the private and the social self, and emphasizing the therapeutic role of memory, which may enable one, like an internalized rite of passage, to overcome individual traumas. Daniel Sidor’s self-reflexive narrative, its striking descriptions and cinematic tension recommend it as a challenging novel straddling the boundary between psychological and adventure fiction.< Less
Caprice No. 25 By Daniel Sidor
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Structured, to some extent, like a Tarantino script, Caprice No. 25 surprises not only by exploring an underground world , by outlining a plot that is typical of detective novels, but also by casting... More > an unusual perspective whereby the brutal universe of sex and drug trafficking is filtered by the wounded consciousness of the character-narrator. Benumbed by the loss of love, he reconstructs, through ingenious games of memory, the outlines of an absent femininity in passages of a remarkably sensuous texture. The young author’s writing is marked by fluent and intense flows, overlapping carceral metaphors of the private and the social self, and emphasizing the therapeutic role of memory, which may enable one, like an internalized rite of passage, to overcome individual traumas. Daniel Sidor’s self-reflexive narrative, its striking descriptions and cinematic tension recommend it as a challenging novel straddling the boundary between psychological and adventure fiction.< Less
THE POWER OF SIX A Six Part Guide to Self Knowledge By Philip Harland
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POPULAR PSYCHOLOGY "A fascinating, brilliant book on an extremely important subject," as one reviewer has said. Philip Harland is uniquely placed to write it, having worked for an... More > extended period with the originator of the approach, the innovative and highly regarded therapist, the late David Grove, creator of Clean Language and Therapeutic Metaphor. What is EMERGENT KNOWLEDGE, what are the POWERS OF SIX, and what role do they play in therapy, counseling, coaching, and self-development? In this account by a leading authority in the field, you will learn a great deal that is new about the psychology and the step-by-step practicality of change. When conventional commonsense or intelligence fail us, the Power of Six is a means of tapping into the reservoirs of our own wisdom. More information at www.powersofsix.com< Less
Shadows By L. Taylor Arnold
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Dramatizes a young boy’s overcoming his fear of the dark. Illustrated by lead animator of the feature film "The Magistical" and authored by a part-time toy inventor,... More > "Shadows" is a perfect metaphor for overcoming many fears. However, the reader should be warned: this book may not dispel the fear of growing up.< Less
Chess in Therapy/ Chess as Therapy By Jose Fadul & Reynaldo Canlas
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A sequel to the book on chess in and for psychotherapy with expansions on the eight selected case studies. Much were learned from analyzing the chess games of clients with their clinicians: how the... More > client engages in problem solving, how he or she reacts to success or failure, and how the client engages in conflict management–there are those who will argue about the rules of chess; who try to manipulate the therapist; who succumb to defeat long before the play is over or during the time they could still win; who blatantly or covertly cheat; who tell everyone around them how they won the game; and who make a particular move appear to be an accident when it is actually a trap or a gambit. Moreover, the book has many examples of chess game metaphors which clients and clinicians alike find having therapeutic value.< Less
Chess in Therapy/ Chess as Therapy By Jose Fadul & Reynaldo Canlas
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A sequel to the book on chess in and for psychotherapy with expansions on the eight selected case studies. Much were learned from analyzing the chess games of clients with their clinicians: how the... More > client engages in problem solving, how he or she reacts to success or failure, and how the client engages in conflict management–there are those who will argue about the rules of chess; who try to manipulate the therapist; who succumb to defeat long before the play is over or during the time they could still win; who blatantly or covertly cheat; who tell everyone around them how they won the game; and who make a particular move appear to be an accident when it is actually a trap or a gambit. Moreover, the book has many examples of chess game metaphors which clients and clinicians alike find having therapeutic value.< Less

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