“George W. Burns is indeed a master in the art of using stories for . healing stories for kids and teens: using metaphors in therapy / George W. Burns p. cm. Healing Stories has 11 ratings and 0 reviews. Using folktales and other metaphoric stories can aid the healing process Just as stories have the power. 2 Aug Healing Stories: Using Metaphors in Therapy George W. Burns New York: Wiley, pp. £ (paperback). ISBN:

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Hanine rated it really liked it Jun 23, Alexandrina marked it as to-read Nov 09, Contains stories grouped by desired therapeutic outcome, highlighting each story’s applicability to a variety of presenting problems Offers talking points for therapists such as speci?

Description Using folktales and other metaphoric stories can aid the healing process Just as stories have the power to enrich our lives, shape the way we perceive and interact with the world, and reveal the wonders of the human un, so too can they play an important and potent role in therapy-helping people develop metaphosr skills to cope with and survive a myriad of life situations.

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This is a wonderful story that is worth the price of the book. April Xinran rated it it was ok Oct 05, By listing the therapeutic characteristics prior to telling the story and reviewing the therapeutic characteristics afterwards, the pattern of the development of therapeutic stories described in Part three of the book becomes evident. The Power of Stories. He is also a trainer of therapists and the author of Nature-Guided Therapy: Burns also shows readers how to build stories from ueing experiences or their own imagination to use in session, making this thoughtful book an especially creative therapeutic tool.

No eBook available Amazon. Using Metaphors in Therapy Healing with Stories: He explains how to tell stories that engage the client, how to make them metaphoric, and where to find sources for such tales.

Sgories you want to develop your storytelling skills to the level of an art, I can recommend no finer book. Each of the stories was preceded by an outline of its therapeutic characteristics: Miriam marked it as to-read Storiss 08, He can describe what he did and why he did it. Burns also shows readers how to build stories from personal experiences or their own imagination to use in session, making this thoughtful book an especially creative therapeutic tool.

I found this very useful in translating the intuitive feelings that were stimulated by the story formats into concrete story-making skills. My test ride of the book was a resounding success.

We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Group Work Leadership Robert K. In that same way, the Introduction presents an open mindset for the reader to experience the stories as examples and heaking rather than as stock stories to metaphorz inject into clients.

Preview — Healing Stories by George W. This format makes it easy to teach and to learn. Olivian Breda rated it really liked it Sep 02, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Since I supervise and teach students and interns and conduct workshops for licensed mental health professionals, I decided to take the book out for a “test drive” and used this book as the core of my training for a storiss. The Counsellor’s Handbook Rowan Bayne. These sections are a structured review of what is intuitively suggested in Part Two. Raising a Secure Child Kent Hoffman. Brainarchy rated it it was amazing Nov 16, Description Using folktales and other metaphoric stories can aid the healing process Just as stories have the power to enrich our lives, shape the way we perceive and interact with the world, and reveal the wonders of the human metaphorw, so too can they play an important and potent role in therapy-helping people develop the skills to cope with and survive a myriad of life situations.

Erickson Institute of Western Australia. It outlined the process they were about to experience in small, reasonable, easily understood steps. Mwtaphors is Narrative Therapy?

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Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. The format of the book follows the traditional teaching model that makes learning easier: Handbook of Coaching Psychology Stephen Palmer. It also reminded the more seasoned therapists of Erickson’s admonition of the need to create metaphors for the individual client, rather than just apply a predetermined intervention to a diagnostic category.