Help clients express themselves through mini-stories for immediate insight, emotional impact and problem solving.
Implement journaling exercises to identify emotions and thoughts and change them through neural activity.
Utilize stories, poetry and journaling to enhance therapeutic alliance.
Employ metaphor, story and symbol which are the keys to understanding your client’s journey.
Do your clients struggle to express their feelings? Are you tired of asking the same questions and getting the same constricted answers? Ordinary words are not always enough. Imagine having the power to create a new story with your client to activate their healing imagination and apply metaphor, story and symbol to move your client ahead.
With this recording, you get innovative tools and interventions based in stories, writing, journaling and other expressive therapies – also known as Bibliotherapy. These evidence-based techniques will empower you to creatively and effectively treat your clients facing anxiety, trauma, addiction and depression, as well as allow you to bypass resistance to therapy, overcome your toughest client’s inability to express themselves, and make therapeutic progress where traditional techniques can fail. Return to your practice with published writings, skill building activities, interactive exercises, key components of storytelling, detailed handouts and instruction on how to apply Bibliotherapy in treatment and inspire your clients to greater change and healing!
Transform your difficult client into someone with whom you can make great therapeutic strides
Guide your client through the application of simple writing exercises they can easily and naturally use
Reinforce the concepts taught, the ability to practice what you’ve learned, and allow its immediate incorporation into your clinical work
Help clients structure and frame their personal experiences
Leave the seminar feeling confident and capable to integrate the power of symbol and story (Bibliotherapy) into your treatment and provide a safe place to hold your client’s sadness, fear and anger. No previous knowledge or background in writing is required to take full advantage of this seminar.