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Using Metaphor in CBT with adults, children, young people and families presented by Dr Steve Killick WEBINAR
Interactive Webinar on 25.9.20 available at any time for 60 days after the event
£120.00 plus VAT (£135.00 plus VAT after 15 September 2020)

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WEBINAR 9.30 - 4.30 Live on 25.9.20 or at any time until 30.11.20

Metaphors are powerful tools in working with clients of all ages: adults, children, young people, and families. The use of metaphor is now understood as a fundamental aspect of cognition, especially in how we think about our inner experience.   Using metaphor has a long tradition in all CBT approaches (e.g. ACT, DBT, Schema focused work etc) helping people to understand therapeutic ideas quickly and also to become more aware of the metaphors on which they are operating.

This workshop examines how to use metaphor creatively in your work, particularly taking a CBT perspective. The aims are to enhance participant’s skills and confidence in using metaphor effectively with both children and adults.

Feedback from previous delegates included:

  • Excellent. Thought provoking & inspiring. Fabulous balance of theory with practical exercises.
  • The speaker was great, and I learnt something that I have never covered, which was so refreshing!
  • Interesting and thought provoking with lots of practical examples and practice
  • Inspirational. Lots of ideas generated. Went away feeling energized
  • It was excellent! So glad I booked on to this training.
  • Brilliant, interactive, helpful and fun
  • The speaker was excellent
  • Insightful and relevant with some excellent resources
  • I now have lots of ideas in how I can apply creatively.
  • It has definitely helped me to expand my therapy tool kit.

Dr Steve Killick is a Clinical Psychologist who worked for many years in CAMHS in the NHS and as Clinical Lead for Barnardo’s Child and Family Bereavement Service in Cardiff.  He specialises in the uses of metaphor and storytelling in health and education settings and has written several books and papers in the area including 'Telling Tales-Storytelling as Emotional Literacy' (with Taffy Thomas).  He is a Visiting Fellow at the George Ewart Evans Centre for Storytelling at the University of South Wales and has developed an emotional literacy intervention using storytelling for schools, ‘Feelings are Funny Things.’   

This webcast is suitable for health professionals including clinical and counselling psychologists, doctors, counsellors, social workers, mental health nurses as well as those working in third sector, educational and coaching settings. It will be of interest to practitioners of CBT and other approaches.

This workshop is a WEBINAR

Can I watch the webinar at anytime? Yes, you can watch in one go or in small chunks at any time until 30th November as and when suits you, with free access to the full recording and materials/resources until the 30th November


How do I watch the webinar? Once you have registered, you will be sent a link and simple instructions to access the recording. You can access it on your computer, laptop, tablet or phone. It’s as simple as that. We are available to help if you need it.

It will contribute six hours of Continuing Professional Development.



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