are powerful tools in working with adult clients of all ages, 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
workshop examines how all health professionals therapists, counsellors as well as those working in third sector, educational and coaching settings can use metaphor
creatively in their work particularly taking a CBT perspective. The aims are to
enhance participant’s skills and confidence in using metaphor in their work with
both children and adults.
Feedback from previous delegates
- 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
- Brilliant, interactive, helpful and fun
- The speaker was excellent
- Insightful and relevant with some
- I now have lots of ideas in how I can
- 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.