Thank you. When working with children and others who do After the telling, there is a temptation sometimes to A client that fails to understand consciously the very
not understand the nature of the unconscious, there is more
reason to have the story line hold their interest, though, I believe.
consciously state the unconscious message to the client.
Admittedly, at times, it may be to avoid looking silly
after telling what may consciously be perceived to be
a superfluous tale. I wonder if our desire to save face
and give in to this temptation impedes the effectiveness
of the metaphor.
essence of the metaphor (after it is unconsciously
received) may also be a client predisposed to early
termination of the therapeutic relationship. Comments?
After the telling, there is a temptation sometimes to
A client that fails to understand consciously the very
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