Counseling, Mental Health Counseling
Metaphor use stands as a striking example of the creative drive of humans, with its ability to render understandable that which is highly convoluted, making it a natural partner and tool of the behavioral sciences. Touching briefly on the nature and efficiency of metaphor, I explore that tenacious and fertile connection vis a vis historic and current conceptualizations and contexts, and preparation for the counseling relationship.
Horton, S. L. (2009). Intricacy Unveiled: Metaphor, Models, and (Mis)Understanding in the Behavioral Sciences. The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision, 1(1). http://dx.doi.org/10.7729/11.0106!