Q&A

How Metaphors Help Clients in ACT

How Metaphors Help Clients in ACT

How effective can metaphors be in developing more flexible attitudes towards our mental health? Q&A with leading ACT practitioner Jill Stoddard.

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Do you have suggestions for bringing more creativity to my therapy practice?
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Is there something about ACT that makes metaphors an especially important tool?
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How do you know if a metaphor is a good one? Have you ever made one up on the spot, and it didn't go well?
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Is there an ACT metaphor relating to experiential avoidance?
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Is there a metaphor that you would use for the role of the ACT therapist?
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What particular metaphor do you find you use most?
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Do you have a metaphor that you find helps people with anger?
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Can ACT metaphors be used with autistic individuals, and if so, are there any adaptations you would recommend?
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