A Creative Guide to Therapeutic Metaphor

A Creative Guide to

A comprehensive and inspired ‘How To’ guide, for therapists wishing to produce effective metaphor. Easy to follow, devised for all levels, from complete beginner to those adept at metaphor, seeking creative inspiration

Incorporates fun assignments tried and tested on hypnotherapy students to inspire imagination, open the mind, enhance story telling skills.. Offers clear direction on how to transform client language into simple effective metaphoric re-frame along with guidance on how to derive metaphor from absolutely anywhere then incorporate the same into focused scripts.

Includes numerous script paragraphs addressing common issues.


Congratulations! This is an excellent book with a difference! It encourages and teaches those therapists who feel they are not naturally creative how to discover and develop their own imagination. There is a wealth of creative and fun activities to inspire meaningful and therapeutic work using metaphor with their patients.

Lynda Hudson, Author of ‘Scripts and Strategies in Hypnotherapy with Children’.

About the Author:

Tracy is an intuitive hypnotherapist and accredited teacher of therapeutic metaphor. A former career in design and creative teaching inspired many of the imaginative development exercises contained in the book. In addition to hypnotherapy, Tracy is a fledgling explorer of trance mediumship and numerology, she lives and works in Yorkshire.