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Metaphors in Therapy & Coaching

Explore the world of metaphors and its application in helping clients not just understand themselves better but also creating the desired changes in their lives
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Metaphors therapy online course

Course includes

Here is your invitation to transform your work with clients by getting a deeper insight into the amazing and powerful world of metaphors and thier application in change work

With the help of

You will not only be able to understand the different type of metaphors but also explore the effective ways in which you can use them to for diagnosis and change.

Whether you are starting afresh or have been a practising psychologist for years, you'll find that taking this course is a step in the right direction

What you’ll learn

  • Help clients get insights about problems or about life
  • Explain concepts and ideas in an engaging and effective manner
  • Help clients with exploration and introspection of problems and solutions
  • Work with clients who describe their problems in metaphors
  • Help clients relax, manage their emotions or pain
  • Influence your clients, participants or anyone else really to you wish to
  • Use Quick and Effective ways to help people change

Metaphors have proven to be very effective

  • For Diagnosis (Understanding the Problem)
  • For Creating Change (Resolving the Problem)
  • In one to one sessions (Coaching or Therapy)
  • In group sessions (Training Programs)
  • To Engage the analytical part and bypass the critical faculty of mind

Who should enroll for this course

  • Counsellors, Psychologists
  • Coaches, Therapists
  • Trainers, Facilitators

Who should attend

This course on Eclectic Psychotherapy is specially designed for mental health professionals, healthcare workers and others already working in the area of mental health.

This online course is considered an add-on qualification for professional counsellors. It is also suitable for study alongside a traditional counselling qualification.


The training does not give you the license to practice counselling/psychotherapy but is aimed at enhancing your therapy skills. Please check your state/national laws to practice therapy and ethical guidelines for your region.

The participant is fully responsible for the therapy sessions they conduct and their outcomes, the trainer or the institute takes no responsibility arising out of the sessions that the participant conducts.



Nitin Shah

Author: Destiny of Choice
Founder: ICHARS Support Foundation
CEO: Institute of Clinical Hypnosis and Related Sciences (ICHARS)

Renowned transformative coach who is committed to guiding change facilitators like Coaches, Psychologists and Trainers into their highest potential

Course Curriculum

Metaphors – Introduction 00:03:00
What are Metaphors? 00:05:00
Diagnostic Metaphors – Introduction 00:02:00
Diagnostic Metaphors – Dreams 00:05:00
Diagnostic Metaphors – Abstract Drawings 00:03:00
Change Metaphors – Client generated 00:08:00
Change Metaphors – Therapist Generated – Stories, Idyll, Control 00:06:00
Change Metaphors – Therapist Generated – Revelation 00:03:00
Change Metaphors – Therapist Generated – Introspection 00:02:00
Change Metaphors – Therapists Generated – Reframe Metaphor 00:03:00
Transformational Metaphor Demo 00:13:00
Transformational Metaphor Explanation 00:02:00

Metaphors in Therapy & Coaching



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    Wonderful course


    Very effective personally as well as professionally.

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    very interesting and useful

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    Very innovative


    The course explains the ideas very well

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    Loved the use of metaphors in therapy


    A1. Loved the use of metaphors in therapy.

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    Composed online module.
    Well explained wd lots of examples.
    Thank u .

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    Review for metaphors course


    Nice , insightful and knowledgeable

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    Premsai SamontorayOctober 26, 2022 at 9:14 pm

    great demonstration


    very structured and nice explanation of the concepts

Metaphors in Therapy & Coaching