Jeffrey K. Zeig quotes

  • This is a magical and inspiring metaphor through which adult readers will identify anger issues and discover practical methods to energize enduring change.
    -- Jeffrey K. Zeig

    #Issues #Adults #Metaphor

  • Milton Erickson was a master at using experiential techniques to elicit strengths that were previously dormant. Mills and Crowley have masterfully captured essential elements of Erickson's work and applied it to therapy with children. Easy to read, meticulously referenced, and filled with inspiring case studies, Therapeutic Metaphors for Children and the Child Within has now been updated with important new findings, and it's essential reading for clinicians who work with children as well as for those who want to improve their use of therapeutic metaphor.
    -- Jeffrey K. Zeig

    #Children #Reading #Important

  • Want to discover the truth about deception in therapy? Jeffrey Kottler and Jon Carlson have collected a formable collection of old pros whose compelling prose sheds light on an important, but previously unexplored, subtext that permeates psychotherapy. Don't fool yourself: The roadmap to avoid being duped is contained within.
    -- Jeffrey K. Zeig

    #Light #Deception #Important

  • J.L. Moreno was a pioneer of twentieth-century theater and psychotherapy. A remarkable work, Impromptu Man should be required reading for therapists and dramatists alike.
    -- Jeffrey K. Zeig

    #Reading #Men #Pioneers

  • A treasure trove for parents and for professionals in the child-development fields.
    -- Jeffrey K. Zeig

    #Children #Parent #Development

  • Marital partners often trigger in each other resourceless states—negative trance-like experiences in which partners feel devoid of satisfactory solutions. Carol Kershaw maps these interactional loops and provides Ericksonian strategies to help couples make their marriage entrancing. Therapists of all persuasions are sure to benefit from this important book.
    -- Jeffrey K. Zeig

    #Couple #Book #Important

  • No matter what's happening in the Middle East - the Arab Spring, et cetera, the economic challenges, high rates of unemployment - the emotional, critical issue is always the Israeli-Palestinian one.

  • The best introductory guide to forestry practices and the issues surrounding the preservation of American forests.

  • Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.

  • The wish to be understood may be our most vengeful demand, may be the way we hang on, as asults, to our grudge against our mothers; the way we never let our mothers off the hook for their not meeting our every need. Wanting to be understood, as adults, can be our most violent form of nostalgia.

  • I am not writing in metaphors. I am writing about catastrophes.

  • The recognition that no knowledge can be complete, no metaphor entire, is itself humanizing. It counteracts fanaticism. It grants even to adversaries the possibility of partial truth, and to oneself the possibility of error.

  • You have to put your own oxygen mask before you put on others... It's a good metaphor for parenting

  • The price of metaphor is eternal vigilance.

  • Any supreme insight is a metaphor.

  • God has neither form nor shape under which we can know Him; when he speaks of Himself in metaphors and similes, He is adapting Himself to our foolishness, our limited capacity.