Drawing on linguistic, anthropological, and psychological currents the author emphasizes the importance of the narrative/metaphor in the therapeutic setting. Pearce details a systematic approach for use and provides a wide variety of material-fables, myths, anecdotes, etc. It has a straight forward approach and includes step-by-step instructions on use of the pre-selected material. A clearly defined seven-step approach is presented, and the rich anthology saves time by providing narrative/metaphor material categorized by subject. Clinical Psychologists, Family Therapists, and Clergy. A Longwood Professional Book.Pearce, Stephen S. is the author of 'Flash of Insight Metaphor and Narrative in Therapy' with ISBN 9780205145720 and ISBN 0205145728.