The Meta4 Bank
Welcome! This section of the site
is a dedicated area for the FREE sharing of hypnotic
/ therapeutic metaphors, or 'teaching tales'. The aim is
to provide a 'member only' resource, for those therapists
and professional communicators who understand the elegance
of metaphorical communication, and who occasionally need
fresh ideas and approaches in their work with clients. (Or
for anyone else who simply wishes to share and view such
Now in our third year, we have grown considerably,
with many quality entries from worldwide contributors, comprising
both novice & professional therapists! Our format is
one of a "symptom/situation specific" metaphor
listing, whereby members can access metaphor for specific
situations, as all contributions are listed in an A - Z
index! Therefore, a metaphor useful in working with a smoker,
can be found under the letter S, or weight-loss,
under W, etc etc...
To become a member, simply contribute
at least one therapeutic / hypnotic metaphor, with
a brief suggestion of where it's application may be useful.
You will then be sent an e-mail with your password
details, which grants permanent access to the bank, meaning
you should never be lost for appropriate words or idea's
in the future! Click
for free membership!
If you have nothing to contribute, you can
the Meta4 Bank e-book here, containing the
very best of the collected metaphor.
Here's what some of the members say:
"LOVE the idea of the meta4 bank. I was
thinking of making a database for myself but doing it publicly
"The meta4 bank is an excellent idea,
and I am proud to be a part of it".
"Think about it..after a year or so...you
will have probably the biggest library known, and what a
great thing that will be".
"I look forward to browsing your meta4
data base, its a great idea, and will grow very fast Im
"I checked out your meta-4 bank and was
impressed by the entries".
"Look forward to browsing around and
contributing. Thanks for the effort you are taking to provide
the service you're providing"
"An interesting idea that meta4 bank,
Best of luck to you"!