In "Adventures in Human Understanding" the story is revealed as a therapeutic tool. It is the medium by which lessons may be learned and persist in the memory; providing metaphors for life, and meaning from our experiences. Leading psychologist John G. Watkins PhD has embodied his extensive knowledge of the mind in the 'adventures' gathered in this book. Each story is followed by a psychological analysis, ensuring that this book will be an effective instrument for facilitating therapy, and an enjoyable source of stories for everyone. With a preface by Woltemade Hartman PhD.