The deck of metaphorical associative cards "Smorgasbord" consists of creatively processed professional photos of dishes that contain different characteristics (taste, way of preparation, purpose, etc.). With its help, we can explore the process of communication with ourselves, the partner and the society. Food Metaphor comprehensively reveals the communication sphere -quality of information; form and volume we "feed" the partner; "individual tastes" and schedule. Owing to the work with the deck, a person automatically stand in a meta-position and explores his communication processes.
The uniqueness of the deck consists in aromatic bottles, which involve olfactory channel in the exploretion of associations caused by a certain smell, stimulation of basic emotions and dissection of implicit experiences arising in the process of communication.
The theoretical basis of the concept of the deck is:
Metaphorical associative decks "Smorgasbord" are intended to explore interpersonal communication, value-motivational and semantic spheres. The deck is easily integrated with the theoretical paradigms of system-family psychotherapy, transactional analysis, gestalt therapy, etc. It recommended for psychologists and therapists to work with adults, couples and families.