This session will illustrate the Ericksonian utilization principle, which states that under proper conditions, a problem may easily transform into a solution. The demonstration will show how to develop such conditions via the experience of “generative trance,” such that positive shifts in a person’s somatic, cognitive and field experience lead to positive changes.
We all worry. It’s an important signal that helps us plan our time and efforts. But the noise of worry can become like a boombox in our heads with no off-switch. This demonstration will help a client face unneeded worries head-on and deplete their energy rather than trying to avoid them.
The therapist will illustrate steps 2-4 of EFT, that is delineating the negative cycle, and unpacking underlying emotions to create a coherent picture of the couples problems as seen through an attachment lens.
Beliefs are a powerful influence on our lives. It is common wisdom that if someone really believes he can do something he will do it, and if he believes something is impossible no amount of effort will convince him that it can be accomplished. This demonstration will show how to elicit and transform limiting beliefs through a simple methodology that engages somatic and non-verbal interactions with the client as well as verbal dialog.
Strength-based therapy elicits people’s abilities, previous solutions, strengths and resources in bringing about change. Watch Bill O’Hanlon, cofounder of the solution-oriented approach, demonstrate this evocative approach to brief therapy.
An initial session with a couple that will help them to can insight into a present relationship problem. The four step process will help the couple identify clear action steps to use in creating a more satisfying partnership.
Hypnosis as a tool of treatment has become increasingly important as more and more schools of psychotherapy come to the obvious realization that your focus defines you. What a difference to focus on what’s right with someone than to focus on what’s wrong! In this demonstration, hypnosis will be used as a means of identifying and consolidating personal resources that can assist in promoting a higher level of well being.