This demonstration will show how problems/symptoms may be viewed as attempts by the creative unconscious to bring transformation and healing, and how the development of a generative trance can allow that transformation to be realized.
BT12 Clinical Demonstration 04 - Hypnosis and Family Therapy - Camillo Loriedo, MD, PhD
Specific direct and indirect techniques are required to activate family resources and to induce a deep and meaningful change of the most rigid family patterns. Indirect as well as direct forms of hypnosis to be used in the family interview will be presented and special attention will be dedicated to the criteria to follow in order to combine properly direct and indirect in the different phases of the therapeutic process.
BT12 Clinical Demonstration 05 - Creating Consciousness with Activity-Dependent Gene Expression and Brain Plasticity - Ernest Rossi, PhD
The new Neuroscience of utilizing Implicit Processing Heuristics in facilitating the 4-stage creative process in the construction and creative reconstruction of fear, stress and post traumatic memories and symptoms during brief psychotherapy will be demonstrated with the entire audience, as well as a volunteer.
BT12 Clinical Demonstration 06 - Transforming Negative Self-Talk: Devils into Angels - Steve Andreas, MA
Negative Self-talk is a trigger for a huge variety of problematic behaviors and responses, from anger to depression. A wide variety of extremely brief nonverbal and verbal interventions will be demonstrated for altering these messages in ways that redirect attention in more positive directions, and elicit more useful responses.
BT12 Clinical Demonstration 07 - The Art of Making Small Changes in Brief Therapy - Bill O’Hanlon, MS
It is often easier for clients to make small rather than dramatic changes. This demonstration will show how to help people make the smallest change to make a significant difference in moving out of their problems and suffering. This method can be especially useful for clients who are reluctant to or resistant to change.
BT12 Clinical Demonstration 08 - Strategies in the Treatment of Obsessive Worries - Reid Wilson, PhD
Dr. Wilson will demonstrate how the strategic therapist rapidly develops rapport with clients, confronts erroneous beliefs, and then helps clients ratchet up their own courage and determination to overcome their inner resistance and follow a series of graduated steps toward ending their obsessions. He will then illustrate how to develop and assign homework.
BT12 Clinical Demonstration 09 - Somatic Psychotherapy - Peter Levine, PhD
Somatic Experiencing® - a short-term naturalistic approach to the resolution and healing of trauma. Levine addresses the issues at the heart of trauma and attachment; the upcoming DSM-5 Diagnoses and Disorders and the most effective and promising treatment modalities available to clinicians today.
BT12 Clinical Demonstration 10 - Assessing a Couple’s Developmental Stage & Selecting High-Impact Interventions - Ellyn Bader, PhD
Learn to quickly identify a couple’s developmental stage. Assess each partner’s role in maintaining arrested development and create an effective treatment plan that emphasizes “teamwork”.
Contrary to the popular mythology about hypnosis, clinical hypnosis enhances personal mastery by promoting greater self-awareness, increasing access to personal resources, and amplifying of a sense of personal agency in actively choosing growth-oriented responses. How hypnosis can help empower people will be highlighted in this clinical demonstration.
BT12 Clinical Demonstration 12 - Transforming Stuck States - Robert Dilts
States of stuckness, resistance or impasse constitute one of the ongoing challenges facing any therapist or coach. Rather than opposing or capitulating to such resistance, it is possible to help clients transform these states through a process involving increased awareness, flexibility and presence. Drawing upon examples of Milton Erickson’s own work, this demonstration will show a simple method to support clients to engage and resolve stuck states in order to achieve a state of greater alignment and integration.