BT16 Clinical Demonstration 01 - Experiential Adaptations - Jeffrey Zeig, PhD
Using experiential methods promotes adaptive states in clients. Experiential methods can be the center point of therapy.
1. Describe the process of “signifying.”
2. Describe how to use “signifying” strategically.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 02 - The Quantum Dynamics of Easy to Learn Rossi Hand Polarity Techniques - Ernest Rossi, PhD and Richard Hill, MA, MEd, MBMSc
We illustrate how easy it is to learn and apply the quantum dynamics of Rossi’s Hand Polarity Techniques to facilitate brief psychotherapy and hypnosis. First we will engage the entire audience in a live demonstration of how to experience, recognize and enhance the quantum dynamics our natural
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 03 - Generative Psychotherapy: How to Create Transformational Change - Stephen Gilligan, PhD
Problems/Symptoms may be viewed as attempts by the creative unconscious to bring transformation and healing. A generative state can allow that transformation to be realized.
1. Demonstrate how symptoms can become solutions under proper conditions.
2. Describe how a creative state can unfold from a client's unique processes and patterns.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 04 - Beyond Calming Down: Hypnosis, Anxiety, and the Need for Action Over Avoidance - Lynn Lyons, LICSW
Hypnotic interventions can offer a cognitive shift toward tolerating uncertainty, positive expectancy, and a framework for taking action essential to helping the anxious person recover. Hypnosis is an opportunity to introduce and solidify these elements of active treatment.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 05 - Using Hypnosis in Brief Therapy - Stephen Lankton, MSW, DAHB
This demonstration will introduce hypno- sis into the process of ongoing therapy for the sake of illustrating a simple induction. The heightened internal concentration that results can be deepened and result in more effect concentration, resource retrieval, and experience reassociations aimed at rea
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 06 - Accessing & Utilizing Relationship and Contextual Information in Brief Therapy - Wendel Ray, PhD
The Communication Theory Based Family and Brief Therapy developed by the Palo Alto Group pioneered specific techniques for quickly comprehending relationship and contextual commands and constraints inherent in how people communication about the problem they are experiencing. This demonstration will reveal how a therapist uses listening and joining skills to identify and use messages implied about the relationship nexus of which the problem is a part to join and engender constructive change.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 07 - Clinical Hypnosis as a Vehicle for Promoting Better Decisions - Michael Yapko, PhD
Too often our clients make poor decisions that serve to unnecessarily complicate their lives. In this clinical hypnosis session, the focus will be on using hypnosis to encourage a better quality of decision making in some area of the client's life.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 08 - Strategic Treatment of Anxiety - Reid Wilson, PhD
The cutting-edge anxiety treatment is now pushing further into the confrontational. You will learn a persuasive strategy, built out of whole cloth within the first session, which will help clients find the courage and motivation to purposely seek out anxiety as their ticket to freedom from crippling fear. Practical methods enable clients to ignore the content of their worries and to explore the feeling of uncertainty rather than fleeing from it.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 09 - Storytelling for Effective Brief Therapy - Bill O’Hanlon, MS
Stories have the ability to engage people emotionally and to move them to change, but telling the right story at the right time to the right person is an art and a skill. This demonstration will show a gentle, artful and respectful way of doing brief therapy that uses stories to invite change.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 10 - Mindfulness Informed Psychotherapy - Ron Siegel, PsyD
Clinicians are enthusiastically discovering that mindfulness practices can enlighten and enliven their lives, both inside and outside the therapy hour. These techniques hold great promise for personal development and as a powerful method to enhance virtually all forms of psychotherapy. But what does mindfulness-informed therapy actually look like? This demonstration, using volunteers from the audience, will illustrate how mindfulness practices and insights derived from them can inform treatment.