Workshop 25 - Moments of Joy, Humor, or Tenderness in Psychodrama, featuring Zerka Moreno, with co-faculty Adam Blatner, MD, and Elaine Goldman, PhD.
Because of the weight of clients difficulties, the employment of lighter areas of experience is often indicated, both for cathartic relief as well as for providing closure. The session will focus on joy, humor, tenderness.
Workshop 26 - Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, featuring Jeffrey K Zeig, PhD.
The Ericksonian approach rests on the use of effective direct and indirect technique to access inherent resources and promote patient-based change. Lecture, demonstration, group exercise.
Workshop 27 - Gestalt Therapy - The Interplay Techniques and Engagement, featuring Erving Polster, PhD.
I will present some views on my own development as a gestalt therapist, showing through demonstrations and discussion how simple human engagement-softness, humor, focused attention and respect for the ordinary-can, in concert with techniques, generate profound personal experience.
Workshop 28 - On Eclecticism, featuring Murray Bowen, MD.
Presented will be a teaching tape on the values and perils of therapist-oriented (undifferentiated) eclecticism. The therapist, whether he likes it or not, is a model for the family. An unsure therapist is a poor model when a well defined family is a goal.
Workshop 29 - A Demonstration of the Therapeutic Use of Deep Trance Phenomena, featuring Ernest L Rossi, PhD.
All audience members will have an opportunity to assess their own readiness to resolve a basic personal issue via the accessing experience of deep trance phenomena.