BT10 Clinical Demonstration 05 – Generative Trance and Transformation - Stephen Gilligan, PhD
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.
BT10 Clinical Demonstration 06 – Treatment of Worry - Reid Wilson, PhD
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.
BT10 Clinical Demonstration 07 – Stage One of EFT for Couples - Sue Johnson, EdD
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.
BT10 Clinical Demonstration 08 – Crossing Belief Barriers by Creating a Belief Bridge - Robert Dilts
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.
BT10 Clinical Demonstration 09 – Strength-Based Brief Therapy - Bill O'Hanlon, MS
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.
BT10 Clinical Demonstration 10 – Brief Couples Therapy - Jon Carlson, PsyD, EdD, ABPP
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.
BT10 Clinical Demonstration 11 – Focusing on What’s Right: Hypnosis and Amplifying Personal Resources - Michael Yapko, PhD
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.
BT10 Clinical Demonstration 12 - Eliciting the Internal Sequence of a Problem in Detail: Live Demonstration of Therapy - Steve Andreas, MA
Every problem has a sequence of internal experiences—images, sounds, words, and feelings--that elicits the undesired outcome. Saying, “Let’s say I had to fill in for you for a day,” can be a doorway to eliciting this sequence in detail and discovering exactly how it works, providing multiple choices for intervention.
BT10 Keynote 01 - Couple Therapy in the 21st Century - Sue Johnson, EdD
Couple therapy will flourish as this field integrates research from social and neuropsychology and clarifies the processes that mediate change in love relationships. It will address more and more “individual” physical and mental health problems, relationship traumas and sexual issues. We can integrate science and the sizzle of “hot” emotion to transform individuals and relationships.
BT10 Keynote 04 - Core Tasks of Psychotherapy: What "Expert" Therapists Do - Donald Meichenbaum, PhD
Following a brief discussion of the nature of expertise, the implications for psychotherapists will be considered. How to formulate collaboratively a Case Conceptualization Model that informs treatment decision -making will be presented. How to implement the Core Tasks of Psychotherapy and evidence-based behavioral change principles will be examined.