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BT08 Fundamentals of Hypnosis 03 - Induction Methods I - Stephen Gilligan, PhD

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Fundamentals of Hypnosis |  Hypnosis |  Hypnotic Induction |  Resources |  Trance
Brief Therapy Conference |  Brief Therapy Conference 2008
Stephen Gilligan, PhD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
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Original Program Date:
Dec 12, 2008
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This session explores various methods for eliciting hypnotic trance in a therapy situation. The relevance of utilizing key aspects of a client's resources and symptoms, as well as different ways to gage and incorporate ongoing feedback will be emphasized.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Given a therapy situation, give two methods for eliciting a trance.
  2. To describe the relevance of utilizing key aspects of a client's resources and symptoms.

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Stephen Gilligan Ph.D., is a Psychologist in Encinitas, CA. He was one of the original NLP students at UC Santa Cruz; Milton Erickson and Gregory Bateson were his mentors. After receiving his psychology doctorate from Stanford University, he became one of the premier teachers and practitioners of Ericksonian hypnotherapy. This work unfolded into his original approaches of Self-Relations and Generative Self, and then further (in collaboration with Robert Dilts) into Generative Coaching. These different traditions have all been updated and integrated into the present Generative Change Work, which includes the applications of Generative Coaching, Generative Psychotherapy, Generative Trance, Hero’s Journey, and Systemic Change work.