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BT08 Short Course 05 - Transforming Negative Beliefs for Lasting Change - John Lentz, DMin

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Brief Therapy Conference |  Brief Therapy Conference 2008
John Lentz, D. Min.
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Original Program Date:
Dec 11, 2008
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This presentation is a brief therapy approach for negative, self-defeating beliefs, designed to assist participants to recognize more of their own strengths. Based partly on Erickson's style of dealing with negative beliefs, this presentation is very respectful and teaches indirect and direct methods. since many of these types of beliefs have a secret that keeps them in place and "the secret" may be none of our business, this approach build this in to be more effective.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To describe two ways to deal with self-defeating beliefs that are respectful.
  2. To describe two ways to deal with that secret that tends to perpetuate self-negating beliefs.

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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John D. Lentz D. Min is the Founder and Director of the Ericksonian Institute of Jeffersonville, Indiana where he teaches Hypnosis and practices marriage and family therapy. He is a member and supervisor of AAMFT AAPC and ASCH. He graduated from and later taught at the Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. Author of six books including Effective Handling of Manipulative Persons and Trans-Altering Epiphanies he pastors Radcliff Presbyterian Church and is the retired Chief Chaplain of the women's prison in Kentucky. Dr. Lentz has spoken nationally and internationally on a variety of subjects involving manipulation, hypnosis, double binds, anxiety, and sexual abuse. He currently has two more books being edited. The first is about how to reclaim and maintain that loving feeling, and the second is about perpetrators, victims and bystanders. It offers unique treatment methods, and insights. Dr. Lentz also has authored 15 hypnotic CD's that assist people overcoming anger, shame, sleep disorders, loneliness, and a variety of other topics.