This introduction will include core concepts, differing views of hypnosis, differing applications, core elements of hypnotic processes, and address some of the research and directions the field is moving in. The presenter will also do group hypnosis, and exercises in getting used to hypnotic language and facilitating hypnotic phenomena.
*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*
Michael D. Yapko, Ph.D. (professional psychology, clinical specialization), is internationally recognized for his innovative work in applied clinical hypnosis, developing brief psychotherapies, and the strategic treatment of depression. He has been invited to present his work in more than 30 countries across six continents. He is the author of 15 books, including his most recent, The Discriminating Therapist. He is a recipient of numerous awards for his many contributions to the field, including the Milton H. Erickson Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award.