Contrary to the popular mythology, what makes hypnosis valuable is its ability as a tool to create a safe and comfortable context for self-exploration. As a direct consequence, people routinely find overlooked or dormant resources that would help empower them to not only feel better but be better. In this demonstration, we'll explore how hypnosis might be helpful in increasing a sense of personal empowerment.
*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.