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BT18 Short Course 22 - Priming: The Hidden Key to Successful Therapeutic Outcomes - Clifton Mitchell, PhD

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Short Courses |  Priming |  Brief Therapy |  Resistance
Brief Therapy Conference |  Brief Therapy Conference 2018 |  Online Continuing Education
Clifton Mitchell, PhD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 06, 2018
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This presentation will introduce participants to the concept of priming, review selected research, and demonstrate its implications in resolving therapeutic roadblocks and creating therapeutic movement. Implications relative to the management of resistance will be a predominant theme.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Define what priming is and describe how and why it has such a significant impact on mental processing.
  2. Describe and incorporate priming principles into the therapeutic dialogue in order to circumvent resistance and increase the impact of the therapeutic dialogue. 

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



1.5 credits available.

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Clifton Mitchell Ph.D., is an international clinical trainer and keynote speaker who has a love for teaching and over 25 years of training experience. He delivers practical information in a uniquely entertaining, fast-paced style that is filled with humor and illuminating examples. In his latest book, Priming: Programming the Mind for Habit Change and Success, he teaches a scientifically-based system for partnering with the subconscious to eliminate bad habits and create success-advancing behaviors. He also demonstrates how to use priming to radically intensify therapeutic communications and improve outcomes. 


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