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EP00 Invited Address 9a - Facilitating Brain Growth with Ericksonian Psychotherapy? - Ernest Rossi, PhD

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Ericksonian Psychotherapy |  Psychotherapy |  Invited Addresses |  Neurobiology |  Neuroscience
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2000
Ernest Rossi, PhD |  Thomas Szasz, MD
1 Hour 25 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
May 28, 2000
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Current research on neurogenesis (growth of new brain cells) indicates that novelty, environmental enrichment and physical exercise can facilitate new growth in the adult human brain. How can we optimize our Ericksonian approaches to support the psychobiological growth process?

Educational Objectives:

  1. To describe the dogma that current neurobiological research has overthrown.
  2. To list three major methods for optimizing neurogenesis in the human brain. 

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Ernest L. Rossi, PhD, is an internationally renowned therapist, teacher and pioneer in the psychobiology of mind-body healing. The author of more than 24 professional books, Dr. Rossi worked with Milton Erickson for eight years and co-authored three classic volumes on therapeutic hypnosis with him. Rossi has also edited four volumes of Erickson's Collected Papers and four volumes of Erickson's Seminars, Workshops and Lectures. He has been conducting research in the psychosocial genomics of ultradian rhythms and their relation to mind-body healing and psychotherapy for over three decades.

Thomas Szasz, MD's Profile

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Thomas S. Szasz, (M.D., University of Cincinnati, 1944) was Professor of Psychiatry at the State University of New York, Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse. He was recipient of numerous awards, including the Humanist fo the Year Award from the American Humanist Association and the Distinguished Service Award from teh American Institute for Public Service. He has received a number of honorary doctorates and lectureships, and served on the editorial board or as consulting editor for ten journals.

Szasz has authored approximately 400 articles, book chapters, reviews, letters to the editor and columns. He has written 19 books.