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EP21 Workshop 27 - Creative Work With Negative Emotions - Stephen Gilligan, PhD

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Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 2021
Stephen Gilligan, PhD
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
2 hours
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 05, 2021
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In psychotherapy, negative emotions are essential parts of a client's stuck places. This workshop focus on how to identify, welcome, and transform such difficult emotions, such that they become integral elements of a solution.

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify three ways to clearly identity emotional blocks.
  2. To demonstrate three ways to welcome them as positive members of the solution team.
  3. To demonstrate three ways to transform a negative emotion into a positive resource.



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Stephen Gilligan Ph.D., is a Psychologist in Encinitas, CA. He was one of the original NLP students at UC Santa Cruz; Milton Erickson and Gregory Bateson were his mentors. After receiving his psychology doctorate from Stanford University, he became one of the premier teachers and practitioners of Ericksonian hypnotherapy. This work unfolded into his original approaches of Self-Relations and Generative Self, and then further (in collaboration with Robert Dilts) into Generative Coaching. These different traditions have all been updated and integrated into the present Generative Change Work, which includes the applications of Generative Coaching, Generative Psychotherapy, Generative Trance, Hero’s Journey, and Systemic Change work.