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EP90 Invited Address 04b - Ericksonian Methods: The Virtues of Our Faults - Jeffrey Zeig, PhD

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Invited Addresses |  Ericksonian Hypnosis and Therapy Techniques |  Psychotherapy |  Treatment Planning |  Therapist Development
Evolution of Psychotherapy |  Evolution of Psychotherapy 1990
Jeffrey Zeig, PhD |  James F. Masterson, MD
1 Hour 15 Minutes
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Original Program Date:
Dec 13, 1990
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This paper surveys a key concept of Ericksonian therapy. Cornerstone principles of an Erickson ian approach are presented and illustrated. The method can be incorporated into any psychotherapeutic discipline in order to enhance effectiveness.

Educational Objectives:

  1. To describe the five aspects of the "Erickson Diamond."
  2. Given a patient's symptom pattern and values, describe how they could be incorporated into a treatment plan.

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Jeffrey K. Zeig, PhD, is the Founder and Director of the Milton H. Erickson Foundation and is president of Zeig, Tucker & Theisen, Inc., publishers in the behavioral sciences. He has edited, co-edited, authored or coauthored more than 20 books on psychotherapy that appear in twelve foreign languages. Dr. Zeig is a psychologist and marriage and family therapist in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona. 

James F. Masterson, MD's Profile

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James F. Masterson (M.D., Jefferson Medical School, 1951) was Director of the Masterson Group, P.C., which specializes in the treatment of adolescent and adult character disorders. Additionally, he was Director of the Masterson Institute (formerly Character Disorder Foundation); attending psychiatrist at New York Hospital, Payne Whitney Clinic; and Adjunct Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at Cornell University Medical College. Masterson has authored seven books and edited two volumes, mostly on the topic of psychoanalytic approaches to character disoreders and adolescents. His seminal work on the borderline personality has made him one of the most influential and studied practitioners of modern psychoanalytic methods.