Milton Erickson's approach typically featured finding hidden personal resources and extending them into situations where they would help the client. We will first see a portion of this basic, but valuable, strategy in a video of Dr. Erickson; then have the opportunity to practice this strategy in a structured practice session.
*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.