In Naturalistic Hypnosis the role of the therapist’s resources should be considered essential to obtain effective therapy. The way the thera- pist succeeds in establishing rapport and the use of minimal cues generally proves to induce deeper and more durable changes than complex and sophisticated techniques. Therapists’ emotions, fantasies and isomorphic behaviors can provide useful indications for accessing both immediate diagnosis and therapeutic change.
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CAMILLO LORIEDO, MD PhD, is professor of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy at the University of Rome, School of Medicine and the School of Specialization. Since 1998, he has been a member of the Board of Directors of the Milton Erickson Foundation. He has recently been elected President of the Italian Society of Psychotherapy. Since 2005, he has been a member of the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis. Loriedo has been awarded the Milton H. Erickson Lifetime Achievement Award for outstanding contributions to the field of Psychotherapy. He has authored over 350 scientific papers and 26 books.