This workshop will focus on the use of hypnosis and self-hypnosis techniques in the treatment of phobias, anxiety and panic disorders. A new approach for self-treatment of anxiety disorders will be addressed. Building hope and diminishing helplessness are essential intervention strategies for achieving psychotherapeutic goals. The presenter will address different ways to achieve these objectives. A specific and very useful self-hypnosis technique will be demonstrated. Homework assignments, pattern disruption techniques and stabilizing the treatment results also will be discussed.
*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*
Bernhard Trenkle, DIPL.PSYCH., is Director of the Milton Erickson Institute Rottweil Germany, and member of the Board of Directors of the Milton Erickson Foundation. He is member of Board of Directors International Society of Hypnosis ISH and past President of Milton Erickson Society of Clinical Hypnosis Germany (1996-2003). Author of Ha Ha Handbook of Hypnosis and Psychotherapy a bestselling joke book in Germany (now translated in English, Russian, and Italian).