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IC11 Fundamentals of Hypnosis 08 - Anecdotes & Metaphors: Easy, Effective and Engaging - Betty Alice Erickson, MS

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Hypnosis |  Fundamentals of Hypnosis |  Metaphors |  Storytelling |  Psychotherapy
Erickson Congress |  Erickson Congress 2011
Betty Alice Erickson, MS, LPC, LMFT
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Dec 11, 2011
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Hypnosis is a natural vehicle for use of therapeutically effective metaphors and anecdotes. Participants will be taught to develop effective trances for this. Learning to find themes for and the creation of metaphors and anecdote will be taught and practiced. Using those interventions within the trances will also be taught and practiced.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe two ways to create a hypnotic trance effective to use with metaphors and anecdotes.
  2. List three reasons why metaphors and anecdotes can be effective in psychotherapy.

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Betty Alice Erickson, MS, LPC, LMFT, is a psychotherapist in Dallas (for over 20 years) and the middle daughter of Dr. Milton H. Erickson. She is an international teacher of hypnosis and specifically the conversational approach pioneered by her father. Betty Alice has authored articles, chapters and books on the subject.