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IC11 Short Course 23 - The Use of Brief Ericksonian Solutions in the Treatment of the Borderline Who is Addicted to Carbohydrates - Ilana Oren, PhD

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Addiction |  Short Courses |  Borderline |  Eating Disorders |  Ericksonian Hypnosis and Therapy Techniques |  Personality Disorders
Erickson Congress |  Erickson Congress 2011
Ilana Oren, Ph.D., Sc.D., LMFT
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Original Program Date:
Dec 09, 2011
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Have you worked with a patient who one day idealized you and the other devalued your skills?  The Borderline, who finds refuge in Food Addiction.  Borderline personality is an underlying character structure, marked by a fragmented sense of identity and maladaptive patterns of perceiving, behaving and relating to others.  Food provides a soothing antidote to feelings of shame, betrayal and the longing for a positive mother.  Brief Ericksonian Solutions paved the way to reach the habitually oppositional patient who is addicted to carbohydrates.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe the utilization principal as a brief Ericksonian Solution and its application to treating the carbohydrate addict.
  2. Recognize the pain chain response of the addictive spiral.

*Sessions may be edited for content and to preserve confidentiality*



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Dr. Ilana H. Oren, Ph.D., Sc.D., LMFT, is internationally recognized as an expert in hypnosis. She has successfully used hypnosis in the treatment of addiction to nicotine, alcohol and drugs. Dr. Oren has used hypnosis as a tool for obtaining and maintaining ideal weight for life, in the treatment of sex addiction, and in the enhancement of emotional intimacy and sexual passion. Dr. Ilana H. Oren has been a licensed marriage and family therapist since 1976, providing counseling services to individuals, couples and groups. She is a certified hypnotherapist and personal coach.