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IC19 Fundamentals of Hypnosis 02 - Indirection - Basic Hypnotic Language - Steve Lankton, MSW

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Fundamentals of Hypnosis |  Indirection |  Hypnosis |  Language of Hypnosis |  Yes Set
Erickson Congress |  Erickson Congress 2019
Stephen Lankton, MSW
Course Levels:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
1 Hour 52 Minutes
Audio and Video
Original Program Date:
Dec 13, 2019
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The rationale and basic research regarding the use of indirection will be presented. Participants will be guided through several exercises to help them learn and practice the construction of 4 fundamental forms of suggestions and 3 therapeutic binds. A demonstration using these forms will illustrate the implementation of these language techniques for both the induction and therapy.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Explain the use of the rule of three, yes-sets, and ambiguity in hypnosis.
  2. Formulate and utilize presuppositions, 4 indirect suggestions in induction and treatment. 
  3. Formulate and utilize 3 therapeutic binds to facilitate induction and treatment.

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



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Stephen Lankton, MSW, DAHB, trained under Milton H. Erickson, M.D. from 1975 to 1979, and his efforts at promoting and interpreting Erickson’s approach to hypnosis and therapy at the highest academic levels resulted in the inclusion of chapters in several scholarly publications edited by other luminaries in the field. He is a LCSW psychotherapist in a private practice in Phoenix, Arizona, Lankton conducts workshops internationally (24 countries).