This video features three separate cases, but all demonstrate Erickson’s fundamental method of utilization. Utilization is the foundation of solutions to all problems, and it is a philosophy of living which was central Erickson’s life and work as a therapist. He demonstrated that whatever existed in the situation, whatever the patient presented, could be utilized to advance the therapy.
In part one of Seeding a Theme - A Teaching Seminar with Milton Erickson, you will witness Erickson seamlessly planting a seed, connecting the dots, developing a theme, and closing the loop in one class period. You will learn how Erickson conducted dissociation through the tempo, content and tone of his words.
En la segunda parte de un seminario de enseñanza con Milton Erickson, será testigo de cómo Erickson observó y utilizó cuidadosamente los comportamientos no verbales de un estudiante para desarrollar una experiencia de trance utilizando la levitación del brazo mientras interactúa simultáneamente para enseñar a otros estudiantes. Verá cómo el Dr. Erickson utilizó estratégicamente los fenómenos hipnóticos.
In this video, you will see Erickson’s unusual way of treating anorexia. Erickson described himself as a person who has an iron fist, but a velvet glove. He knew when it was right to be firm, to be disciplined, and even to be assertive in work with a client. Dr. Jeffrey Zeig provides insightful commentary on this historic Erickson clip.