To describe how symptoms can become solutions under conditions of generative trance.
To describe how a generative trance unfolds from the client’s unique processes and idiosyncratic values.
IC11 Clinical Demonstration 06 - Uncovering Previously Unrecognized Potentials - Dan Short, PhD
Social roles, established identities, and learned expectations can sometimes stand in the way of healthy adaptation and personal achievement. Hypnosis an experiential phenomenon that enables individuals to access previously unrecognized human potential.
This demonstration will show how problems/symptoms may be viewed as attempts by the creative unconscious to bring transformation and healing, and how the development of a generative trance can allow that transformation to be realized.
Specific direct and indirect techniques are required to activate family resources and to induce a deep and meaningful change of the most rigid family patterns. A family hypnotic session tends to overcome the powerful and subtle resistances a family may develop in the course of the treatment as well as to offer many different solutions a therapist may adopt to overcome these resistances. Special focus will be how to combine properly direct and indirect in the different phases of the therapeutic process.
Metaphor primarily activates the client’s sub-dominant hemisphere, and this can be utilized without knowing the content of the problem. Asking a client to discover more about their metaphor for a problem is a way to communicate directly with their unconscious understandings, which are often the keys to making useful changes.
CC11 Workshop 14 - To Stay or Leave: Working with Ambivalent Couples on the Brink of Divorce - William Doherty, PhD
This workshop will help you examine how your values and life experience affect your treatment of couples on the brink of divorce, and will teach you a protocol for helping clients make a decision that has integrity for all involved and that improves the odds that couples will try to heal their broken bond.
CC11 Workshop 12 – Fostering Courageous Love Through Self-to-Self Communication - Richard Schwartz, PhD
This workshop is designed to help you and your partner learn how to achieve courageous love, based on the presenter’s Internal Family Systems model of psychotherapy. When couples have self-led conversations, their relationships harmonize naturally. They can discuss even highly charged issues productively and feel safe to reveal their most vulnerable parts to each other.