This training tool contains segments of hypnotherapy conducted by Erickson, with the same subject, on two consecutive days in 1978. Erickson demonstrates how symbols may be used as metaphoric forms of communication to foster new ideas and understandings. Zeig discusses Erickson’s technique.
For the final class in the Utilization series, Patricia joins us to discuss her preference for being in control, and how that relates to her struggles with intimacy. She also requests help alleviating a psychosomatic response from an earlier trauma. Dr. Zeig uses an interpersonal approach to this session, utilizing verbal and body language techniques to help communicate complex concepts. Zeig establishes the theme of appreciate as the through-line for this session.
The daunting task of leading clients from a disempowering sense of external control to an actualizing sense of inner control becomes doable by helping them reframe their behavior from actions to language, i.e., seeing actions as an attempt to send a message or a signal to the world around them. This practical idea will be illustrated in role-play demonstrations of the WDEP system: Wants, Doing (or behavior as language), self-Evaluation, and action Planning.
Does your client have anyone in their life that can "get them," so that they feel like running away or punching the person out? What if you had the hemispheric integration tool that can change their initial response to that person or even to a situation? When clients remain centered, they will influence and set boundaries that will actually change the dynamics of the relationship. When your client is different the interactions have to evolve.
Internal voices often criticize us, discourage us, and can be the source of unpleasant limiting beliefs like, "You'll never succeed" or "I'm unlovable." However, internal voices also can encourage us, offer timely information, and be staunch allies in troublesome times. In this workshop, you will experience several ways to transform troublesome voices into positive resources.
A relationship can fail without conscious intent unless you understand the two major forces underlying resentment and alienation. Come learn how one shift in perception and three simple techniques can create harmony and happiness at home and work. This workshop will include lecture, video, practical handouts, experiential exercise and discussion.
Each of us has a central unconscious question that organizes and colors all our experience and behavior. A poorlyworded question can result in pervasive frustrating problems, while a well-worded question provides a solid foundation for an interesting productive life. Experience how to discover and revise or replace your core question.
The "Pointing Out Patterns" approach is a three-phase, nine-step process, which addresses the negative patterns of thinking and behavior that cause clients intrapsychic and interpersonal stress. The clinician rapidly observes and reveals these negative patterns, e.g., entitlement, intimidation, people-pleasing, etc., to the client, in a caring, supportive and straightforward manner, and assists the client in quickly diminishing, or eradicating negative patterns of thought and behavior.