Cognitive-Behavioral therapies enjoy considerable empirical support as effective treatments for depression. Actively teaching cognitive and behavioral skills is essential to these therapies . Hypnosis has been shown to enhance client skill acquisition and to manage common depressive symptoms. In this workshop, we will explore ways hypnosis can assist in treating depressed clients.
To love and be loved. Sounds simple - yet for many it is one of life's most difficult challenges. Come and explore three major causes of unhappiness in relationships and gain a deeper understanding of how they are related.
In 1990, the presenters Heinz Von Forester, Gianfranco Cecchin, and Humberto Maturana created the Systemic Constructions human interaction model. This model has evolved into six overlapping domains that affect the social, spiritual and biological influences of human functioning and interactions. This course will teach how to use these six domains to help to ask the right questions that can lead to the break-up of clinical log-jams and increase the lasting effectiveness of the briefer therapies.
Disturbed sleep painfully contributes to depression. Paradoxically, client's symptoms become pathways that disarms suffering, yielding to the solace of sound sleep. Clients then pace healing to the rhythms of restorative sleep, without excess alarm. Ericksonian-based trance language directly addressing disturbed sleep first, and indirectly addressing depression will be offered.
As the rate of depression increases around the world, it is apparent that depression is about more than just "bad chemistry." The evidence is clear that social factors play a huge role in depression's onset and course, and these can be better addressed through psychotherapy than with medications. Key aspects of effective treatment will be described in this workshop.
This workshop will present seven ingredients to draw from depressed patients in order to help them to find the harmony they need to start uplifting their lives. The ingredients are Hope, Awareness, Resiliency, Morality, Opportunity, Niceness and Yearning. Combined together, these ingredients are the leavening for a better future.
This workshop is a pragmatic look at how to gently, but quickly, understand how anxiety, depression and psychological trauma are created. Understanding the creation leads to co-creation to avenues of intervention. The emphasis is on non-medical, nonpathological understanding of problem creation. Case studies demonstrate the process from problem identification, conceptualizing leading to intervention and problem solving.