Lecture, group and individual demonstrations with volunteers from the audience will illustrate Rossi's activity-dependent approaches to therapeutic hypnosis and psychotherapy that are consistent with the theory and research on the molecular-genomic level plasticity for the creative reconstruction of mind, memory and consciousness.
EP09 Dialogue 04 – Hypnosis in Psychotherapy – Ernest Rossi, PhD and Michael Yapko, PhD
Educational Objective: Given a topic, to describe the differing approaches to psychotherapy, and to identify the strengths and weaknesses of each approach.
Revolutionary research in neuroscience and functional genomics documents show experiences of 1) Novelty, 2) Environmental Enrichment, and 3) Exercise (both mental and physical) can optimize gene expression, brain plasticity and mindbody healing during therapeutic hypnosis and meditation.
Neuroscience implies creative activity in art, science, dreaming, meditation, therapeutic hypnosis, and psychotherapy can turn on activity-dependent gene expression and brain plasticity to facilitate positive human transformations. A variety of group processes will explore Rossi’s Novel Activity-Dependent hand Mirroring Approaches to Erickson’s General Waking Trance during brief psychotherapy.
Revolutionary research in neuroscience and functional genomics documents show how experiences of novelty, environmental enrichment, and exercise (both mental and physical) can optimize gene expression, brain plasticity, healing and life extension in dreams, meditation and spiritual rituals. In this workshop, we will experience the four-stage creative cycle in ourselves and in others.
The Mind-Body Healing Experience (MHE) is a standardized approach to therapeutic hypnosis by facilitating gene expression that has been documented in peer-reviewed clinical research since 2008. Beginners use it as an easy way to bypass resistance in people who wish to solve their own problems privately in their own way.
EP13 Dialogue 06 – Creativity – Robert Dilts and Ernest Rossi, PhD
Moderator: Richard Landis, PhD
Given a topic, describe the differing approaches to psychotherapy, and identify the strengths and weaknesses of each approach.
Facilitating the RNA/DNA epigenetics of creating new consciousness is the next step in the evolution of psychotherapy. Restricting psychotherapy to the limitations of the cognitive-behavioral level is becoming a disservice to psychology. We must embrace the bioinformatics of the new technological devices that make it possible to assess and facilitate the dynamics of gene expression and brain plasticity economically within a single session of psychotherapy.
What is Life? What is Consciousness? Theory, research and practice of Psychosocial Genomics are outlined as the next step in the Evolution of Psychotherapy. A live group demonstration of how to facilitate gene expression and brain plasticity by optimizing the 4-stage creative process for 20 minutes will be experienced by everyone.
MHE's 1965 paper "A Special Inquiry with Aldous Huxley into the Nature and Character of Various States of Consciousness" will be used so everyone can experience their personal version of Deep Reflection, the Double Dissociation Double Bind and the Quantum Qualia of their private consciousness and cognition for facilitating gene expression and brain plasticity to optimize their own growing edges.