EP00 Dialogue 08 - Brief Therapeutic Interventions - William Glasser, M.D., and Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D.
Given a topic, to become aware of the differing approaches to psychotherapy, and to identify the strengths and weaknesses in each approach.
Featuring William Glasser, M.D., and Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D., moderated by Camillo Loriedo
EP00 Invited Address 11b - Therapy of "As If" - Paul Watzlawick, Ph.D.
Certain aspects of language can be especially useful for the purpose of bringing about behavioral changes. The nature of these changes is best known, but by no means limited to, its hypnotherapeutic application. They are, for instance, "corrective emotional experiences," as defined by Franz Alexander. Long before Alexander, the philosopher Hans Vaihinger, in his famous work, "The Philosophy of As If" (1911 ), had investigated in great detail the fact to behave "as if something were the case, could bring about almost immediate changes in given contexts.
Topical Panel 16 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 2000 - The Therapy of Milton H Erickson
Featuring Jay Haley, MA, Ernest Rossi, PhD, Paul Watzlawick, PhD, and Jeffrey Zeig, PhD.
Moderated by Camillo Loriedo, MD.
Topical Panel 18 from the Evolution of Psychotherapy 2000 - Homework Assignments
Featuring Alexander Lowen, MD, Miriam Polster, PhD, Paul Watzlawick, PhD, and Jeffrey Zeig, PhD.
Moderated by Bernhard Trenkle, Dipl. Psych.
To trace the development of therapeutic language from interpretation to injunctions
To show the effect that this evolution has had on the idea of "reality adaptation," highlight the "as if" nature of our interpretations
Topical Panel 02 on Group, Individual or Family Therapy Part 1 featuring Mary M Goulding, MSW, Virginia Satir, ACSW, Paul Watzlawick, PhD, and Jeffrey K Zeig, PhD.
Moderated by F Theodore Reid, Jr, MD.