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.
This is a workshop with live Hypnotic Scaling clinical demonstration and practical exercises. Hypnotic Scaling is a simple Ericksonian & Solution Focused self-hypnotic technique to help your client self-control and resolve any Stress, Anxiety, Depression or other negative emotions.
Evidence that the hourly and daily variations in our consciousness are related to the wavelike flow of messenger molecules operating on all levels from mind to gene will be reviewed. Stress, psychosomatic problems, and their resolution are a function of how we manage this wave nature of our consciousness. How do we create a new psychotherapy for the future that utilizes these natural windows of the mindbody?
This workshop will focus on physical (muscular) tension in the body and relate it to emotional conflicts in the present, derived from early childhood experiences. Specific attention will be paid to temporomandibular tension and to disturbances in breathing. Asthma will be examined as an emotional problem. The dynamics of headaches will be studied, and techniques for releasing underlying tension will be demonstrated.
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 reveals the powerful and subtle resistances a family may develop in the course of the hypnotic treatment as well as of the many different solutions a therapist may adopt to overcome these resistances. Special focus will be on how to properly combine direct and indirect in the different phases of the therapeutic process.
Brief hypnotherapy is particularly suited for children and adolescents with psychosomatic disorders, be-cause it exploits their natural abilities to fall into trance and uses a language of symbols and metaphors. It is based on the Ericksonian belief in the abilities of a child and is astonishing in its effectiveness.