This short course will use theory, techniques and group experience to demonstrate how playful self-expression, humor and self-soothing indulgent fantasy can be used in and outside the therapeutic setting to produce spiritually uplifting trance states. We will learn how to discourage "learned helplessness" and "burn out", encourage the ability to cope with life's challenges and increase opportunities to enhance the body's natural immune system functioning.
Clients who procrastinate feel stuck, lack motivation, and reveal their ambivalence by stating “I have to finish all this work but I don’t want to.” This workshop builds self-efficacy by integrating conflicting parts with the Prefrontal Cortex Executive Function of choice. Optimal Performance and desensitization techniques focus clients on “choosing when to start,” separating self-worth from work, and planning alternatives to avoidant behaviors.
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.
To deepen, broaden and heighten therapist sensitivity and cognitive perception through use of humor and metaphor as treatment interventions
To know how to avoid therapist burnout
Too often out initial enthusiasm is diminished, replaced by resignation, dissatisfaction and burnout. Group discussion and individual exploration will help to clarify the passion that made participants become interested in their work. In a combination of conversations with other participants, group hypnosis and individual hypnosis this experience will become clearer and more vividly experienced. This will then allow for future experiences to be more readily accessible.
Therapists can use themselves with artistry as exquisite barometers of the moment-to-moment shifts of consciousness flowing between their own unconscious and the unconscious of the client. Using Erickson's focused attention, Satir's parts model and Feldenkreis' awareness through movement we will practice six strategies to refine our use of these connections. Didactic, video, experiential.
The number of burnout-syndromes and associated depressive reactions is increasing tremendously. In postmodern global business situations many people have so many tasks at the same time that it is to-tally impossible to fulfill them. At the same time especially people with high achievement standards and intensive loyalty attitudes try to fulfill them all and finally get frustrating insufficient results compared to these perfectionistic goals.