BT14 Clinical Demonstration 11 - Hypnosis and Personal Empowerment - Michael Yapko, PhD
Contrary to the popular mythology, what makes hypnosis valuable is its ability as a tool to create a safe and comfortable context for self-exploration. As a direct consequence, people routinely find overlooked or dormant resources that would help empower them to not only feel better but be better. In this demonstration, we'll explore how hypnosis might be helpful in increasing a sense of personal empowerment.
BT14 Clinical Demonstration 12 - Feedback Informed Treatment: A Clinical Demonstration - Scott Miller, PhD
This demonstration will feature Feedback-Informed Treatment, a pantheoretical approach for evaluating and improving the quality and effectiveness of behavioral health services. It involves routinely and formally soliciting feedback from consumers regarding the therapeutic alliance and outcome of care and using the resulting information to inform and tailor service delivery.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 01 - Experiential Adaptations - Jeffrey Zeig, PhD
Using experiential methods promotes adaptive states in clients. Experiential methods can be the center point of therapy.
1. Describe the process of “signifying.”
2. Describe how to use “signifying” strategically.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 02 - The Quantum Dynamics of Easy to Learn Rossi Hand Polarity Techniques - Ernest Rossi, PhD and Richard Hill, MA, MEd, MBMSc
We illustrate how easy it is to learn and apply the quantum dynamics of Rossi’s Hand Polarity Techniques to facilitate brief psychotherapy and hypnosis. First we will engage the entire audience in a live demonstration of how to experience, recognize and enhance the quantum dynamics our natural
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 03 - Generative Psychotherapy: How to Create Transformational Change - Stephen Gilligan, PhD
Problems/Symptoms may be viewed as attempts by the creative unconscious to bring transformation and healing. A generative state can allow that transformation to be realized.
1. Demonstrate how symptoms can become solutions under proper conditions.
2. Describe how a creative state can unfold from a client's unique processes and patterns.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 04 - Beyond Calming Down: Hypnosis, Anxiety, and the Need for Action Over Avoidance - Lynn Lyons, LICSW
Hypnotic interventions can offer a cognitive shift toward tolerating uncertainty, positive expectancy, and a framework for taking action essential to helping the anxious person recover. Hypnosis is an opportunity to introduce and solidify these elements of active treatment.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 05 - Using Hypnosis in Brief Therapy - Stephen Lankton, MSW, DAHB
This demonstration will introduce hypno- sis into the process of ongoing therapy for the sake of illustrating a simple induction. The heightened internal concentration that results can be deepened and result in more effect concentration, resource retrieval, and experience reassociations aimed at rea
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 06 - Accessing & Utilizing Relationship and Contextual Information in Brief Therapy - Wendel Ray, PhD
The Communication Theory Based Family and Brief Therapy developed by the Palo Alto Group pioneered specific techniques for quickly comprehending relationship and contextual commands and constraints inherent in how people communication about the problem they are experiencing. This demonstration will reveal how a therapist uses listening and joining skills to identify and use messages implied about the relationship nexus of which the problem is a part to join and engender constructive change.
BT16 Clinical Demonstration 07 - Clinical Hypnosis as a Vehicle for Promoting Better Decisions - Michael Yapko, PhD
Too often our clients make poor decisions that serve to unnecessarily complicate their lives. In this clinical hypnosis session, the focus will be on using hypnosis to encourage a better quality of decision making in some area of the client's life.