Designed for participants with little or no previous exposure to Ericksonian hypnosis and psychotherapy, the course will familiarize attendees with essential tenets, terms, and principles of the approach. Topics covered include a historical perspective of Erickson’s work, important pre-hypnotic treatment considerations, and discussion of the typical course of a hypnotic session.
Experience video and didactic presentations comparing strikingly similar methods between eastern spirituality and Ericksonian approaches. Advaita teaches self-inquiry for recognition of that which is al-ready present as Ericksonian thinkers teach unconscious exploration for resources already attained. Learn the core concepts of each and how their integration can enhance therapist effectiveness, and create the space needed for personal development, wellness, and enrichment. Demonstration.
By utilizing hypnosis in supervision, supervisors can help supervisees tap into their resources and grow in confidence as therapists. This process of utilizing hypnosis in supervision can be a useful method to meet the standards for achieving the results that supervisors, supervisees, and clients seek. This process can be a very effective method in achieving coherence, strengthening the ability to be accountable, while helping form a clear map for directing supervision.
Depressive patients are described by Lynn Hoffman as Sleeping Giants, that cannot be awaken by powerful efforts, while they are ready to arouse because of the delicate stimulus of a child. The role played by the non-depressed family members in the development, as well as in the treatment of depression can be considered very relevant. Some useful principles for utilizing hypnosis with depressive individuals and families as well as clinical examples will be presented together with both specific techniques and specific pitfalls that can be expected in the course of the therapeutic process.
Ericksonian psychotherapy and hypnosis treatment (done in conjunction with the latest advances in medicine) of a multiple sclerosis (MS) case will be reported. Ten years later, medical reports show 95% recovery based on the evidence of the scanned images that will be presented as well as patient’s feed-back videos and a full description of the development of the illness and treatment.
This workshop will examine some of the most serious allegations raised against hypnosis, and some of the most controversial questions about it. In particular, we will discuss the following five topics: 1. Hypnosis and Death; 2. Hypnosis and Seduction; 3. Hypnosis and the Commission of Antisocial Acts; 4. Hypnosis and the Implantation of False Memories; and 5. Should Hypnosis Be Used to Interrogate or "Brainwash" Terrorists?