Three specific techniques are universally valuable in brief therapy: utilization, experience resource retrieval, experiential-based imagery rehearsal. This workshop provides an exposure to these concepts and techniques with clear examples and demonstrations. Participants should find numerous ways to enhance their brief therapy practice in any setting and with all populations of clients.To list the essential aspects of the utilization approach for reducing resistance across multiple settings.
Self-Image Thinking (SIT) is one of the cognitive—experiential interventions that every therapist will find useful for almost every client. The 'Tools of Intention' are best seen as techniques of positive-oriented psychotherapy. They can be practiced in therapy with or without hypnosis. These tools are protocols taken from an analysis of how minds already function but with an important twist: The protocols rely upon the cognitive experiential mechanisms can be used in harmony with both conscious and unconscious thoughts and feelings.
Self-Image Thinking (SIT) is a term Lankton coined in 1979 for a cognitive-emotional intervention he uses with clients. SIT is a cognitive-affective rehearsal of experience and behavior that takes advantage of the neurological motto: "What fires together, wires together." This workshop will cover both the SIT protocol and various therapeutic uses of the intervention.