This course focuses on the client as a source of solutions. It will present three different ways to facilitate the emergence of a solution, and these will be illustrated with examples from Erickson's and the presenter's work. Participants will be given the opportunity to practice discriminating between the suitability of the three interventions and to apply one of them. Ownership of the solution carries with it a sense of confidence and independence for the client.
Appropriate hypnotic treatment planning can facilitate the process of moving through crisis into subsequent stages of health. Physiological issues of pain and discomfort can contribute greatly in the psychological distress in patients. Participants will learn the fundamentals of solution-focused treatment planning for health-challenged populations.
This workshop will demonstrate through lecture, videotapes case examples and practice exercises how a working knowledge of "language games" can allow therapists to appropriately, respectfully and effectively address emotions in the context of psychotherapy and conversely, how misuse of language could potentially lead to a variety of negative consequences including client disenfranchisement, disempowerment, reification of problems and iatrogenic symptoms.
This workshop reveals the psychological secrets of success of elite athletes and performing artists and makes them available to therapists working with clients who wish to bust slumps or achieve excellence in any aspect of their lives - work, play or romance. Learn the psychological tactics of Lance Armstrong, Willie Mays, John McEnroe, Ali, EMINEM and Dumbo, and then learn how to put them to work for your client using hypnotic, solution-focused, strategic protocols.
This experiential workshop will offer practical and respectful solution-focused techniques for working compassionately and effectively with angry, traumatized and involuntary clients who have been beaten up by life, illness, or addictions.
Milton H. Erickson, MD understood that "the conscious (thinking) mind doesn't do much of anything of much significance . . . while the unconscious mind is an infinite storehouse of dreams, potentials and solutions . . ." This short course will teach a brief, solution-focused, strategic, hypnotic approach to anxiety related disorders. Participants will learn to employ Ericksonian interventions including solution-focused questions, strategic task assignments, and formal/conversational hypnosis via live demonstration, experiential exercise and case studies.
Solution-oriented hypnosis derives from Erickson’s work and is concerned not with the origins of problems, but with accessing past, present and future resources to resolve problems. This session will demonstrate the assessment and treatment process involved in solution-oriented hypnosis.
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Milton Erickson’s notions of utilization and the development of expectations are the foundation of Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT). This therapeutic approach assists clients in utilizing their own re-sources and developing hope and expectancy of change to achieve their goals. This workshop will provide participants with an in-depth explanation of how SFBT helps clients by instilling hope and infusing an expectation of change in its core philosophy and therapeutic interventions.
The presentational will introduce a new and brief cognitive model for treating couples. It is a solution-focused model that proposes specific steps on how to differentiate types of love and how these impact an intimate relationship. The participants will develop strategies on how to effectively manage needs in an intimate relationship.