The "Pointing Out Patterns" approach is a three-phase, nine-step process, which addresses the negative patterns of thinking and behavior that cause clients intrapsychic and interpersonal stress. The clinician rapidly observes and reveals these negative patterns, e.g., entitlement, intimidation, people-pleasing, etc., to the client, in a caring, supportive and straightforward manner, and assists the client in quickly diminishing, or eradicating negative patterns of thought and behavior.
Come to this experiential workshop and take home four mind/body “short cuts” which neutralize stress. Once patients become aware that they can reach for these techniques as needed, they can feel confident, empowered and resilient. You will learn these easy interventions which break into the spasm of stress and provide enormous relief.
During this workshop with live clinical demonstration, you will learn how to teach your patients ‘Hypnotic Scaling’ in one single session! Hypnotic Scaling is an auto-hypnotic technique to help your patient resolve any problem, stress, anxiety, depression, low self-esteem, … because they will learn how to move up (or down) on their unconscious state-dependent scale from zero to 10 at any moment.
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.
The majority of people who seek psychiatric care have histories of trauma, chaos or neglect. Advances in the neurosciences, attachment research and in information processing show how brain function is shaped by experience, and that life itself can continually transform perception and biology. Overwhelming experiences alter the capacity for selfregulation and memory processing due to changes in sub-cortical, i.e., “unconscious” levels of the brain.
Effective treatment of post-traumatic problems needs to include addressing the imprint of trauma on the physical experience of the self as helpless and in danger. Recovery needs to incorporate dealing with defensive efforts that helped ensure survival, incorporate physical experiences that contradict feelings and sensations associated with helplessness and disconnection, as well as an effective way of integrating fragmented memories of trauma. Experiencing physical mastery (as in yoga and specific body based techniques) often is necessary to initiate new ways of perceiving reality and promote new behavior patterns.
Evidence that the hourly and daily variations in our consciousness are related to the wavelike flow of messenger molecules operating on all levels from mind to gene will be reviewed. Stress, psychosomatic problems, and their resolution are a function of how we manage this wave nature of our consciousness. How do we create a new psychotherapy for the future that utilizes these natural windows of the mindbody?