BT14 Short Course 20 - How to Become Smart Enough to Know When to Stop Thinking: A Brief, Ericksonian Approach to Treating Anxiety, Depression and Trauma - Joseph Dowling, MS, LPC
Milton H. Erickson, M.D. understood that the conscious (thinking) mind is where symptoms are frequently created and cultivated while the subconscious mind is a limitless storehouse of healing energies, potentials, and solutions. This short course will describe a deceptively simple, Ericksonian approach to becoming powerfully calm. Live demonstrations, experiential zone exercises, and case studies will be facilitated to teach how solution-focused questions, strategic interventions, and formal/conversational hypnotherapy effectively treat anxiety, depression, and trauma.
BT14 Short Course 21 - New Brief Therapy Approach from Trauma to Triumph - John Lentz, DMin
This new advanced brief therapy approach uses positive double binds to do intentionally what happens naturally when everything seems to go right. It transforms trauma’s rigid thinking and can greatly assist your clients to heal, make better decisions and believe more positively in themselves and their future.
BT14 Short Course 22 - Merging Reality Therapy and Ericksonian Principles: Replacing the Effects of Trauma, Depression, and Anxiety - Robert Wubbolding, EdD
A demonstration and a 12-minute DVD illustrate how to assist clients to make effective choices satisfying their needs, especially power or inner control. Merging reality therapy with Ericksonian principles helps clients discover and choose alternatives to the manifestations of past trauma, the pain of powerlessness due to anxiety and depression.
BT14 Short Course 23 - "When You Can Explain It Simply" Understanding and Treating Anxiety, Depression, and Trauma - Virgil Hayes, DO, MSW
There are multiple explanations and theories to explain the creation of anxiety, depression and trauma creation. Many emphasize pathology, permanence of conditions and use multi-syllable words and encourage medical interventions to treat symptoms. This paradigm is often not effective for improving the lives of individuals treated. This course looks at non-medical underpinnings to conceptualize the creation of anxiety, depression and trauma.
BT14 Topical Panel 02 - Post Traumatic Disorders - Francine Shapiro, PhD, Bill O’Hanlon, MS, and Bessel van der Kolk, MD
Compare and contrast clinical philosophical perspectives of experts.
BT14 Workshop 18 - An Introduction to the Therapeutic Hypnosis of Milton H. Erickson, MD as an Evidence-Based Cognitive Behavior Therapy for Treating Anxiety, Depression and Trauma - Ernest Rossi, PhD, Kathryn Rossi, PhD, and Roxanna Erickson-Klein, PhD
Ernest Rossi, PhD, Roxanna Erickson-Klein and Kathryn Rossi review the case work of Milton H. Erickson, MD in counseling, psychotherapy, therapeutic hypnosis and rehabilitation as evidence-based cognitive behavior therapy to treat anxiety, depression and trauma. This experiential workshop explores the timeless nature of the work of Milton H. Erickson, who substantially influenced the manner that psychotherapy is practiced in the 21 century.
BT16 Short Course 28 - Watch your Language! Taking Anxiety, Depression, Anxiety, Depression, and Trauma Treatment to the Next Level - Virgil Hayes, DO, MSW
There are many explanations and theories to explain the creation of anxiety, depression and trauma. Unfortunately, many emphasize pathology, permanence of symptoms, and bio-physiological paradigms to explain. This paradigm is often not effective for improving the lives of individuals treated. This course looks at the non-medical underpinnings to conceptualize the creation of anxiety, depression and trauma. This conceptualization when understood by the clinician; makes them a better facilitator and co-creator in the treatment process. A natural, holistic understanding also empowers the clinician and client and moves all parties involved closer to health.
Couples therapy is often complicated and delicate when one partner has suffered childhood sexual abuse. The needs of both partners must be honored though one partner’s dream may be the other partner’s nightmare. This workshop describes the details of applying Gottman Method Couples Therapy to a case involving one partner’s history of severe sexual abuse.
CC13 Workshop 02 - When Society Loses Control: Attachment, Trauma, and a Developmental Process of Couple and Family Addiction and Recovery - Stephanie Brown, PHD
What is the process of “normal” couple and family recovery in the context of cultural loss of control? We will define addiction as a traumatic disorder of attachment for individuals and the family. We will review the Family Recovery Research Project, with an emphasis on the couple, outlining the stages of active addiction and recovery and the key themes and tasks of development that arise, along with the implications for couples therapy at every stage when the culture remains chronically stressed, chaotic and FAST.