Jeffrey Zeig — Ericksonian Hypnosis: Advanced Techniques for Beginners
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Ericksonian Hypnosis: Advanced Techniques for Beginners
August 5-9, 2019
Hypnosis is the fundamental paradigm for an experiential approach—hypnosis is the source from which psychotherapy originated. What is hypnosis? What is the Ericksonian difference? How can I help patients elicit a constructive trance (or therapeutic) experience? How can I more powerfully present ideas and concepts? How can I take experiential methods from hypnosis and apply them to improve my practice without the necessity of formal trance? This workshop answers these questions and more.
You will discover how to elicit a trance state and learn its essential elements from an Ericksonian perspective. You will enhance responsiveness and compliance through the application of novel assessment criteria based on the client’s values. Powerful hypnotic language forms can be tailored so that a trance (and therapy) is developed in the most appropriate and efficient way for each patient. You will see demonstration inductions and work in small groups. Videotapes of Milton Erickson at work will be shown and discussed. This course is for practitioners from all schools of therapy and all levels of practice.
To describe the three-stage "skeleton" of an Ericksonian induction sequence.
To describe the use of inferential methods.
Given a patient's problem, indicate an evocative brief therapy approach.
Essentials of Ericksonian Induction
Learn the Erickson Foundation “states” model, an easy-to-use format for eliciting trance. Experience hypnosis in small group practice sessions. See demonstration inductions. Extract principles applicable to the treatment of depression and anxiety independent of formal trance.
The Grammar of Hypnosis
Hypnosis uses a specialized, poetic grammar to elicit adaptive concepts and states that also can be used to empower therapeutic interventions. Lecture, demonstration, practice.
View video of Milton Erickson from the Erickson Foundation Archives. See the Master in action. Practice state-of-the-art methods.
Learn a commonsense assessment format that allows practitioners to immediately develop a treatment plan. Apply the method to improving hypnotic inductions.
Essentials of Ericksonian Therapy
Treatment Planning. Experience a complete session of hypnotherapy. Learn how to meld assessment and intervention.
What our alumni are saying:
"I enjoyed the extraordinary expertise and kindness of Dr. Zeig. This was a very rich experience, both personally and professionally."
"I enjoyed Dr. Zeig's workshop and the depth of his knowledge and the breadth of his creativity."
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An application has been submitted for consideration of 15 General CE credits for this course.