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Module 1: Ericksonian Approaches to Brief Hypnotic Psychotherapy – Fundamental Training

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Objectives

Week 1: Fundamentals of Hypnotic Induction: Observational Processes & The Language of Suggestion

  1. Present the roles of utilization and indirection in the context of the Ericksonian model of brief hypnotic psychotherapy.
  2. Utilize a variety of truisms as part of the hypnotic language patterns during hypnotic induction of clients.
  3. Communicate the primary ways the hypnotic constellation is used in hypnotic psychotherapy with clients.
Week 2: Fundamental Induction Continued: The Language of Suggestion
  1. Articulate specific reasons why indirect and permissive language is effective during the induction phase of hypnotic psychotherapy with clients.
  2. Appraise the use of the various dimensions of experience in which hypnotic subjects can be absorbed to facilitate the elicitation of trance during hypnotic psychotherapy.
Week 3: Hypnotic Phenomena
  1. Characterize the hypnotic phenomena according to their effect on creating, deleting, or distorting experiences for clients.
  2. Determine the manner in which age regression can be utilized in induction with clients to create experiences.
Week 4: Utilization
  1. Evaluate the ways clinicians can use “utilization” including incorporation, ratification, and positive attribution as the basis of therapeutic trance development with clients.
  2. Utilize characteristics and resistance in trance induction with clients during hypnotic psychotherapy.
Week 5: The Phenomenology of Hypnosis
  1. Utilize the phenomenological characteristics of hypnosis to advance trance with a hypnosis client.
  2. Analyze the ARE method of the Ericksonian Elicitation Model as it applies to hypnotic psychotherapy with clients.
Week 6: The Language of Hypnosis
  1. Analyze the role of indirect forms of language in facilitating responsiveness to hypnosis in clients.
  2. Implement paraverbal techniques to enhance the delivery of hypnotic communication during hypnotic psychotherapy.
Week 7: Indirection
  1. Provide a rationale for the utilization of indirect suggestion techniques in eliciting trace for therapeutic purposes.
  2. Utilize metaphors and anecdotes in story telling to help clients shift their perspective during hypnotic psychotherapy.
Week 8: Treatment Planning & Integration
  1. Communicate the indications and contradictions for the clinical use of hypnosis.
  2. Ascertain the importance of clinical supervision and/or consultation when utilizing hypnosis in psychotherapy.

Outline

  • Fundamentals of Hypnotic Induction
    • Observational Processes
    • The Language of Suggestion
  • Hypnotic Phenomena
  • Utilization
  • The Phenomenology of Hypnosis
  • The Language of Hypnosis
  • Indirection
  • Treatment Planning & Integration

Copyright : 07/10/2017

Module 2: Ericksonian Approaches to Brief Hypnotic Psychotherapy – Intermediate Training

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Objectives

Week 1: ADVANCED PATTERNS OF ERICKSONIAN INDUCTION

  1. Evaluate various central dynamic hypnotic phenomena during the hypnotic induction phase of hypnotic psychotherapy.
  2. Employ a hypnotic induction approach in session that emphasizes client control.
Week 2: A PROCESS MODEL OF ERICKSONIAN PSYCHOTHERAPY
  1. Formulate a realistic goal and treatment plan for a Ericksonian psychotherapy session.
  2. Implement isomorphic and complementary interventions into a hypnotic session that utilize positive hallucination and age regression to help improve clinical outcomes.
Week 3: TREATMENT PLANNING IN HYPNOSIS
  1. Develop a thorough assessment plan relevant of hypnotic treatment of clients.
  2. Present the potential role of hypnotic phenomena in conceptualizing clinical problems.
Week 4: PAIN MANAGEMENT
  1. Determine three uses of hypnotic phenomena and clinical implications for pain management.
  2. Practice the elicitation of glove anesthesia in a hypnotic process.
Week 5: HABIT CONTROL
  1. Employ hypnotic inductions with clients to help improve smoking cessation outcomes.
  2. Develop a treatment plan for habit control that includes hypnosis.
Week 6: TAILORING
  1. Devise an Ericksonian induction for a given patient with a diagnostic concern.
  2. Establish how “tailoring” the hypnotic approach generates treatment that is specific to each client.
Week 7: MEDICAL HYPNOSIS
  1. Analyze the implications of hypnosis in the treatment of various physical illnesses.
  2. Practice the self-hypnosis technique to help reduce symptoms of physical illnesses.
Week 8: ADVANCED INDIRECTION
  1. Evaluate five “themes” that can be utilized to generate therapeutic stories.
  2. Determine occasions when indirection is contraindicated.
Week 9: INTEGRATION
  1. Analyze the importance of supervision and/or consultation in the ongoing acquisition of hypnotic expertise.
  2. Assess factors in determining when to use hypnosis versus other treatments in relation to assessment and treatment planning.
  3. Analyze considerations related to the utilization of hypnosis in treatment of personality disorders.

Outline

  • Advanced Patterns of Ericksonian Induction
  • A Process Model of Ericksonian Psychotherapy
    • Direct and Indirect Methods
    • Assessment in Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Hypnosis
    • Integration of Values into Ericksonian Hypnosis and Psychotherapy
  • Treatment Planning in Hypnosis
  • Application of Hypnosis for Pain Management
    • Neurophysiology of Pain Perception and Hypnotic Analgesia
  • Habit Control
    • Assessment and Strategies
  • Tailoring
  • Medical Hypnosis
    • Strategies for physical illness and surgical procedures
  • Advanced Indirection
  • Integration

Copyright : 07/17/2017

Module 3: Ericksonian Approaches to Brief Hypnotic Psychotherapy – Advanced Training

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Objectives

Week 1: The Metamodel of Psychotherapy & The Process of Ericksonian Therapy

  1. Communicate the primary question associated with each choice point in psychotherapy as it relates to clinical treatment
  2. Implement the five choice points into client therapy
  3. Articulate the historical basis of the therapist and hypnotherapy to guide hypnotic psychotherapy practices
Week 2: Confusion Technique & Amnesia
  1. Analyze the Confusion Technique as a destabilization technique used in hypnotic psychotherapy
  2. Articulate the guidelines for eliciting amnesia with clients during sessions
Week 3: Using Anecdotes in Therapy
  1. Communicate and simulate the methods of eliciting amnesia with a client in a clinical setting
  2. Articulate the importance of therapist orientation and “orienting-towards” the client in hypnotherapy
Week 4: Therapist Development
  1. Articulate methods of utilizing storytelling with clients during hypnotic psychotherapy for hypnosis induction
  2. Simulate storytelling as a hypnotic induction technique to use in the clinical setting
Week 5: Therapist Development Part 2
  1. Analyze concepts of perceptiveness and acuity as they relate to hypnotic psychotherapy
  2. Analyze multiple forms of acuity in hypnotherapy that can be used in the clinical setting
Week 6: Hypnotic Language
  1. Appraise interpersonal components that elicit response from clients during hypnotic psychotherapy sessions
  2. Consider the rationale for using indirect suggestions and binds during hypnotic psychotherapy
  3. Simulate indirect suggestion and binds with a client to be used in a clinical setting
Week 7: The Art and Science of Impact
  1. Articulate three methods of impact from the arts that can be applied in hypnotic psychotherapy
  2. Explore methods from the arts that can affect treatment, for a given patient’s problem or solution
Week 8: Advanced Techniques of Psychotherapy IV: Resilience, An Experimental Approach
  1. Explore resilience and the components of the resilient state as they apply to hypnotic psychotherapy
  2. Articulate the concept of attunement and its place in clinical hypnosis
Week 9: Making Therapy Visually Alive
  1. Apply hypnotic techniques to client treatment
  2. Communicate the concepts of knowing and responsibility within hypnotherapy
  3. Apply concept of responsibility to creating a hypnotic trance during a client session

Outline

  • The Metamodel of Psychotherapy
    • The Erickson Diamond
    • Choice Points in Psychotherapy
  • The Process of Ericksonian Therapy
    • The Evolution of Therapy
    • Hypnotic Approaches
  • Confusion Technique
    • Destabilization
    • Methods
      • Hard Confusion
      • Soft destabilization
  • Amnesia
    • Amnesia as a Hypnotic Phenomena
    • Amnesia Techniques
    • Using Anecdotes in Therapy
      • Therapist orientation
    • Therapist Development
      • Storytelling as Induction Technique
      • Perceptiveness and Acuity
    • Hypnotic Language
      • Direct Suggestion
      • Indirect Suggestions
    • The Art and Science of Impact
      • Emotional Impact
      • Themes to Experience and Explore in an Experiential Presentation
    • Advanced Techniques for Psychotherapy IV
      • Resilience, An Experimental Approach
    • Making Therapy Visually Alive
      • Responsibility within Hypnotherapy

Copyright : 07/24/2017