Developing Ericksonian Therapy

Book description

The volume presents the proceedings of the Third International Congress on Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Psychotherapy held in Phoenix, Arizona, December 3-7, 1986. The third Congress brought many new people to the Erickson movement. Approximately 1,800 attended, a striking indication of the continuing influence and growth in the therapeutic legacy of Milton H. Erickson.

Table of contents

  1. Cover
  2. Halftitle
  3. Title
  4. Copyright
  5. Dedication
  6. Contents
  7. Introduction
  8. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc.
  9. Faculty
  10. Section One: Principles
    1. Part I. Position Statements
      1. 1. What Makes Ericksonian Therapy So Effective?
      2. 2. The Irony of the Ericksonian Legend: The Power of Hypnosis
      3. 3. Ericksonian Psychotherapy Is the State of the Art: Suggestions for a Future Orientation
      4. 4. Strategic Therapy Revisited
      5. 5. Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Social Psychology
    2. Part II. The Utilization Approach to Strategic Therapy
      1. 6. Solution-Oriented Therapy: A Megatrend in Psychotherapy
      2. 7. Utilization: The Foundation of Solutions
    3. Part III. Overviews
      1. 8. The Psychobiology of Mind-Body Healing: The Vision and State of the Art
      2. 9. Motivation and the Multiple States of Trance
      3. 10. The Role of Language in Therapy
    4. Part IV. Becoming an Ericksonian
      1. 11. Erickson’s Wisdom Regarding Self-Hypnosis: Is This State a Necessary Part of the Art?
      2. 12. So Whose Therapy Am I Using, Anyhow?
      3. 13. Becoming an Ericksonian, Becoming Yourself: A Personal Perspective on Becoming an Ericksonian
    5. Part V. Individuation
      1. 14. The Patient’s Silent Rules
      2. 15. Individuation: Alone Together
  11. Section Two: Practice
    1. Part VI. Therapy Techniques
      1. 16. Task Assignments: Logical and Otherwise
      2. 17. A New Way of Motivating Clients to Carry Out Paradoxical Assignments: The Combination of the Paradoxical and the Congruent
      3. 18. A Multidimensional Approach to the Utilization of Therapeutic Metaphors for Children and Adolescents
    2. Part VII. The Utilization Approach
      1. 19. Symptom Phenomena as Trance Phenomena
      2. 20. An Ericksonian Phenomenological Approach to Therapeutic Hypnotic Induction and Symptom Utilization
    3. Part VIII. Tailoring Treatment
      1. 21. One Method for Designing Short-Term Intervention-Oriented Ericksonian Therapy
      2. 22. Naturalistic Techniques with the “Difficult” Patient
    4. Part IX. Marital and Family Therapy
      1. 23. Ericksonian Systems Approach
      2. 24. Human Sexuality, Hypnosis, and Therapy
      3. 25. Ericksonian Techniques in Family Therapy
      4. 26. Family Therapy with Adolescent Sex Offenders
    5. Part X. Training with Erickson
      1. 27. Reflections on Training by Erickson: The Mirror Within
      2. 28. Modeling and Role-Modeling: Ericksonian Techniques Applied to Physiological Problems
  12. Section Three
    1. Panel
      1. 29. How Milton H. Erickson Encouraged Individuality in His Children
  13. Section Four
    1. Invocation: Keynote Address
      1. 30. The Tools of the Therapist

Product information

  • Title: Developing Ericksonian Therapy
  • Author(s): Jeffrey K. Zeig, Stephen R. Lankton
  • Release date: June 2013
  • Publisher(s): Routledge
  • ISBN: 9781134847495