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Developing Ericksonian Therapy
by Stephen R. Lankton, Jeffrey K. Zeig
Release Date: June 2013
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Published in 1988, Developing Ericksonian Therapy is a valuable contribution to the field of Psychotherapy.
Table of Contents
The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc.
Section One: Principles
Part I. Position Statements
1. What Makes Ericksonian Therapy So Effective?
2. The Irony of the Ericksonian Legend: The Power of Hypnosis
3. Ericksonian Psychotherapy Is the State of the Art: Suggestions for a Future Orientation
4. Strategic Therapy Revisited
5. Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Social Psychology
Part II. The Utilization Approach to Strategic Therapy
6. Solution-Oriented Therapy: A Megatrend in Psychotherapy
7. Utilization: The Foundation of Solutions
Part III. Overviews
8. The Psychobiology of Mind-Body Healing: The Vision and State of the Art
9. Motivation and the Multiple States of Trance
10. The Role of Language in Therapy
Part IV. Becoming an Ericksonian
11. Erickson’s Wisdom Regarding Self-Hypnosis: Is This State a Necessary Part of the Art?
12. So Whose Therapy Am I Using, Anyhow?
13. Becoming an Ericksonian, Becoming Yourself: A Personal Perspective on Becoming an Ericksonian
Part V. Individuation
14. The Patient’s Silent Rules
15. Individuation: Alone Together
Section Two: Practice
Part VI. Therapy Techniques
16. Task Assignments: Logical and Otherwise
17. A New Way of Motivating Clients to Carry Out Paradoxical Assignments: The Combination of the Paradoxical and the Congruent
18. A Multidimensional Approach to the Utilization of Therapeutic Metaphors for Children and Adolescents
Part VII. The Utilization Approach
19. Symptom Phenomena as Trance Phenomena
20. An Ericksonian Phenomenological Approach to Therapeutic Hypnotic Induction and Symptom Utilization
Part VIII. Tailoring Treatment
21. One Method for Designing Short-Term Intervention-Oriented Ericksonian Therapy
22. Naturalistic Techniques with the “Difficult” Patient
Part IX. Marital and Family Therapy
23. Ericksonian Systems Approach
24. Human Sexuality, Hypnosis, and Therapy
25. Ericksonian Techniques in Family Therapy
26. Family Therapy with Adolescent Sex Offenders
Part X. Training with Erickson
27. Reflections on Training by Erickson: The Mirror Within
28. Modeling and Role-Modeling: Ericksonian Techniques Applied to Physiological Problems
29. How Milton H. Erickson Encouraged Individuality in His Children
Invocation: Keynote Address
30. The Tools of the Therapist