This 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 First International Congress on Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Psychotherapy was held December 4–8, 1980, also in Phoenix. Milton H. Erickson was a member of the organizing committee of that Congress, and one of the purposes of the meeting was to give him an opportunity to see the impact of his work. Unfortunately, Erickson died eight and one-half months prior to the meeting. The proceedings of the first Congress were published in Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Psychotherapy (Brunner/Mazel, 1982).
Whereas the first Congress was organized ...