Ericksonian Psychotherapy Is the State of the Art: Suggestions for a Future Orientation
Richard E. Dimond
Richard E. Dimond, Ph.D. (Kent State University), is in independent practice and consultation in Springfield, Illinois. He is also an adjunct professor at Southern Illinois University School of Medicine. Dimond has coauthored an introductory psychology text and written a number of publications on hypnosis, eclectic psychotherapy, and psychotherapy training.
In this chapter he presents some challenging issues facing practitioners of an Ericksonian approach. We are indebted to him for reminding us that Erickson was not merely a superb clinician; he was a clinical scientist. He emphasizes the importance of a future orientation toward ...