So Whose Therapy Am I Using, Anyhow?
Herbert S. Lustig
Herbert S. Lustig, M.D. (Albert Einstein College of Medicine), is a psychiatrist in the Philadelphia area and a distinguished member of the Ericksonian community. He is Clinical Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Temple University School of Medicine. He has produced two videotapes, The Artistry of Milton H. Erickson, M.D., and A Primer of Ericksonian Psychotherapy, and he is coauthor of Tea with Demons.
Lustig’s chapter is thought-provoking and his implicit message is timely. He challenges Ericksonian practitioners to define “whose therapy they are using.”
I am uncertain of what “Ericksonian” means. I’ve always used “Ericksonian” to denote what Milton H. Erickson, M.D., actually ...