- Topic Areas:
- Hypnosis | Fundamentals of Hypnosis | Workshop
- Brief Therapy Conference | Brief Therapy Conference 2012
- Brent Geary, PhD
- Audio Only
- Original Program Date :
- Dec 08, 2012
One of Erickson’s landmark contributions to hypnosis was his introduction of indirection as a therapeutic approach. This final section of the training explores the ways in which anecdotes, metaphors, and other indirect methods can be utilized.
- Differentiate anecdote and metaphor.
- Define “indirect suggestion.”
- Discuss indirections and contraindications for indirect methods in clinical hypnosis.
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Brent B. Geary, Ph.D. is a psychologist in private practice in Phoenix, Arizona. Since 1988, he has also been the Director of Training for the Milton H. Erickson Foundation. Dr. Geary has presented internationally on Ericksonian topics since 1991 and throughout most of the United States. He is coeditor of two books with Jeffrey K. Zeig, Ph,D., The Handbook of Ericksonian Psychotherapy and The Letters of Milton H. Erickson.