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Unreasonably Rationality

By Richard Landis, Ph.D. Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes, 28 seconds  Sue was a 27-year-old, single woman who was intelligent and valued self-awareness. She came to therapy after her roommate told her that she needed therapy because she was “far too rational to be real.” She was able to see everyone’s perspective and rarely got Read More

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The Resistant Frog: A Metaphoric Approach to Immobilization

By Norma Barretta, Ph.D.& Philip Barretta, M.A Estimated Reading Time: 4 minutes, 57 seconds Mildred, a fifty-five-year-old woman, was referred for therapy after the death of her husband of 29 years. She finds herself immobilized, unable to make decisions about the slightest facet of her life. Mildred describes herself as depressed about her inability to Read More

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Depression or Depletion?

By Gary Ruelas, D.O., Ph.D. Ericksonian Integrative Medical Institute of Orange County Orange, California Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes, 36 seconds  We are often presented with a patient who complains of what appears to be mild depression or general fatigue. Both of these terms have significant overlap, and in reality they may be difficult to Read More

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The Lady in Black and I

By María Pía Allende Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes, 52 seconds I am from Argentina, and my first encounter with hypnosis was watching Tusam, a stage hypnotist who swallowed glass and put a dog in trance. I was the executive director of MRI when we added Ericksonian hypnosis to our international externship program. Dr. Eric Read More

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