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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Jeffrey K. Zeig, PhD Director: The Milton H. Erickson Foundation Telephone: 602-956-6196 Cell Phone: 602-684-1918 Web site: www.evolutionofpsychotherapy.com Email: jeff@erickson-foundation.org

Location: Anaheim Venue: Convention Center, Anaheim Hilton and Marriott Dates: December 13-17, 2017

THE EVOLUTION OF PSYCHOTHERAPY: A CONFERENCE

International experts assemble to describe state-of-the-art methods used to solve problems in behavioral health and relationships.

This conference is an unparalleled opportunity for interviews and in-depth coverage of the problems that challenge contemporary culture, including trauma, anxiety, depression, and marital problems. Faculty members are authors who are commonly featured on national media. They have written some of the most important, best-selling books that appear on self-help and professional bookshelves worldwide.

The Evolution of Psychotherapy Conference is organized by The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, established in 1979 in Phoenix, Arizona. It is the world’s largest meeting for mental health professionals. Estimated attendance for 2017 is more than 8,000 professionals from 50 countries. Advances in the art and science of psychotherapy will be presented. Keynote speakers include Tipper Gore, Robert Sapolsky, Philip Zimbardo, and Antonio Damasio. Also: Aaron Beck, Salvador Minuchin, Martin Seligman, and Irv Yalom. Held every four years, the Evolution Conferences have been covered by TIME magazine, The New York Times and Los Angeles Times.

### For information or interviews, contact Jeffrey K. Zeig, PhD. Jeff@Erickson-Foundation.org

Participants in this online seminar will view historical videos of master therapists treating clients. Jeffrey Zeig will discuss their methods and indicate applications for improving clinical practice. The 90-minute class will be interactive. Students should view the hour-long videos prior to the class.

Experts to be featured: Carl Rogers, Carl Whitaker, Aaron Beck, Albert Ellis, Erving Polster, Robert and Mary Goulding, Otto Kernberg, Zerka Moreno, Sue Johnson, and Jeffrey Zeig

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 The purpose of the consultation class is to provide a small-group interactive experience for experienced therapists who want to learn advanced techniques of Ericksonian psychotherapy and hypnosis. The format will consist of lecture, demonstration, case discussion, and experiential exercises. Attendees will improve their competence in Ericksonian theory and practice.

Enrollment is limited to 24 participants. Prerequisites include Fundamental, Intermediate and Advanced Intensives in Phoenix, and licensed health professionals. Classes are held monthly for 6 months.

The classes will be video recorded for participants only. All students will receive a link to download the video, whether or not you are present for the session. The platform used is www.Zoom.us. You will have a live, on line presence. We may have a bulletin board for attendees to share information and ask questions.

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