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Book Reviews

Evocation: Enhancing the Psychotherapeutic Encounter

Reviewed by John D. Lentz D. Min, Shepherdsville, KY With a foreword written by Erving Polster, readers can anticipate that Jeffrey Zeig has created yet another useful and cutting-edge book for psychotherapists. Not only will you learn how to evocatively communicate, you will also discover truths about psychotherapy and communication that will be useful in Read More

The Beginner’s Mind The Collected Works of Milton H. Erickson Volume 16 – Creative Choice in Hypnosis

Review by Richard Hill MA, MEd, MBMSc, DPC It feels a bit strange to write about the last volume in the 16-volume set of The Collected Works of Milton H. Erickson. For six years, I have reviewed these volumes for this newsletter’s regular feature, The Beginner’s Mind. I have not only explored each volume for Read More

Milton Erickson's Canoe Diary

Shortly after graduating from high school, Milton Erickson developed polio and hovered near death. Three years later, in June 1922 he undertook from his home in Wisconsin a canoe trip down the Mississippi River the purpose of which was to improve his strength and health. The canoe trip ended on August 1922, and Erickson accomplished his mission.

Read Erickson’s Diary Here.