Strategic Communication

Course Description: 

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     Beginning Tuesday, November 3rd, Dr. Jeffrey Zeig will provide an online master class unlike any other. The class features a live demonstration of a therapy session in which Dr. Zeig will implement various strategies of experiential psychotherapy in front of the group. This set of four classes will focus on how to use strategic communication, which is one of the core competencies of Ericksonian therapy.

     Each class will be two hours in length. The first hour is a live clinical demonstration, and the second hour involves a breakdown and discussion of the techniques demonstrated.

     8 CE credits are available for select professions*. This course is for licensed clinicians, regardless of preferred theoretical orientation, and is an opportunity to grow professionally and personally.

     The classes will be conducted online through our Zoom video chat platform. Classes will be recorded and made available for registrants to review, along with a transcript of the session.


Interactive Master Class

Strategic Communication

$ 249

Early Bird Discount


  • Class 1 - Tuesday, November 3
    10am - 12pm PDT

  • Class 2 - Tuesday, November 10
    10am - 12pm PDT

  • Class 3 - Tuesday, November 17
    10am - 12pm PDT

  • Class 4 - Tuesday, November 24
    10am - 12pm PDT


Attendee Testimonials:

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe an experiential approach.
  2. List three experiential methods.
  3. Given a client devise an experiential treatment plan.
  4. Describe relevant research about experiential methods.
  5. Indicate benefits and limitations of the experiential approach.
  6. Describe the use of an experiential assessment.
  7. Given a patient describe how to effectively use metaphor.
  8. Describe the steps of strategic presentation.
  9. Describe the use of signification.
  10. Describe the use of the interspersal technique. 

Credit Information

  • A.C.C.M.E.
    The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
  • A.M.A.
    The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • A.P.A.
    The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • A.S.W.B.
    The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc, #1489, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 05/02/2018 – 05/02/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
  • B.R.N.
    The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc., is approved by the Board of Registered Nursing in California to offer continuing education for nurses (Provider no. CEP 9376). This program is eligible for a maximum of 8.0 contact hours.
  • FL L.C.S.W.
    The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling as a provider of continuing education (CE Provider #: 50-2008).
  • FL M.F.T.
    The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling as a provider of continuing education (CE Provider #: 50-2008).
  • N.A.S.W.
    This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886392793-3884) for 8 continuing education contact hours.
  • N.B.C.C.
    The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5056. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs
  • NY L.C.S.W.
    The Milton H. Erickson Foundation is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0304.
  • NY M.F.T.
    The Milton H. Erickson Foundation is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0052.
  • New York M.H.C.
    The Milton H. Erickson Foundation is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0116.

Licensees with the California Board of Behavioral Sciences:

  • The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc is approved to provide CE’s by the NBCC and the APA in the state of California. As of 7/1/15, California BBS accepts CE hours from CE providers approved by either the NBCC or the APA for all license types per Title 16 California Code of Regulations (16CCR) § 1887.4.1 and § 1887.4.3

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