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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.

All classes are held on Fridays from 10:30 AM-12:00 PM PST.

*Please note that Daylight Saving Time ends Nov 6, 2016. Arizona is on Pacific Standard Time until that date. After November 6th, Arizona will be on Mountain Standard Time.

Please register by October 1st, and arrange payment with Teresa Stratton Teresa@erickson-foundation.org

October 21, 2016 – Jeff Zeig

November 4, 2016– Brent Geary

December 2, 2016 – Lilian Borges

January 13, 2017 – Jeff Zeig

February 10, 2017 – Brent Geary

March 10, 2017 – Lilian Borges

CE APPROVALS

APA — 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.

NBCC — The Milton H. Erickson Foundation is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

ASCH — This 9.0 hour course titled Online Individualized Consultation is approved for credit toward  membership and certification requirements with the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis.

Jeff Zeig
Online Consultation 10:30 A.M.-12:00 NOON
Friday, October 21, 2016

Applications of Ericksonian therapy in the treatment of depression

Objectives:

  1. Describe the phenomenology of depression
  2. Given a patient describe how to intervene using tasks
  3. Describe a method for creating a “map” as an assessment device

Brent Geary
Online Consultation 10:30 A.M.-12:00 NOON
Friday, November 4, 2016 – Last Class before Daylight Savings Change**

Applications of Hypnosis in Management of Pain

Objectives

  1. Describe three basic approaches in which hypnosis can be utilized in pain management.
  2. Discuss the importance of the concept of tolerance in pain management.
  3. Cite important considerations in working with other professionals in pain cases.

Lilian Borges
Online Consultation 10:30 A.M.-12:00 NOON *Please note DST change
Friday, December 2, 2016
Two classes will focus on teaching about advanced utilization, demonstration and supervision.

Students will be able to bring cases to discuss and ask question about how to integrate hypnosis in their own practice in each class.

Objectives:

  1. Utilize something from the patient or the environment to achieve the goals in therapy or in hypnosis
  2. Indicate how to incorporate utilization to treat couples and relationship issues.
  3. Provide rationale on whether of not to incorporate hypnosis in therapy.

 

Jeff Zeig        
Online Consultation 10:30 A.M.-12:00 NOON
Friday, January 13, 2017

Applications of Ericksonian therapy in the treatment of trauma

Objectives:

  1. Indicate the three primary categories of symptoms in PTSD
  2. Describe the hypnotic approach that can be used to ameliorate symptoms
  3. Describe a four stage model for treating PTSD

Brent Geary
Online Consultation 10:30 A.M.-12:00 NOON
Friday, February 10, 2017

Integrations of Hypnotic Methods in Treatment of Anxiety

Objectives

  1. List the three primary “targets” in therapy of anxiety.
  2. Discuss the relevance of the term “relax” to anxiety patients.
  3. Demonstrate the manner in which helpful breathing can be taught to anxiety patients

 

Lilian Borges
Online Consultation 10:30 A.M.-12:00 NOON *Please note DST change
Friday, March 10, 2017

Advanced Utilization

Two classes will focus on teaching about advanced utilization, demonstration and supervision. Students will be able to bring cases to discuss and ask question about how to integrate hypnosis in their own practice in each class.

Objectives:

  1. Utilize something from the patient or the environment to achieve the goals in therapy or in hypnosis
  2. Indicate how to incorporate utilization to treat couples and relationship issues.
  3. Provide rationale on whether of not to incorporate hypnosis in therapy.