TITLE

Ericksonian Hypnosis: A Dialogue with Charles Citrenbaum, Mark King, and William Cohen

AUTHOR(S)
Morgan, Lewis B.; O'Neill, Alice
PUB. DATE
October 1986
SOURCE
Journal of Counseling & Development;Oct86, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p86
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Interview
ABSTRACT
The article presents an interview with Charles Citrenbaum, Mark King, and William Cohen, who are authors, hypnotherapists, and educators par excellence. They discuss about a variety of topics, including Milton H. Erickson, the "Father of Clinical Hypnosis", hypnosis, and effective clinical practice. Over the past decade or so, interest in the psychotherapeutic work of Milton H. Erickson has grown by many to be the most influential, proficient, and innovative hypnotherapist of all time. He founded the American Society of Clinical Hypnosis and served as the editor of its journal for 10 years, His work was studied by and provided a strong influence for Gregory Bateson, John Weakland, Paul Watzlawick, and Jay Haley, Institute in Palo Alto, California; Richard Bandler and John Grinder, the founders of neurolinguistic programming; and countless numbers of outstanding hypnotherapists. On asking about metaphors in therapy Charles Citrenbaum said, "Metaphors are an effective way of bypassing, a client's conscious resistance and communicating indirectly with the unconscious resources for therapeutic change.
ACCESSION #
4980619

 

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