Casebook of Clinical Hypnosis

Casebook of Clinical Hypnosis

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by Steven J. Lynn
     
 

ISBN-10: 1557983658

ISBN-13: 9781557983657

Pub. Date: 01/28/1996

Publisher: American Psychological Association

When is hypnosis brought into play with various theoretical and clinical approaches to psychotherapy? What does a hypnotherapist actually do on a case-by-case and a session-by-session basis? What specific strategies can be implemented? What are the scope and nature of the challenges that hypnotherapists and their clients face? What interpersonal issues emerge in

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When is hypnosis brought into play with various theoretical and clinical approaches to psychotherapy? What does a hypnotherapist actually do on a case-by-case and a session-by-session basis? What specific strategies can be implemented? What are the scope and nature of the challenges that hypnotherapists and their clients face? What interpersonal issues emerge in hypnotherapeutic treatment? The editors of the Casebook of Clinical Hypnosis have marshaled an impressive group of eminent hypnotherapists to consider these issues and to illustrate them with interesting and memorable cases from their own experience. Each chapter is devoted to the explication of clinical techniques and strategies, and many chapters contain transcripts of actual sessions and suggestions administered, thus providing readers with a window onto the world of clinicians' best hypnotherapeutic work with their clients. Contributing therapists offer the presenting background and assessment information of a client, the treatment rationale, the role of hypnosis within the treatment, outcome and follow-up data, and concluding commentary. Such client problems as eating disorders, depression, anxiety, personality disorders, enuresis, dissociative identity disorder, dysmennorhea, nicotine dependence, attentional deficit disorder, and the aftereffects of sexual abuse and rape are addressed. One of the unique features of the Casebook is a "clinical case conference" that illustrates how experts from very different traditions of clinical hypnotherapy conceptualize and treat a person with problems in living. The section presents a challenging case followed by commentaries of well-known clinicians who represent psychoanalytic psychotherapy, rational-emotive behavior therapy, multimodal therapy, and Ericksonian hypnosis.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781557983657
Publisher:
American Psychological Association
Publication date:
01/28/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
429
Product dimensions:
7.04(w) x 10.54(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

List of Contributorsxi
Prefacexvii
Part IIntroduction
1.Clinical Hypnosis: Assessment, Applications, and Treatment Considerations3
Part IIHypnotherapy with Adults
2.Cognitive-Behavioral Hypnotherapy for Phobic Anxiety33
3.Hypnosis in the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa51
4.A Brief Therapy Approach to the Use of Hypnosis in Treating Depression75
5.Hypnosis in the Treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder99
6.When All Else Fails: Hypnotic Exploration of Childhood Trauma113
7.Hypnotic Strategies For Somatoform Disorders131
8.Emotional Self-Regulation Therapy for Treating Primary Dysmenorrhea and Premenstrual Distress153
9.Hypnosis With a Borderline Patient173
10.The Treatment of a Case of Dissociative Identity Disorder193
11.Cognitive-Behavioral Hypnotherapy for Smoking Cessation: A Case Study in a Group Setting223
Part IIIHypnotherapy with Children and Adolescents
12.Narrative and Imaginative Storytelling: Hypnotherapy in the Treatment of a Sexually Abused Child251
13.Neurotherapy and Alert Hypnosis in the Treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder271
14.Hypnotherapy in the Treatment of Adolescent Enuresis293
Part IVA Clinical Case Conference: Ellen
Introduction to a Clinical Case Conference: The Case of Ellen311
15.A Psychoanalytically Informed Approach in the Case of Ellen317
16.Using Hypnosis in Rational-Emotive Behavior Therapy in the Case of Ellen335
17.Multimodal Treatment in the Case of Ellen349
18.The Use of Ericksonian Hypnotherapy in the Case of Ellen365
Part VConclusion
19.Maximizing Treatment Gains: Recommendations for the Practice of Clinical Hypnosis395
Author Index407
Subject Index415
About the Editors429

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Casebook of Clinical Hypnosis 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
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The companion book, Handbook of Clinical Hypnosis is advised before purchasing this book. Many of the cases draw on theories and articles in the handbook. However, it is very good as a stand alone choice. One nice touch is where one case is listed, and therapists with different approaches tell how they would deal with the case.