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The Answer Within: A Clinical Framework Of Ericksonian Hypnotherapy
     

The Answer Within: A Clinical Framework Of Ericksonian Hypnotherapy

by Stephen R. Lankton, Carol H. Lankton
 

ISBN-10: 0876303203

ISBN-13: 9780876303207

Pub. Date: 02/01/1983

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

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First published in 1983. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780876303207
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/01/1983
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgement xi

Preface xiii

Part 1 Background and Diagnosis 1

1 The Historical Framework 3

History of therapeutic hypnosis 3

Indirection 7

Unconscious and conscious 8

Utilization 10

2 Principles of Treatment: The Attitudinal Framework 11

Internal maps 12

Best choice 13

Theories are not the client 14

Respect all messages 15

Teach choice 16

Resources lie within 18

Meet clients at their model 18

Flexibility 21

Can't not communicate 22

Reduce to component bits 23

Outcomes at psychological level 25

3 The Diagnostic Framework 28

A systems and transactional approach 28

Etiology of the social map 32

An experiential map 34

Symptoms and the map of the social network 34

Parameters of the client-system 36

A case of stomach ulcer 46

The case of a child abuser 56

4 Metaphor: The Cognitive Framework 66

Paradox 66

Hybrids of comparison 78

Frame changes 79

Perceptual changes 81

Behavioral changes 82

Affect changes 83

Drama in metaphor 85

Dramatic theme and therapeutic outcomes 87

Metaphoric treatment: transcript 92

Transcript of Erickson's embedded metaphor 112

Ideomotor response and client feedback 124

Symbols and concepts in the dramas 126

Part 2 Induction and Resources 129

5 Induction and Indirection: The Interpersonal Framework 131

Safeguards and ill effects 132

Attitude and confidence 133

Social foundations of hypnotic language 134

Conscious/unconscious dissociation 141

The flow of induction 142

Delivery 153

The complete induction 156

Varieties of indirect suggestion 159

Indirect suggestion transcript 172

6 The Resources and Trance Phenomena Framework 178

Case transcript and analysis 184

Strategic use of trance phenomena 211

Trance phenomena in nonhypnotic therapies 224

Part 3 Multiple Embedded Metaphor 245

7 The Multiple Embedded Metaphor Framework 247

Induction 249

Matching metaphor 249

Metaphors to retrieve resources 250

Direct work on core issue 251

Linking resources to social network 253

Ending matching metaphor 254

Reorienting to waking state 255

Case examples 255

A case of obesity and immature personality 258

A case of pelvic pain 280

A case of acute hysterical anxiety 291

8 Self-image Thinking: The Anticipation Framework 312

Erickson's emphasis on self-image 312

Resolution of unconscious emotional conflict 320

Self-image thinking 325

Direct work patterns 331

9 The Force of Closure 345

Terminating therapy 345

Mountains and elephants 351

Bibliography 355

Index 361

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