Is Hypnosis Compatible with Non-Directive Process Work?

February 8, 2016 by  
Filed under Ericksonian Therapy

Throughout life, we find ourselves forced to make choices, “Do I choose A, or do I choose B?” And in most instances, it is a false dilemma. Dichotomous reasoning leads us to think, “If I do one, I cannot do the other.” Yet, often, we can do both. This is why Ericksonian practitioners are able […]

The Pull of Nostalgia & Empathy

July 4, 2014 by  
Filed under Cognitive Therapy

A parent’s capacity to raise a thoughtful, self-assured child depends on his/her capacity to respond empathically to that child. Much of the work that I am doing as a family therapist is designed to initiate and animate the empathic enterprise, since it is such a crucial component of healthy attachment between both generations. One of […]