Altering Mindsets in Addition to Altering States of Consciousness

September 14, 2015 by  
Filed under Ericksonian Therapy

Those who use hypnosis for clinical problem solving are often trained in the observation and management of states of consciousness. While changes in consciousness can help produce new opportunities for learning and performance on therapeutic tasks, it is a change in mindset that governs the overall response of a person to his or her life. When […]

Is Your Greatest Liability also Your Greatest Asset?

April 3, 2013 by  
Filed under Soapbox

What happens if you ask a child to look into an empty box and just pretend that something is there? In an interesting series of experiments, some children were asked to pretend that a puppy dog was in the box. As part of the experiment, the researcher was called out of the room, after which […]