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Table of Contents

1. The Elements of Solution-Oriented Hypnosis
Introinduction
Traditional vs. Ericksonian Approaches to Induction
The Utilization Approach
Permission/Validation/Observation/Utilization
Evocation vs. Suggestion: The Naturalistic Approach
Presupposition/Implication/Contextual Cues
Matching
Description
Permissive and Empowering Words
Audiotape Example #1: Milton Erickson-Basic Induction
Splitting
Linking
Interspersal
The Confusion Technique

2. Demonstration, Exercises, and Examples of Induction
Demonstration #1: Basic Induction
Videotape Example #1: Milton Erickson-Induction with Presupposition
Videotape Example #2: Milton Erickson - Induction by Evocation
Exercise #1: Induction with Permission and Splitting
Audiotape Example #3: Milton Erickson-Induction with Permission and Splitting
Exercise #2: Using Analogies and Anecdotes to Induce Trance

3. Trance Phenomena: Getting Your Hands on the Control Knob of Experience
Demonstration #2: Eliciting Trance Phenomena
Videotape Example #3: Milton Erickson-Hand/Arm Levitation (1958)
Videotape Example #4: Milton Erickson-Hand/Arm Levitation (1975)
Exercise #3: Fishbowl Induction and Levitation

4. Why Use Trance?
Exercise #4: Evoking Hand and Arm Levitation

5. The Class of Problems/Class of Solutions Model

6. Treating Survivors of Sexual Abuse

Videotape Example #5: Bill O'Hanlon-Hypnotherapy for Sexual Abuse Aftereffects

7. Treating Pain and Somatic Problems
Audiotape Example #4: Joseph Barber-Interspersal for Pain Control
Audiotape Example #5: Milton Erickson-Treatment of Tinnitus and Phantom Limb Pain
Demonstration #3: Treating Pain and Somatic Problems
Exercise #6: Inviting Body Dissociation

8. I'm Only a Hypnotist, So this Is Only a Suggestion

Bibliography
Index

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