Category Archives: Journal Article
MARTIAL ARTS METAPHORS AND HYPNOSIS: CHAPTER 2
The second article in this series continues the exploration of metaphors of personal integrity and systemic harmony derived from the Martial Arts and their inclusion in hypnotic inductions to promote personal growth and peace.
MARTIAL ARTS METAPHORS AND HYPNOSIS, CHAPTER 1
This series of articles proposes that, in some circumstances, metaphors of personal integrity and systemic harmony derived from the Martial Arts can be included in hypnotic inductions to promote personal growth and peace. The first article focuses on the creation … Continue reading
DIALOGICAL DISPUTATION OF NEGATIVE SELF-STATEMENTS: CONVERSATIONS WITH GOD
Why are negative self-statements and negative self-appraisals so strong, so persistent, and seemingly so impervious to correction? This paper proposes that their strength could arise from a vestige of the bicameral mind, in which self-originated statements have the authority of … Continue reading
A CONTEXT FOR MENTORING
This PAA Psymposium article discusses the overlap in supervision and mentoring, and the transitions from transactional to transformational leadership as the supervision relationship develops and matures. It then distinguishes the context of mentoring from that of supervision, allowing for more … Continue reading
THE MAKING OF J.S.T.
This article outlines the inspiration and early phases of development of the Journal of Strategic and Systemic Therapies, later to become The Journal of Systemic Therapies, published by Guilford Press. Don Efron and the author established the core of the … Continue reading
TEACH ME YOUR SYMPTOM
Occasionally people ask me “Whatever got you interested in hypnosis in the first place?” I invariably break out in a wry smile, and reflect back on how it all happened. The story reminds me that our client-teachers are often neither … Continue reading
SOLUTION-FOCUSED THERAPY INTEGRATED WITH COGNITIVE BEHAVIOR THERAPY TREATING EATING DISORDERED ATHLETES
Eating disorders afflict a noteworthy minority of athletes, especially in aesthetically-judged and weight-category sports. This paper summarizes a Masters thesis on the author’s use of solution-focused principles in a cognitive behavior therapy framework in treating these athletes. It also discusses … Continue reading