A compilation of essential contributions that span a period of 17 years, this volume highlights the extraordinary breadth of Stephen Lankton’s unique therapeutic approach, its techniques, protocols, and frameworks. The sections include Ericksonian Hypnosis and Therapy, Brief Therapy, Metaphor, Anxiety and Trauma. Within each section readers will discover an array practical and potent material that is certain to enhance the power of therapy, whether or not the therapist is working within an Ericksonian paradigm.
Praise for Assembling Ericksonian Therapy: Collected Papers of Stephen Lankton
“Stephen Lankton’s lucid and readable prose puts the principles and applications of Ericksonian Therapy easily within the grasp of his readers.”
Alexander A. Levitan, M.D., M.P.H.
“This collection reveals why [Lankton] has been at the forefront of the fields of hypnosis and brief, goal-directed psychotherapies for more than two decades. These papers provide readers with an opportunity to share his wisdom.” —
Michael D. Yapko, Ph.D.
“The ideas [are] both practical and imaginative, dealing with hypnotic technique as well as such areas as family violence. This is an expansive presentation of papers ranging from the ideology of Erickson to using therapeutic metaphor in social work.” —
ISBN: 978-1-932462-10-4 • 2004 • 279 Pages • Hardcover • $39.95