Category Archives: Group Therapy

Goodbyes in Group Therapy

Goodbyes in group therapy ​ often  allow​ more awareness​ of deeper feelings than  would ​be acknowledged in our usual everyday ​lives.  It’s a good idea ​​to actually begin Goodbyes​ 3 weeks ahead of leaving, so there is enough time over several sessions for a … Continue reading

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Depression and Psychotherapy — APA link

http://www.apa.org/helpcenter/understanding-depression.aspx?__utma=7359970.1407844766.1363016160.1403819656.1407012515.11&__utmb=7359970.8.10.1407012515&__utmc=7359970&__utmx=-&__utmz=7359970.1363016160.1.1.utmcsr=(direct)|utmccn=(direct)|utmcmd=(none)&__utmv=-&__utmk=114367169 well written, comprehensive information from the American Psychological Association for those interested in psychotherapy for depression. Please share your experience/response to this Post. I’d sure like to know, and it could be useful to someone else. You can click … Continue reading

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Video of my talk,”Evidence Based Clinical Hypnosis for Clients and Ourselves”

This is a video of a hour and a half public talk I gave in 2012 in the UNC-CH School of Social Work’s Clinical Lecture Series. It’s also available through “For Professionals”, in the top Home Page navigation bar — … Continue reading

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Encouraging Mistakes In Order to Facilitate Learning

A true story I shared with a colleague: When Milton Erickson sent each of his 7 kids off to first grade, he’d hide something behind his back, saying  ” Now, I want you to make LOTS OF MISTAKES in school, … Continue reading

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Loneliness

my post responding to a list serve request for suggestions about loneliness. Lonely is sure not the same thing as “alone’ — It seems to me both 1] a history of regular, strong and long enough early family emotional intimacy, … Continue reading

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All Day Intimacy Skills Group Oct 26

Love Skills Hypnotically Enhanced Intimacy Bob Dick’s Last All Day Workshop in 2012 Bob Dick, Ph.D., C.G.P., A.C., is known as a Therapist’s Therapist, with decades of experience in the Triangle Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 9:00am to 5:00pm At Bob’s … Continue reading

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Brief Hypnosis Facts that docs and clients don’t usually know

This is also on my main menue under Hypnosis — clients interested in hypnotherapy should print it out and read it slowly and carefully at least three times before talking with me about the options. Brief Hypnosis Facts for Clients … Continue reading

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Psychotherapy Effectiveness

Here’s the latest scientific statement from the American Psychological Association — it can give strong  support to folks wondering whether good research supports positive outcomes in psychotherapy. Effects and Effectiveness of Psychotherapy”   American Psychological Association Committee  8/2012 “Every day, … Continue reading

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Marriage and Intimate Friendship

I just finished a phone interview with Lee Rosen of the Rosen Law Firm for their useful website Stayhappilymarried.com .  This site is one of their several, free information resources around marriage and family issues.  Our interview will be permanently available … Continue reading

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Brief report on the Friday 6/29 All Day Hypnosis Group

As usual, participants were a very interesting mix of both folks I knew and folks I didn’t know.  We had a real good day together, learning through experience and mini-lecture, many different ways to use hypnosis.  Several participants who didn’t … Continue reading

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