Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy
Milton Erickson’s psychotherapy is a form of hypnotherapy in which the therapist collaborates with the client to activate abilities that already exist within the client. The therapist utilizes hypnosis, metaphors, and real-life experiences in order to help the client achieve the goals that they want to accomplish.
Ericksonian psychotherapy subscribes to a belief that each person possesses enough innate resources within themselves to live more successfully. The task of psychotherapy is to identify, develop, and harness those innate or inherent but often unrecognized potentials. The therapist seeks to guide the client to stimulate action, and change behaviors and beliefs, which then promotes the resources within the client to solve problems, grow, and mature.