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Uncommon Therapy: The Psychiatric Techniques of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Jay Haley
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Essay Topics

Describe Erickson's technique of "encouraging resistance" and give examples where this technique is used in case studies from the text.

Discuss how "amnesia and the control of information" works. How is this technique controversial? In what examples does Erickson use it?

Describe Erickson's technique of "providing a worse alternative" and give examples where this technique is used in case studies from the text.

Discuss Erickson's methods of family therapy. How does his approach differ from the standard sessions of therapists in the 19th century?

Why does Erickson use the technique of avoiding self-exploration? In what way does this make his methods unique to other talk-therapists?

Describe Erickson's technique of "causing change by communicating in metaphor" and give examples where this technique is used in case studies from the text.

Describe the "trance state" which Erickson uses. How does this differ from what people traditionally think of as hypnosis...

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