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Uncommon Therapy: The Psychiatric Techniques of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 4, Part 2 Summary

Jay Haley
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Chapter 4, Part 2 Summary and Analysis

Harold is able to move through these challenges. None of this could have happened if he had not managed to get himself to therapy but he did. It becomes apparent that Harold is very diligent and quite a good worker. Once he overcomes the severe effects of the poverty of his childhood, he manages to develop a new habit of dressing himself well, and of spending money on his own attire. Next, Harold succeeds in cultivating a friendship with an unintelligent handicapped man who has been highly effective at making the best of who he is. Erickson starts this relationship but does not control it. Eventually, through a lengthy process including both success and failure, Erickson gets Harold to complete high school and try college. Harold succeeds. When Harold has done so, Erickson persuades him to drop the idea that he is somehow...

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