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"After that seminar my research investigation included the communicative aspects of the hypnotic relationship" (p. 10).

"But a few words about Dr. Erickson's professional background may be useful. He attended the University of Wisconsin and received his medical degree at the Colorado General Hospital, simultaneously receiving his Master's degree in psychology," (p. 11).

"Erickson can be considered the master in the strategic approach to therapy. He has long been known as the leading medical hypnotist, having spent his life doing experimental work and using hypnosis in therapy in an infinite variety of ways," (p. 18).

"One way to view the strategic therapy is as a logical extension of hypnotic technique," (p. 19).

"As the word 'hypnosis' is used here it refers to a type of communication between people," (p. 20).

"The hypnotist directs another individual to spontaneously change his behavior," (p. 21).

"A therapist prefers that a patient initiate new behavior himself and choose his...

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