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Jonathan D. Fast
12 Hours 26 Minutes
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04 Oct, 2018
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Jonathan Fast, PhD, MSW, is trained and certified in Ericksonian hypnosis. Dr. Fast has lectured and delivered keynotes at many conferences, and appeared on most of the major news outlets. He has been interviewed on several occasions by the BBC World News. He is the author of 12 books and numerous scholarly articles and book chapters. He is a member of the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis (ASCH).
Hypnosis is an integral part of his clinical practice. Over the years he has used it in a variety of settings with clients of all ages. Dr. Fast has been fascinated by hypnosis since he was a child.
He earned a Masters of Social Work from Columbia University, and a PhD from Yeshiva University, including post-doctoral training at NYSEPH (New York Society for Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Hypnosis). For nearly 20 years, Dr. Fast was a professor of Social Work Research & Practice at Wurzweiler School of Social Work in New York City.
Financial: Jonathan Fast is a tenured associate professor at Yeshiva University. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.
Nonfinancial: Jonathan Fast is a member of the National Association of Social Workers.
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- Assess which clients will benefit most from clinical hypnosis, and which will not.
- Engage the client in pre-trance psychoeducation (“the pre-talk”) to dispel hypnosis “myths” and maximize treatment efficacy.
- Administer four different ways of inducing a trance to best utilize a client’s adaptive resources.
- Employ three different trance deepening techniques to activate those adaptive resources that appear unavailable in lighter trance.
- Understand the distinction between the Ericksonian conception of the unconscious and the Freudian, and how it facilitates change in clinical hypnosis cases.
- Construct clinical interventions by exploiting 12 classic hypnotic phenomena.
- Recognize and exploit an abreaction to discover unresolved issues in a client’s past.
- Use age regression to uncover unresolved issues from a client’s past.
- Use age progression to help the client identify his or her own treatment goals.
- Utilize proven techniques to help the client tolerate suffering from pain and/or achieve anesthesia.
- Maximize the efficacy of traditional cognitive behavioral therapy by regulating suggestability, visual imagery, and emotional association and dissociation during trance.
- Utilize ideodynamic “anchors” for the client so he or she can retrieve specific memories, feelings, or behaviors.
- Teach the client auto-hypnosis techniques for self-empowerment and ongoing self-treatment when advisable.
The Neuroscience of Hypnosis
- Is trance an altered state?
When to use hypnosis & when not to
- The Role of Mirror Neurons
- Dissociation & Brain Imaging
- When to use guided imagery
- Hypnosis with mandated or oppositional clients
- Pre-trance discussion
- Leading & pacing
- The “safe place” induction
- Three simple scripts
- Natural Unconscious Trance
- Deepening a trance
- Ending a trance
The Six Classic Hypnotic Phenomena
- Suggestibility “tests”
- Direct and Indirect suggestion
- Paradoxical suggestions
- Post-hypnotic suggestion
- Ericksonian utilization
Part I: Clinical Applications
- Age regression
- Future projection
- Sensory alteration
Part II: Some Variations
- Focused healing
- Reducing bleeding
- Pain control (Migraines)
- Substance abuse
Small Group Review and Practice
- Self Hypnosis
- Combining hypnosis with CBT
- Self hypnosis
- Making hypnosis “tapes” for your clients
- Ideodynamic “tagging”
- Trance Induction
- Trance Deepening
- Post hypnotic suggestion
- Coming out of trance
Limitations and Potential Risks
- Principles to Guide Your Hypnotherapy
- Final Trance
- The psychometric dilemma
- Experimental vs. demonstrative
- Potential risks
- Social Workers
- Marriage and Family Therapists
- Addiction Counselors
- Other Mental Health Professionals
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