ERIC Number: ED345187
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1987
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Psychotherapy: The Listening Voice. Rogers and Erickson.
Leva, Richard A.
The views of Carl Rogers and Milton H. Erickson are combined in this book on psychotherapy. The first section focuses on belief systems, views of man, new views of the unconscious, and a philosophy for change. Erickson and his relationship to myth, the nature of man and the goal of counseling, trance, and a radical view of the unconscious are discussed. The second section presents readings in Ericksonian and Rogerian therapy. Introductions are included to these chapters: (1) The Uniqueness of Similarities: Parallels of Milton H. Erickson and Carl Rogers (Hugh Gunnison); (2) Reaction to Gunnison's Article on the Similarities between Erickson and Rogers (Carl Rogers); (3) Content and Know-How: A Model for Ericksonian Psychotherapy (James Wilk); (4) Transformation Techniques of the New Hypnosis (Daniel L. Araoz); (5) Two Level Communication and the Microdynamics of Trance and Suggestion (Milton H. Erickson and Ernest L. Rossi); (6) Traditional Delusions versus Ericksonian Realities (Ronald A. Havens); and (7) Infra-thin (Richard A. Leva). The third section discusses techniques for change. Similarities between Rogers and Erickson are reviewed and basic facilitative skills are described. Also discussed are counseling techniques, specifically how to establish the: core conditions; hypnotic conditions; trance conditions in Rogerian therapy; and self-reference. (ABL)
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