My copy of the new book arrived today. Here is what Diana Fosha says about it:"This is a thorough, accessible, and very practical book, filled with resources and sound ideas, filtered through the intelligence and experience of a savvy, compassionate, down-to-earth, and very experienced clinician. It is like a travel guide to the land of
Someone posted a 1988 video of David Calof doing a hypnotic induction. It's great (except for the video quality) and has links to several other hypnosis-related videos. I learned hypnotic techniques in the early 80's, at the beginning of my career, and find myself using hypnotic language, voice tones, and anchoring techniques in many sessions.
The Mentalist & My Own Worst Enemy portray very different uses of hypnosis and psychological strategies. Tim Kang is Kendall Cho, the stage hypnotist turned California Bureau of Investigation adjunct. While his skeptical colleagues look on, Cho uses (Milton) Ericksonian hypnotic techniques to befuddle, assist recall, and produce telling reactions in witnesses and "persons of