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  • adj. Of or pertaining to Milton Hyland Erickson (1901–1980), American psychiatrist specializing in medical hypnosis and family therapy.


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  • In the years that I spent studying Ericksonian hypnotherapy, I remember one exercise the students had to do in pairs.

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  • Bryan Adams is the master of the Ericksonian non sequitur.

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  • The first two are Robert Anue's Zebu playing card set for learning and practicing Ericksonian hypnosis language patterns.

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  • The second will be Trevor Silvester's Wordweaving game and concept which can be adapted to Ericksonian or direct approaches.

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  • For those unfamiliar with Speed Seduction, it is an influence system developed by Ross Jeffries which combines elements of Neurolinguistic Programming with conversational Ericksonian style hypnosis specifically to increase the success rates for men who want to meet and get to know women intimately.

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  • Smyth says that Oziel is a practitioner of Ericksonian hypnosis, a form of hypnosis that can be used on more than one person, devised by a psychiatrist named Milton Erickson.

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  • Classes will be offered in many modalities including: traditional hypnotherapy, hypnoanalysis, Ericksonian hypnotherapy and cognitive/behavioral hypnotherapy, while focussing primarily overall on stage-hypnosis techniques.

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  • Last month, Williams began intensive training with the master practitioner of neuro-linguistic programming, subliminal persuasive linguistics, unconscious suggestions, Ericksonian patterns, and physiological and muscle readings.

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  • Quest For Excellence: Maximizing Performance For Business, Sports and the Arts HPP products are built on decades of knowledge, combining elements of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and Ericksonian hypnotherapy.


  • By now you've probably heard the conspiracy theory flying around that Obama uses "Ericksonian hypnosis" techniques in his speeches to brainwash listeners into blindly absorbing his "propaganda".



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