The Resourceful Self in Hypnotic Ego State (Parts) Therapy: A Neo-Ericksonian Approach

Manhattan Society of Clinical Hypnosis  (ManSCH)
The Resourceful Self in Hypnotic Ego State (Parts) Therapy: A Neo-Ericksonian Approach
Presented by Woltemade Hartman, Ph.D.

Effective uses of the Ericksonian Principles of utilization and strategic cooperation to potentiate the therapeutic value of working with resourceful and disconnected parts of a person’s self-identity, will be explored during this presentation. The workshop will focus on the unique interplay between the strengths and difficulties of ego states and ways of optimizing their intra-relational patterns.

1.5 Hours / Level: Advanced
Educational Objectives
At the end of this workshop, students will be able to

  •  Examine different ways to strategically6 access and stay connected to relevant ego states (parts) during the hypnotic intervention process..

  • Gain an understanding of ways to utilize resourceful ego states (parts) to optimize healing and resiliency.

  • Articulate how to communicate therapeutically and effectively with ego states.

About the presentor:
Woltemade Hartman, Ph.D.  , is a clinical and educational psychologist in private practice in Pretoria, South Africa.  He received his training as an Ericksonian psychotherapist at the Ericksonian Foundation in Phoenix, Arizona.  Dr Hartman also   trained as an ego state therapist with professor J G Watkins and the late Mrs H Watkins in Missoula, Montana.  He is the author of “Ego state therapy with sexually traumatized children” as well as various articles on the topic of hypnosis.   Dr Hartman is a past executive committee member of the South African Society of Clinical Hypnosis, past member of the Board of Psychology of the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) and is the founding director of the Milton H. Erickson Institute of South Africa (MEISA).  He has written various articles on the use of Ericksonian hypnosis and ego state therapy in the psychotherapeutic context as well as in communication pathology.  Dr Hartman lectures on these topics both nationally and internationally.  He is currently teaching on an annual basis for the Milton H. Erickson Society of Germany, the Milton Erickson Society of Austria, and the Polish Ericksonian Society.  He also lectures in Europe, the United States and Canada on a regular basis and more frequently in various parts of Germany.  He has been accredited by Dr Danie Beaulieu Ph.D and the Académie Impact in Québec, Canada, to do training in Eye Movement Integration (EMI) internationally

.Tuesday at 8:00 P.M. June 23, 2009.

WHERE:  At the office of Jane Parsons-Fein, 275 Central Park West, #4B, (near corner of 88th Street) NYC.  Phone # 212-873-4557.
Free to ManSCH members.  $20.00 for non-members.  Membership is $75.00 per year.