This book focuses on tested hypanalytic techniques, with step-by-step procedures for integrating hypsis into psychoanalytic processes. In its examination of the latest thinking, research, and techniques, the book discusses historical origins of hypsis as well as how to apply it to current events, such as using hypsis in the treatment of trauma with soldiers coming out of the war in Iraq. The text shows how hypsis can be combined with psychoanalysis to make it possible to understand the subjective world of clients. Its accessible nature, rich detail, and significant updates make the book an invaluable resource for the professional who wishes to incorporate hypsis into his or her practice. With the authors' extensive and impressive kwledge, careful updates, and comprehensive coverage of the proper and appropriate techniques to use, this volume is an indispensable addition to the field.
John G. Watkins, Ph.D., ABPP, ABPH, is Professor Emeritus of Clinical Psychology, University of Montana. Dr. Watkins is a Past President of the Society for Psychological Hypnosis, Division 30 of the APA, of the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, and of the American Board of Psychological Hypnosis. Arreed Barabasz, Ed.D., Ph.D., ABPP, is a Psychologist in Practice and Professor and Director of the Hypnosis Laboratory at Washington State University. He is a Past President of both the Society for Psychological Hypnosis, Division 30 of the APA, and of the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis, and Editor of the International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis.