OBM Integrative and Complementary Medicine is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. It covers all evidence-based scientific studies on integrative, alternative and complementary approaches to improving health and wellness.
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Hypnotic and Strategic Psychotherapy
Submission Deadline: March 31, 2022 (Open) Submit Now
Joseph Meyerson, PhD
Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Israel
Research Interests: strategic psychotherapy; hypnotic psychotherapy; hypnosis; hypnotherapy; dissociation
Integrating hypnosis in psychotherapy is a challenging task. The challenge is concealed in the diversity of approaches and theoretical orientations of professionals that study and use hypnosis in their practice. The intricacy of hypnosis historical roots and the diversity of the researcher's paradigms on hypnosis as a phenomenon add complexity to the task of interweaving hypnosis in the therapy.
In this special issue, an attempt will be made to present and to demonstrate some models of implementation of hypnosis in psychotherapy that dominate modern hypnotherapy and can be used for appropriate incorporation of hypnosis in the clinical practice.
by Zahi Arnon
Received: 28 January 2022; Published: 06 May 2022; doi: 10.21926/obm.icm.2202021
After the emergence of Mindfulness in the Western world, many studies proved its mental and physical benefits. However, implementing Mindfulness in psychotherapy has several challenges: therapists are not formal Mindfulness instructors; the Mindfulness course is a continuous eight-week course, which many patients do not attend during therap [...]
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