Narrated by Jay Haley, this 60-minute documentary offers an intimate and far-reaching portrait of this remarkable individual's life and work. You'll learn how Erickson overcame numerous adversities in his early life - dyslexia, complete paralysis from polio at age 17, and chronic pain - and how these events formed the genesis of his development as an innovator in hypnosis and therapy. Featuring abundant footage of Erickson during interviews and therapeutic sessions, many of which have never been previously released, you'll learn more about the man and his work through fascinating interviews with his colleagues, students, patients, and family members. This inspiring portrait of one of the most humane therapists of our time will enrich the lives of anyone interested in the extraordinary potential of the human spirit.
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This DVD set (6 Disks) contains 35 hours of Dr. Erickson conducting training sessions with a group of select students. They were filmed by Jane Parsons-Fein from October 3rd through October 12th, 1979, in the small room next to Erickson’s office in Phoenix, Arizona. These DVDs are available to lisenced professionals.
This documentary explores the personal life and incredible career work of Milton H. Erickson, M.D., founder of Modern Hypnotherapy. This unsung American genius was a pioneer in psychiatry using radical and unconventional hypnotic techniques to cure not only patients but to control his own debilitating pain and paralysis.