by Carol Zaleski: On October 19, 2003, Mother Teresa of Calcutta (1910-1997) will be beatified in Rome. During the three-and-a-half-year investigation into her cause, no less thorough for having been hastened by the waiver of the customary five-year waiting period, every nook and cranny of her life was studied for evidence that she is the […]
Articles for Past Teachers
by Gregg E. Gorton, M.D.: Milton Hyland Erickson is long considered the father of modern clinical hypnosis, is best appreciated today as a psychotherapy innovator (1). His “uncommon” therapy (2) was molded by his early career research into the nature of suggestion, hypnotic states, the mental mechanisms underlying psychodynamic processes, and the psychophysiological aspects of trance (3).
Since Erickson was born and raised in pioneering and rural farming country, there were few medical or educational facilities. “Schooling” was simple and basic, which may be whey not one (apparently) noticed that the young Milton was experiencing the world in his own unique manner.
by Jeffrey Zeig: A TEACHING SEMINAR WITH MILTON ERICKSON: BRUNNER/MAZEL: NY: 1980: You see, I don’t believe in Freudian psychoanalysis. Freud did contribute a lot of good ideas to psychiatry and psychology.
by Douglas O’Brien: When you hear “hypnosis” you might think of the traditional form of hypnosis where the powerful, authoritative hypnosis implants suggestions in his subject, such as, “you are getting sleeeepy. Your eyelids are growing heavier and heavier. “You will quit smoking,” and so on.
by Stephen Lankton, MSW, DAHB: I am writing about Erickson’s contribution to therapy in terms of epistemology and ontology and run the risk of being mistaken as an article on philosophy.
Kris Samons examines the background and beliefs of Christian Science from a Christian, biblical worldview perspective. What he uncovers is a vast chasm between the worldview beliefs of Christian Science and the worldview taught in the Bible.
by John Dewitt: After her great discovery of Christian Science, Mrs. Eddy faced an unparalleled challenge: to find ways of sharing her revelation with others.
by Peter J. Henniker-Heaton: Monthly on the cover of The Christian Science Journal Mary Baker Eddy is named as author of the Christian Science textbook, “Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.”
by Floyd C. Shank: Mary Baker Eddy—Founder! What does the word “founder” mean that it should be so closely linked with the one who has discovered Christian Science, the complete healing system of Christ Jesus?