This lesson begins with the continuation of the discussion about the client from the last lesson. A somnambulist who has passive-aggressive behavior. Then the next client in this lesson is by far the most disturbed person in all of these lessons. John is 34 years, Emotional sexual - Emotional suggestible. His problems are: suicidal urges; promiscuity; confusion; anger; alcoholism; he shoots speed; depression; discomfort with his homosexual feelings; passive-aggressive behavior and hypoglycemia. The therapy for this poor man is the subject of the essay question. It does involve confidence building and the use of the happy pill.
Essay Question: How could a therapist form an overall therapeutic approach for a client with this many problems?
- Chapter 1 - Dr. Kappas discusses somnambulism and different hypnotic depths with the group. Then he concludes the discussion about the treatment for the passive-aggressive client from the last lesson.
Start: 00:00:49 | End: 00:05:24 | Duration: 00:04:35
- Chapter 2 - Dr. Hodges briefly describes the client coming in. He is a speed addict and an alcoholic, with a lot of other problems as well. Then the group interviews John, a 34 year old Emotional sexual and suggestible, about his history and addictions, suicidal urges, and many other serious problems.
Start: 00:05:24 | End: 00:21:35 | Duration: 00:16:11
- Chapter 3 - The client John's, interview, and discussion, moves into his anger, fears, depression, dreams, past relationship with family, his college life, and one past relationship with a woman. Then his asthma, broken back, and more about his mother, drug addictions, and his homo and hetero sexual history.
Start: 00:21:35 | End: 00:53:24 | Duration: 00:31:49
- Chapter 4 - Dr. Kappas discusses John's passive-aggressive behavior, homosexuality, and the effects that shame and guilt have had in his life.
Start: 00:53:24 | End: 01:00:35 | Duration: 00:07:11
- Chapter 5 - (Essay Question Info) Dr. Kappas guides the discussion into why John is so depressed, and how to treat him. Then more about his discomfort and guilt with homosexuality, his passive-aggressive behavior, and drug addiction.
Start: 01:00:35 | End: 01:08:10 | Duration: 00:07:35
- Chapter 6 - (Essay Question Info) Dr. Kappas describes the special therapeutic approach that he will take, today, with John. Exposing his problems and establishing a therapeutic pace.
Start: 01:08:10 | End: 01:11:31 | Duration: 00:03:21
- Chapter 7 - Dr. Kappas describes to John the cause of his passive-aggressive behavior, his Emotional sexuality, depression, blood sugar problems, drug addiction, and his confusion, and guilt, about his homosexual urges.
Start: 01:11:31 | End: 01:21:28 | Duration: 00:09:57
- Chapter 8 - Dr. Kappas tests John's suggestibility then does an arm raising that begins too fast, so Dr. Kappas provides some resistance by pulling his head back to further overload him.
Start: 01:21:28 | End: 01:30:48 | Duration: 00:09:20
- Chapter 9 - Into the recliner for a progressive relaxation and an arm rigidity deepening technique. Then circle therapy and a "happy pill", in a glass of water. This is a suggestion to be used as a replacement for speed and other addictions. Finally down twenty steps to reinforce all of the positive suggestions in this session.
Start: 01:30:48 | End: 01:49:30 | Duration: 00:18:42
- Chapter 10 - A post hypnotherapy discussion as Dr. Kappas tells the group how the Happy Pill in a glass of water, each night before bed suggestion, will replace John's need for speed, and will create happiness. (His speed addiction is a replacement for all of his other problems.) The last suggestion, in hypnosis, that something good is going to happen, will be the most powerful.
Start: 01:49:30 | End: 01:58:09 | Duration: 00:08:39
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