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The Power of Emotional Change
Dr. Fredric Mau specializes in Narrative Therapy, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy, and Solution-Focused Brief Counseling
Emotions, not information, drive behavior. People take action because something is more emotionally comfortable than something else. Real change is not based on surface-level information; rather, it occurs when you reframe your emotions. Our stories drive our lives - reworking your story at a conscious or unconscious level is a powerful path to health.
We’ve all heard the joke, “That’ll take years of therapy to fix!” But how long does it take to make profound emotional change? Research has shown that you can fall in love in just one-fifth of a second (Ortigue, et al., 2010, cf. “Syracuse,” 2010). Substantive change doesn't always require a long, arduous process. Dr. Mau works from a brief therapy model to help you experience deep emotional change in just a few sessions.
The key is to focus on solutions. Solution thinking is very different from problem thinking. While some approaches to therapy focus on gaining insight or focus on the past, these problem-focused approaches simply bring the emotions of the past into the present--where they don’t belong.
In contrast, a solution-based approach with a future orientation is more effective. Dr. Mau's approach emphasizes embracing emotional health.
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Dr. Mau's new book Emotion: The Power of Change - A Science-based Approach to Ericksonian Hypnosis is now available in softcover and as a Kindle eBook. Click here for more information.
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