The experience of interviewing in the presence of observers

  • Milton H. Erickson
Part of the The Century Psychology Series book series (TCPS)


The experience of interviewing two psychiatric patients in the presence of observers and of attempting to induce hypnotic trances in them with the knowledge at the time that my efforts were being filmed for subsequent critical analysis by highly qualified persons constituted an interesting project for me. The primary consideration for me was the execution of the proposed task as adequately as possible. My own personal emotions were considered neither important nor relevant.


Empathic Response Interview Situation Street Noise Sonal Relationship Special Accommodation 
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© Meredith Publishing Company 1966

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  • Milton H. Erickson

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