John Lentz, DMin

Manipulation and Miscommunication

Manipulation and Miscommunication is a workshop based upon two of Dr. Lentz's books, Effective Handling of Manipulation and Transforming Miscommunication. This workshop gives attendees tools for dealing with manipulation and avoiding miscommunication in practical ways. People usually deeply appreciate the helpful and highly original ways of thinking about communication and manipulation that is offered. While the workshop concepts were developed from Dr. Lentz's understanding of hypnosis and people it doesn't require any knowledge of hypnosis to receive a significant benefit from the material.

Bonus Keynote: Hypnosis and Multiplying Treatment Options in Psychotherapy

In this 20-minute presentation, John Lentz describes how thinking about disorders in hypnotic terms multiplies treatment options and streamlines understanding of disorders so that more creative and personalized methods can be applied.

John D. Lentz D. Min is the Founder and Director of the Ericksonian Institute of Jeffersonville, Indiana where he teaches Hypnosis and practices marriage and family therapy. He is a member and supervisor of AAMFT AAPC and ASCH. He graduated from and later taught at the Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. Author of six books including Effective Handling of Manipulative Persons and Trans-Altering Epiphanies he pastors Radcliff Presbyterian Church and is the retired Chief Chaplain of the women's prison in Kentucky. Dr. Lentz has spoken nationally and internationally on a variety of subjects involving manipulation, hypnosis, double binds, anxiety, and sexual abuse. He currently has two more books being edited. The first is about how to reclaim and maintain that loving feeling, and the second is about perpetrators, victims and bystanders. It offers unique treatment methods, and insights. Dr. Lentz also has authored 15 hypnotic CD's that assist people overcoming anger, shame, sleep disorders, loneliness, and a variety of other topics.