Milton Erickson

Milton Erickson
Rapport Issue


Publication Date

July 28th 2019


Kris Hallbom

Once upon a time in a faraway land called Phoenix, there lived an old man in a wheelchair, whom many called the Wizard of the Desert. (*1,2) This old man had sparkly eyes that shimmered like the ocean and he lived inside the body of one who had polio. He was racked with physical pain day and night, yet had the magical ability to outthink the pain and forge the pathway for a generation of gifted healers – who would forever remember him – long after he was gone and his dust-filled ashes were spread out upon the Arizona desert. His name was Dr Milton H. Erickson, and he was one of the greatest psychotherapists who ever lived. (*3)...


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