In this extraordinary workshop presented here for the first time in print, Stephen Gilligan and Robert Dilts truly take you on a voyage of self-discovery. The Hero’s Journey examines the questions: How can you live a meaningful life? What is the deepest life you are called to, and how can you respond to that call?This book is about how to discover your calling and how to embark on the path of learning and transformation that will reconnect you with your spirit, change negative beliefs and habits, heal emotional wounds and physical symptoms, deepen intimacy, and improve self-image and self-love. Along this path we inevitably meet challenges and confronting these challenges forces us to develop and think in new ways and push us outside our comfort zone.The book takes the form of a transcript of a four day workshop conducted by Stephen and Robert. It is a powerful way of learning as you are so absorbed by the experiences of the participants that you feel you are actually there. A wonderful voyage of discovery for everyone who thinks that ‘there must be more to life than this’.
Stephen Gilligan, Ph.D., is a licensed psychologist practicing in Encinitas, CA. After receiving his doctorate in Psychology from Stanford University, he became one of the foremost teachers and practitioners of Ericksonian hypnotherapy. He developed Self-relations Psychotherapy, an approach that integrates mind, body and spiritual experience.
Robert Dilts has been a developer, author, trainer and consultant in the field of NLP since its creation in 1975 by John Grinder and Richard Bandler. In addition to spearheading the applications of NLP to education, creativity, health, and leadership, his personal contributions to the field of NLP include much of the seminal work on NLP strategies and belief systems, and the development of ‘systemic NLP’.
A unique opportunity to ‘attend’ a workshop from Stephen Gilligan and Robert Dilts, both former students of Milton Erickson and Gregory Bateson. Their playful conversations set the stage for exploring diverse pathways into transformation of both the common and uncommon kind. Read it to find out why you should never ask anyone to name and orange. (Hint: It has nothing to do with apples.
–Bradford Keeney, PhD, author The Creative Therapist.
Come along on a wonderful journey with these two master teachers. Gilligan and Dilts will challenge you, delight you, and move you. With poetry, humor, exercises, and some amazing language, you will feel like you are in the room with them as they invite you to journey far and return to yourself again in a new way. Heed their call, and read this book.
–Bill O’Hanlon, author of Change 101, A Guide to Trance Land, and Do One Thing Different