Betty Alice Erickson is a licensed professional counsellor, marriage and family therapist in private practice for over 25 years in Dallas, TX and International teacher of Ericksonian psychotherapy and hypnosis and is currently a LPC Supervisor. Her previous published work includes New Lessons in Hypnosis, chapters in numerous books and articles in various professional journals which have been reprinted and translated into 7 languages. She is the co-author with Bradford Keeney, PhD, of the fantastic book, Milton H. Erickson, MD, An American Healer, published by the Ringing Rocks Foundation. Her awards and honors include First Bi-Annual Award: Premio Internazionale Franaco Granone Award given by the Centro Italiano di Ipnosi Clinico-Sperimentale in October 2003, Milton Erickson Gesellschraft (Institute) (MEG) Prize for Excellence in Teaching and Promoting Ericksonian Hypnosis and Psychotherapy in October 2001, Honorary Member of the Swedish Society for Clinical Hypnosis, Honorary Member of the Milton Erickson Gesellschraft of Germany (MEG) and is a recipient of an honorary PH.D. in Psychological Science by the Republic of Armenia. She has been Editor, including Executive Editor and Editor-in-Chief of the Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter for over 10 years.