Stanton H E: Treating phobias rapidly with Bandler's theatre technique.
Australian Journal of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis 16(2): 153-160, 1988.
Abstract: Describes R. Bandler's (1985) theater technique, which makes use of mental imagery and dissociation to treat phobias. Working within the neurolinguistic programming tradition, Bandler, rather than treating phobias over a protracted time period as decreed by conventional wisdom, uses an approach that removes phobias rapidly. Case examples of a 47-yr-old female agoraphobic, a 36-yr-old male social phobic, and a 29-yr-old female simple phobic illustrate the treatment of each Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-III) category of phobia with this technique. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2005 APA, all rights reserved).