Rubin Battino, M.S., Ph.D.

Psychotherapy Vita (Revised May 2014)

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Yellow Springs, OH 45387
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Education
B.S. 1953
The City College of New York, C.C.N.Y., Chemistry
M.A. 1954
Duke University, Physical Chemistry
Ph.D. 1957
Duke University, Physical Chemistry
M.S. 1978
Wright State University, Mental Health Counselling


Certification and Licenses  

NCC National Board for Certified Counselors (U.S.A.); #3481

LPCC Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (Ohio); #E853


Professional Experience  
1956-57 Research Chemist, Leeds & Northrup Company
1957-60 Instructor, Illinois Institute of Technology
1960-66 Assistant Professor, Illinois Institute of Technology
1966-69 Associate Professor, Wright State University
1969-95 Professor, Wright State University
1973 Visiting Professor, University of Vienna (Austria)
1973 Visiting Professor, Oxford University (United Kingdom)
1976 Visiting Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)
1979 Visiting Professor, The Ben Gurion University of the Negev (Israel)
1979 Visiting Professor, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel)
1979 Visiting Professor, University of New England (Australia)
1980 Visiting Professor, University of Canterbury (New Zealand)
1982 Visiting Professor, Okayama University of Science (Japan)
1986 Visiting Professor, Rhodes University (South Africa)
1987-88 Visiting Professor, University of Canterbury (New Zealand)
1990 Visiting Professor, Okayama University of Science (Japan)
1991 Visiting Professor, Rhodes University (South Africa)
1992 Visiting Professor, University of Turku (Finland)
1995- Professor Emeritus of Chemistry, Wright State University
1995-96 Visiting Professor, University of Canterbury (New Zealand)
1997 Visiting Professor, University of Vienna (Austria)
1998-99 Visiting Professor, University of Canterbury (New Zealand)


Honors and Honorary Societies  
  • Outstanding Educator of America, 1973

  • Senior Scholar to Australia, Fulbright Fellowship, 1979

  • Award for Outstanding Teaching, College of Science and Engineering, Wright State University, 1979, 1993

  • Named an Outstanding Engineer or Scientist in the Greater Dayton area for 1985 by the Affiliate Societies Council of the Engineering and Science Foundation of Dayton

  • Wright State University Board of Trustees Award for Faculty Excellence, 1985

  • Eastman Kodak Fellow, 1955

  • Sigma Xi

  • Phi Lambda Upsilon

  • American Association For Advancement of Science Fellow

  • International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) Fellow

  • National Council for Hypnotherapy Fellow (UK)

Counseling Activities  
  • Service
    • President, Secretary, Milton H. Erickson Society of Dayton
  • Courses Taught at Wright State University, Department of Human Services
    • Introduction to Neurolinguistic Programming (6 times)

    • Introduction to Ericksonian Hypnotherapy (2 times)

    • Ericksonian Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy (3-quarter sequence)
      (2 times, with T. L. South)

    • Solution-Oriented Approaches (2 times)

    • Guided Imagery and Other Approaches to Healing (3 times)

    • Uses of Metaphor in Psychotherapy and Healing

    • Expectation: How to do Very Brief Therapy

    • Introduction to Hypnosis and Hypnotherapy
  • Workshops
    • Reframing (with M. Drucker, 1984; AHP Regional Conference, 1986)

    • Introduction to Ericksonian Methods (AHP Regional Conference, 1994)

    • Guided Imagery and Other Approaches to Healing (Manchester and London, 2001; Glasgow, 2002)

    • Metaphor and Guided Metaphor for Psychotherapy and Healing (London, 2002)

    • Workshops in Mexico (2012, 2013)
      • Expectation and Very Brief Therapy
      • Keynote: Transforming Negative Self-Talk
      • Keynote: What is Really Important in Life
      • Using Hypnosis with People who Have Life-Challenging Diseases
      • Hypnosis a la Rubin

    • All-Day Workshop in UK on Expectation and Very Brief Therapy

    • Keynote at National Council for Hypnotherapy (UK): What is Really Important in Life. Also workshops on hypnosis and very brief therapy

    • Four all-day workshops in Ohio on Expectation and Very Brief Therapy
  • Presentations
    • Five to seven per year at the Milton H. Erickson Society of Dayton

    • Poetry as Multiple Embedded Metaphor in a Group Induction at the Fifth International Congress on Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, Dec. 1992

    • Faculty at the Fifth International Congress on Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, Dec. 1992

    • Hypnosis With People Who Have Life-Challenging Diseases at the Seventh International Congress on Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, Dec. 1999, and the Eighth International Congress on Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, Dec. 2001

    • Guided Imagery and Other Approaches to Healing at the Eighth International Congress on Ericksonian Approaches to Hypnosis and Psychotherapy, Dec. 2001

    • Faculty at Milton H. Erickson Foundation International Congresses at their 8th, 9th, 10th, and 11th meetings. Participation including doing workshops on various topics and participation in panel discussions.

Publications (see Books page for details)  
  1. Ericksonian Approaches: A Comprehensive Manual, a book with T. L. South with three specialty chapters by S. Sylvester, J. Auld, and L. Segal. (Neurypnology Press, Yellow Springs, OH, 1997; Crown House Publishing Ltd. 1999); second edition (2005)
  2. Two audiotape reviews, Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter.
  3. “Preparing Estelle for Surgery,” Milton H. Erickson Foundation Newsletter, Vol. 19, No. 1, 14-15 (1999).
  4. Guided Imagery and Other Approaches to Healing, Crown House Publishing Ltd., Carmarthen, UK (2000).
  5. “Letter to the Editor” on complementary medicine research. Chemistry International, 22, 85-86 (2000).
  6. Coping: A guide for those who have life-challenging diseases and their caregivers, Crown House Publishing Ltd. Carmarthen, UK (2001).
  7. Meaning: The Life of Viktor E. Frankl, a biography in play form, Crown House Publishing, Ltd., 2002.
  8. Metaphoria: Metaphor and Guided Metaphor for Psychotherapy and Healing (Crown House Publishing, 2002).
  9. That’s Right, Is It Not? A Play About the Life of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation Press (2008).
  10. Howie and Ruby: Conversations 2000-2007, with H.H. Fink. Lulu.com (2011).
  11. Healing Language. A Guide for Physicians, Dentists, Nurses, Psychologists, Social Workers, and Counselors. Lulu.com (2010).
  12. When All Else Fails: Some New and Some Old Tools for Doing Very Brief Therapy. Crown House Publishing (2014).
  13. National Council for Hypnotherapy Journal (UK) — numerous articles
  14. Many short essays on Rob McNeilly’s site
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