“Patterns of the Hypnotic Techniques of Milton H. Erickson Vol.1” by Richard Bandler & John Grinder

This is the first volume of the classical NLP study of Milton H. Erickson. Bandler & Grinder was determined to model Erickson’s unique way of doing hypnosis, something many people before them had tried. Patterns 1 teaches you the verbal aspect of Erickson’s techniques. Read it if you are interested in Ericksonian hypnosis.