Every few years or so, someone will make the claim that Moshe Feldenkrais trained with Milton H. Erickson. That is not correct. On many occasions, Feldenkrais expressed respect for Erickson and his work. And in several of Moshe's trainings he recommended the book, A Teaching Seminar With Milton H. Erickson. But Feldenkrais did not train directly with Milton H. Erickson.
The two did meet in 1978.
A colleague of mine was there: Stephen Gilligan. Years ago, I interviewed Steve about Milton and Moshe meeting and it is a rather fascinating insight into the minds of both men.
As they say in the mental ward, "Never put TWO Napoleons in the same room."
When Moshe Feldenkrais met Milton Erickson.
Click below to listen to or download the interview.